Recently, Hyundai-Sime Darby has made an announcement that buyers in the Malaysian market can start ordering the Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift, ahead of its upcoming official debut in late October in this nation.
According to the latest car news, the car will be available in 2 versions including a 1.6L Turbo and a 2.0L Elegance - with an expected starting price from RM123,888 (equivalent to around P1,614,000).
Buyers in the Malaysian market can start ordering the Tucson 2019 facelift
Changes in the Tucson’s exterior include tweaked LED headlights and a fresh bumper, plus 17’’ wheels. Besides, the stamped Cascading Grille is also redesigned with more angular than the previous unit while the tail lamps are also reshaped and receives new graphics.
Stepping inside, the dashboard now boasts a 7’’ display serving the infotainment system. The air-conditioning vents are also revamped while the center stack gets no change.
Changes in the Tucson’s exterior include tweaked LED headlights and a fresh bumper, plus 17’’ wheels
The dashboard now boasts a 7’’ display serving the infotainment system
Under the hood of the Hyundai Tucson 2019 facelift, the 1.6L T-GDI engine equipped in the turbo version is capable of doling out 175 hp and 265 Nm of torque, teaming up with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Meanwhile, the non-turbo version is powered by a 2.0L Nu MPi which can produce 153 hp and 192 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Latest updates on upcoming Hyundai cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Hyundai Philippines' local lineup.
The car will be available in 2 versions including a 1.6L Turbo and a 2.0L Elegance
Know more about Hyundai Tucson 2021
<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 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>