Power and Performance of 2019 Hyundai Tucson

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The Tucson is a compact 5-door crossover from Hyundai that seats 5 including the driver. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson sports an aggressive design with bold lines and yet portrays modern sophistication inside out. Available with the Orlando Hyundai dealer the Tucson comes in six fully equipped trims and has some new lines and angles on the outside giving it a more athletic look. The Ultimate especially comes with the Panoramic sunroof that improves the overall look from the outside apart from providing some great views from the inside. The inside is replete with the best of materials and appointments, power driver seat, lumbar support and 60/40 split fold with reclining rear seat backs. A 7-inch color touchscreen provided the required infotainment, and steering mounted audio as well as cruise controls are standard. The Tucson also boats of some superb mileage and safety features and prompts us to further explore the power and performance of 2019 Hyundai Tucson.

Promising Engine Specs

The 2019 Tucson SE and Value trims come standard with a 2.0-Liter Inline 4-cylinder Double OverHead Camshaft (DOHC), 16-Valve Dual Continuous Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) engine working over a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDi) fuel system. This delivers 161 hp and 150 lb.-ft. of torque. All trim levels above these, such as the SEL, Sport, Limited and Ultimate come with a highly promising 2.4-Liter version which doles out 181 hp and 175 lb.-ft. of torque.

Drivetrain Variants

All the Tucson’s come with the Front Wheel Drive (FWD) drivetrain with an available All Wheel Drive (AWD) option in case you need better traction and control. A 6-speed automatic transmission that’s equipped with the advanced and intelligent SHIFTRONIC® technology that helps drivers change gears on demand and even adapts to the drivers driving habits to optimize the power and acceleration for better performance. With this you also get some presets to assist you in different driving conditions such as going uphill, cold or wet weather and more.

Estimated Fuel Economy

The Tucson’s available at Orlando Hyundai came with some amazing combined mileage that makes them highly lucrative to own. The 2.0-Liter engines on the SE and Value provide an EPA estimated 23 / 30 / 26 (City / Highway / Combined) miles to the gallon with the FWD drivetrain and the AWD option gives you 22 / 25 / 23 MPG. The 2.4-Liter engines on the other trims give you an estimated 22 / 28 / 25 MPG using the FWD and 21 / 26 / 23 MPG on the AWD variant that’s quite fair overall.

Ride Quality and Handling

The front suspension is fitted with MacPherson Struct Coil Spring and the rear comes with independent multi-link design. Added to this, Gas-pressurized shock absorbers absorb the bumps and grinds to give you a comfortable, less bumpy and smooth ride.The column-mounted Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS) rack-and-pinion steering provide excellent control off the road. This apart, the array of safety and driver assist features on the 2019 Hyundai Tucson give you a power packed but stable performance.

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