2023 Hyundai Tucson
This hot number falls between the Santa Fe and the Kona and boasts an impeccable and comfortable interior, the latest advanced technology, excellent driver safety aids, and a great warranty to boot. The manufacturer released three configurations of the 2023 Hyundai Tucson. You have a choice of purchasing the gas, hybrid, or plug-in hybrid version. Each configuration is designed to suit every preference, and you’ll be spoiled for choice.
Configurations, Trims, and PricesThe fuel configuration Tucson is available in six trim levels: the Essential ($30,954), Preferred ($33,354), Urban ($40,954), N Line ($40,954), Luxury AWD ($42,454), and the Ultimate AWD ($44,854). The Essential, Preferred, Urban, and N Line have a 2.5-litre Smartstream four-cylinder 1.6-valve engine. This engine will give you an estimated 9.9L/100km in the city and 7.1L/100km on the highway. The Luxury and Ultimate have 1.6-litre Smartstream turbocharged engines.
The hybrid is available in two models. You can choose between the Luxury Hybrid ($42,454) and the Ultimate Hybrid ($44,854). Both trims are available in all-wheel drive. You can also upgrade these models to a plug-in hybrid version. Pricing starts at $47,204.
Key FeaturesStandard features include a 12.32cm full-colour touchscreen, a 12-volt power outlet, mobile phone integration, heated front seats, and air conditioning. You also get a lane-keeping assist system, a forward collision avoidance system, a driver attention warning system, a rear-view camera, a tire pressure monitoring system, a high-beam assist system, and more.
Upper models have additional upgrades that include a blind-spot monitoring system, adaptive cruise control, and a BlueLink connected car system. The N Line comes with a Bose sound system, N-line exclusive 48.26cm aluminum wheels, and a 26cm instrument cluster.
The top-of-the-line Ultimate gas, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid models have all the features of the lower models, including ventilated front seats, a wireless charging pad, a highway driving assist system, a remote intelligent assist parking system, and a blind-view monitor.
Storage and space for cargo and passengers are rated the best for an SUV in this segment. You’ll have 38.7 cubic feet of storage available behind the rear seats. If you need additional storage, you can fold the rear seats down, giving you a massive storage capacity of 74.8 cubic feet. Throughout the cabin, there are cleverly designed storage nooks for small items. Another great feature of the Tucson is that you’ll be able to easily fit your kiddie seats as there’s more than enough space, and latches are easily reachable.