Earlier this month, Philkotse.com has posted about the restyled Hyundai Tucson 2019 by China in which its exterior design was mostly revealed. Just few days ago, the very first picture of this model’s interiors was published, showing various similarities with global counterparts.
The overall design of facelifted Hyundai Tucson 2019
Looking inside the facelifted Hyundai Tucson 2019, both AC vent cluster and automatic climate controls are lowered to spare more space above. Hard keys are installed along sides of a floating 7-inch infotainment system which is compatible with either Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. This feature is the typical trait in almost all Hyundai variants around the world.
As regards its other highlights, the official facelifted will get solely black tone dashboard. In fact, the pre-facelift version was designed in dual-tone style with both black and beige shades. Also, the electronic parking brake is relocated to behind the gear stalk.
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While the exterior has its own style, the interiors prefer going with the flow
Speaking of its power, the facelifted Hyundai Tucson 2019 can pair with a 1.6L turbo petrol mill to produce 177 PS with 265 Nm or a 2.0L naturally aspirated engine with max speed of 165 PS and peak torque of 203 Nm.
In the meantime, Hyundai Tucson 2019 for global market will be introduced in certain markets gradually. In India, the model comes in 2 versions: one for petrol and the other for diesel engine, priced at INR 18.29 lakhs to INR 25.74 lakhs, equivalent to around P1,422,300 and P2,000,000 respectively. Latest updates on upcoming Hyundai cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Hyundai Philippines' local lineup.
Know more about Hyundai Tucson 2022
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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