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 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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