European-spec Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift gets a 48V mild hybrid system

Updated Sep 29, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

The Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift now can generate more power.

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.

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Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift front view

The 183 hp 2.0L turbo-diesel powertrain will be offered a 48V mild hybrid system

Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift angular rear

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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Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift on the road

The mild hybrid system is also equipped with a fresh 1.6L Smart Stream turbodiesel which can produce 113 hp and 131 hp

New Hyundai Tucson - Driving Trailer

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.

Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift dashboard area

The interior is also upgraded with an all-new dashboard design, a 3D navigation system

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Hyundai Tucson

<p>The Hyundai Tucson is a compact, five-door crossover with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout. It can fit in up to five occupants including the driver, and it has a default cargo space of&nbsp;877-liters. For the Philippine market, the Hyundai-made model either gets a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline engine or a 2.0-liter turbodiesel inline-4. The gasoline engine option can make up to 155 horsepower and 192 Nm of torque. The diesel option can produce 185 horsepower and 402 Nm of torque. Only the entry-level GL 2.0 FWD MT is available with a six-speed manual transmission.The automatic gasoline variant uses a six-speed automatic gearbox, while the diesel variants come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission.</p>

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