The Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift has been launched just 2 months ago, simultaneously with the upgraded Honda CR-V’s debut at New York International Auto Show 2018. Now, the good news is that the 183 hp 2.0L turbo-diesel powertrain will be offered a 48V mild hybrid system. It includes a 0.44 kWh lithium-ion battery, a low-voltage DC/DC converter, a mild hybrid starter generator and an inverter, along with a 16 hp electric boost for difficult acceleration.
The engine will work in conjunction with a standard 6-speed manual transmission and a new optional automatic gearbox, driven by a 4-wheel drive system.
The 183 hp 2.0L turbo-diesel powertrain will be offered a 48V mild hybrid system
The engine will work in conjunction with a standard 6-speed manual transmission
Besides, the new system is also equipped with a fresh 1.6L Smart Stream turbodiesel which can produce 113 hp and 131 hp, combined with a 6-manual transmission and driven by a standard front-wheel drive system. The greater-powered variant of the Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift receives a dual-clutch 7-speed transmission and an optional 4-wheel drive. Meanwhile, the petrol engines don’t receive any updates. All engines come standard with the updated Euro 6c emissions.
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The mild hybrid system is also equipped with a fresh 1.6L Smart Stream turbodiesel which can produce 113 hp and 131 hp
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Updates in the exterior come with new Cascading grille, refreshed tail light graphics, a glossier air intake style, a fresh exhaust muffler and a redesigned bumper. The interior is also upgraded with an all-new dashboard, a “floating” infotainment screen, a Krell advanced audio system and a 3D navigation system.
Other additional features of the Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift contains the SmartSense suite of Hyundai and a USB charging port at the rear. Latest updates on upcoming Hyundai cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Hyundai Philippines' local lineup.
The interior is also upgraded with an all-new dashboard design, a 3D navigation system
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Know more about Hyundai Tucson 2023
The 2023 Hyundai Tucson is a five-seater compact crossover. Locally, this model has two variants. There’s the GLS+ 2.0 CRDi, and the 2.0 GLS AT. The CRDi model is diesel, while the other one is gasoline. They then have a price of Php 1,840,000 and Php 1,570,000 respectively.
Under the hood, the GLS+ CRDi variant uses a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine that can make up to 183 horsepower and 416 Nm of torque. The GLS meanwhile gets a 2.0-liter gasoline mill that can churn out 153 horsepower and 192 Nm of torque.
For transmissions, the diesel variant uses an eight-speed automatic tranny. The gasoline version meanwhile uses a six-speed automatic tranny. Both variants are front-wheel-drive.
Size-wise, the new Tucson is 4,630mm long, 1,865mm wide, and 1,665mm in height. They also come with a wheelbase length of 2,755mm, and a ground clearance of 181mm.
Locally, the Hyundai Tucson competes against the likes of the Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, Chery Tiggo 5 Pro, Subaru Forester, Peugeot 3008, among others.
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