Hyundai has simply unveiled its all-new 2022 Tucson for the U.S. market. The latest version of the best-selling Hyundai mannequin will likely be out there as ICE, HEV and eventually additionally PHEV (hinted at in September).

Typical variations will hit the market in Spring 2021, whereas the plug-in hybrid will go on sale in Summer time 2021 with a 13.8 kWh battery and estimated gasoline financial system of over 70 MPGe. The all-electric vary needs to be round 28 miles (45 km).

The Tucson PHEV (and standard hybrid) will likely be all-wheel drive as commonplace, though the electrical motor is simply 66.9 kW:

“For the primary time in a Hyundai SUV, hybrid and plug-in hybrid fashions can even supply commonplace HTRAC® AWD functionality to fulfill the wants of eco-focused consumers with specialised modes for higher adaptability to terrain and climate situations, together with Snow mode.

Hyundai’s newest HTRAC® all-wheel drive methods for the hybrid and plug-in hybrid have been tuned at off-road proving grounds around the globe to maximise ahead traction functionality over all kinds of surfaces. Each hybrid powertrains additionally make the most of a singular Transmission-Mounted Electrical System (TMED), which helps handle the elevated efficiency required of hybrid SUV functions.”

Will this be sufficient to compete with the Toyota RAV4 Prime and Ford Escape PHEV? Or possibly the market is large enough to not even fear concerning the rivals (particularly if they are going to proceed to delay or restrict the supply)?

2022 Hyundai Tucson Exterior
2022 Hyundai Tucson Exterior

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson (for now proven solely in standard model) has utterly new seems. Time will inform whether or not folks prefer it or not, however for certain, it is one thing new.

Inside we will discover “a ten.25-inch full-touch display exempt of onerous buttons, a hoodless digital gauge cluster, and multi-air air flow, a temperature-adjusting system offering subtle airflow on the entrance passengers”.

2022 Hyundai Tucson Interior

An vital new change can be its greater measurement, which translated into extra room for passengers and a much bigger trunk.

2022 Hyundai Tucson Interior
2022 Hyundai Tucson Interior

Hyundai Tucson PHEV specs:

  • anticipated 28 miles (45 km) of all-electric vary
    estimated gasoline financial system of over 70 MPGe
  • 13.8 kWh battery
    360 V system, battery output 88 kW
  • all-wheel drive
  • system output: 261 horsepower
    1.6-liter turbocharged, direct-injected gasoline engine (180 hp/195 lb.-ft.) with a six-speed automated transmission plus 66.9 kW/224 lb.-ft. electrical motor
  • 7.2 kW on-board charger (lower than two hours to recharge the system)
  • Towing Capability (w/ trailer brakes): 2,000 lbs (907 kg)
    Towing Capability (w/o trailer brakes): 1,650 lbs (748 kg)