Hyundai Tucson minor remodel test drive reports a more mature running trip!
The core of Hyundai’s SUV, Tucson, launched a small remodeled model last month. While maintaining the original outstanding driving texture and sportiness; the interior and exterior are more stylish, and the complete Hyundai SmartSense system is added. It also greatly improves its safety and convenience!
This year is a very busy year for Hyundai because Nanyang Industry announced in the media tea talks at the beginning of the year; that a total of nearly 10 new cars will be launched this year, including Taishi vehicles. Of these models, the most noticeable of course is the ever-increasing cruising range; following the Kona 2WD in April, the small remodeled SUV Tucson, the mainstay of the brand, also officially launched the domestically-made mid-size SUV battlefield with the fierce offense last month.
After the small change, the original factory planned two types of power and five types of models for Tucson. The 1.6-liter turbo power added in 2017 is still the main engine of Tucson, and it has planned four specifications; elegant, luxurious, monarch, and flagship. The flagship version of diesel with the 4WD drive method has also been retained for consumers with special needs. This model we tested this time was a 1.6T power mid-level “Honor”.
You can also check the complete interior review in this video.
Small remodel Hyundai Tucson car series compilation and price list
Hyundai Tucson model specifications and price
|Model||Elegant (Order)||luxury||Monarch(this test-drive model)||flagship||Diesel flagship|
|price||899,000||939,000||99.9 million||1.059 million||1.149 million|
|Engine type||1.6-liter gasoline direct-injection turbine||2.0-liter diesel turbine|
|Maximum output||177ps / 27kgm||185ps / 41kgm|
|Gearbox(Tucson)||Seven-speed dual-clutch||Eight-speed automatic|
|Driveway||Front-wheel drive||four-wheel drive|
The water tank cover is the most obvious difference between the small modified Tucson and the front. It changed from the original honeycomb style to a large chrome-plated horizontal grid. The outer edge is also decorated with chrome-plated frames. Good texture.
The Tucson Monarch Edition and above are equipped with compound-eye LED headlights, which provide sufficient light sources with five projection LEDs, and LED light guide daytime running lights are added above.
Daytime running light below is changed to “L” shape and moved up to integrate with the fog light.
The black scratch-resistant strips that extend all the way back from the front of the car, wheel arches, etc. give Tucson a bit of rough taste, which is also the most popular design of the new generation SUV.
In addition to the changes in the shape of Tucson the rear lights; the rear fog lights have been moved from above the rear bumper to the sides of the big name, and the area of the lower shield of the fog silver has been reduced. Out style.
The rear lights have also been changed to matrix luminaires with LED light guides to enhance the sense of technology and brake warning.
All small Tucson models are equipped with more dynamic 18-inch two-color aluminum rings, and the tire specifications have also been upgraded to 225 / 55R18.
Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior
The biggest change in the Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior part is the contour of the upper half of the center console. Not only has the large central control screen that was lacking in the past been added; but the air-conditioning air outlet shape has also been redesigned. Practicality. In addition to design changes, Tucson ’s equipment level has also been strengthened. The most remarkable is, of course, the introduction of the Hyundai SmartSense. In addition, the flagship model has also added AVM surrounding image assistance system; mobile wireless charging pad, The front passenger seat can be equipped with ESC functions.
|Hyundai Tucson SmartSense|
|Project / model||Elegant||luxury||Monarch||flagship||Diesel flagship|
|BCW blind spot detection||●||●||●||●||●|
|LCA lane change rear warning||●||●||●|
|RCCW rear traffic collision warning||●||●||●||●||●|
|SCC Intelligent Active Distance Maintenance Hyundai Tucson||–||●||●||●||●|
|FCW forward collision warning||–||●||●||●||●|
|Active braking in front of FCA||–||●||●||●||●|
|LDW lane departure warning||–||●||●||●||●|
|LKA lane departure assist||–||●||●||●||●|
|HBA active near and far light switch –||–||●||●||●||●|
|DAW driving fatigue warning||–||●||●||●||●|
The SCC intelligent active distance in Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior has a maintenance system; that is basically a full-speed system (0 ～ 180km / h) when there is a vehicle in front. In other words, it can follow the leading vehicle to a standstill. The leading vehicle can automatically follow the start within three seconds of stopping and stop for three seconds. Press the accelerator or press the RES + / SET- button on the steering wheel to start the system again. Of course, the driver can also adjust the following distance (four segments) and the following reaction.
Active braking assistance
The FCW forward collision warning system and FCA forward active braking assistance system can detect vehicles and pedestrians in front. If there is a risk of collision, a warning tone will be issued first in the Tucson situation is critical, it will proactively avoid intermittent braking and emergency braking. In the collision, in
In the Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior in addition to the LDW lane departure warning, the small modified Tucson is also equipped with the rare LKA lane departure assistance system at the same level; which can actively correct the steering wheel when the vehicle deviates from the lane.
The DAW driving fatigue warning system can detect the driver’s driving style in Hyundai Tucson. If there is a situation such as being unable to go straight, deviating from the lane, turning the steering wheel excessively; relaxing the steering wheel, etc., it will gradually reduce the “Attention Level” attention level. The driver will be reminded that it is time to rest!
The Hyundai Tucson steering wheel still maintains the original design. The multi-function buttons on the left are responsible for controlling the operation of the audio-visual system, and the right button group is for instrument switching/setting, and the additional distance setting after upgrading to the SCC intelligent active distance maintenance system.
The traditional double-ring meter is simple and clearly recognized, and the center is equipped with a 3.5-inch screen to display other vehicle information.
Mileage transmission oil temperature fuel consumption la InformationDAW Information set up Speed.
The central 3.5-inch screen of Hyundai Tucson can display quite complete information. You can also operate the various settings of the vehicle here. In addition, when using the SCC intelligent active distance maintenance system; the set speed/distance is displayed at the top.
The lack of a large multi-function touch screen is a major criticism of the Tucson interior. After the minor modification, the models above the Grand Prix version finally added 8-inch multimedia audio and a video console. In response to the addition of the floating screen; the air conditioner originally located around the host the air outlet is also moved to the bottom of the screen.
This 8-inch multimedia console has excellent response and touches sensitivity, and its functions are complete. It can also support the reversing development system (more than the honor) and the convenient Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
In Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior the air-conditioning interface is neatly arranged with various function keys, which is convenient and intuitive to use, and a black piano paint panel is added to the upper part to add texture.
The bottom tray of the center console is a good place to place mobile phones and provides USB, Aux-in and two 12V jacks. If it is the flagship and diesel flagship version, there is a mobile phone wireless charging device planned here.
The gear holder is equipped with a double cup holder and a small storage groove for storing small items in Hyundai Tucson.
Behind the gearshift, the seat is buttons for Drive Mode, parking radar, DBC steep descent, and Auto Hold function added after minor changes.
Hyundai Tucson Handrail
The central armrest is quite spacious and square with a removable tray for use.
Front seat electric embroidery lettering
The leather seat style has not changed, and red stitching and “Turbo” electric embroidery decoration have also been added. In addition, in the Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior; the driver’s seat of models above the MG version has 10-way ESC and 2-way lumbar adjustment.
Back seat backrest adjustment
Although it is classified as a mid-size SUV in China, Tucson has a length of 4480mm; which is a little different from most 4.5-4.6-meter-long opponents. This difference is also reflected in the cabin space; even though the concave design of the front seatback is for the rear seat. There in Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior Knee space, 177 cm tall editor left a fist knee space in the front seat, sitting in the back seat knee space is only about one fist; but because the rear seatback can be adjusted to a great tilt angle. It can also provide a quiet comfortable ride performance.
armrestRear seat air outlet storage net bag
Of course, the back seat space is also equipped with exclusive armrests; storage mesh bags, and air outlets, and there is a USB jack under the air outlet.
Front & back door
Although the storage space of the Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior under the front and rear door panels is not large; it is not a problem to put in a small tank of mineral water.
Five-seater trunkTwo-seater trunk storage space at the bottom
Tucson’s rear compartment has a capacity of 513 liters, and the rear seat can be expanded to 1503 liters after the 6/4 split seatback is dumped. There is also a 12V socket is used here.
Hyundai Tucson turbo engine
This test drive is equipped with the same 1.6-liter T-GDI direct-injection turbo engine in the cylinder as before the small change; with a maximum horsepower of 177ps, a maximum torque of 27kgm can be output at 1500 ~ 4500rpm, and the gearbox also maintains seven. The configuration of the dual-clutch automatic manual transmission of Tucson; but the diesel model is upgraded from a six-speed automatic manual transmission to an eight-speed system.
At today’s level, the maximum horsepower data of the 1.6-liter turbo engine at 177ps is actually not dazzling; but in actual driving, the performance of the Tucson power part will never let you down; coupled with a seven-speed manual transmission. In addition, you can show smooth and full acceleration after walking together. In addition, the extensibility at medium and high speeds is also very good. The instant explosive power emerging after kick-down is not the same as the natural intake engine with the same horsepower data Can be compared. Because the test time is very urgent and the weather is poor; we have not tested the acceleration of the small Tucson.
However, in the past, we have measured 1.6T models with the same engine and gearbox. The 0 to 100km / h acceleration results are dazzling. 8.3 seconds.
Cabin sound insulation
It is also worth mentioning that in addition to the smooth emergence of power; Tucson also has excellent cabin sound insulation, which also brings it a very good driving texture.
After Hyundai spent 6.6 million euros in 2013 to build a test center next to the Nurburgring circuit, the Nurburgring circuit has become its own new car chassis and durability test ground. Of course, this generation of Tucson is no exception, from the German manufacturer Sachs. The shock absorber not only acted solidly and responded quickly but also provide excellent shock absorption capabilities; taking into account both comfort and sportiness. As far as SUVs are concerned, Tucson also has a fairly precise steering response. It also provides more confidence for the driver.
The competition in the million-scale recreational battlefield is becoming increasingly fierce, and each model of Hyundai Tucson has its own skills and advantages. It wins the favor of consumers. As for Tucson’s advantage, of course, it is the dynamic performance and sports performance of the best in the class. Adding a full range of Hyundai SmartSense, of course, it also enhances its competitiveness!
Hyundai Tucson Monarch Edition Specifications
- Engine type: Inline four-cylinder DOHC 16V gasoline turbine
- Displacement: 1591c.c.
- Engine maximum horsepower: 177ps / 5500rpm
- Engine maximum torque: 27kgm / 1500 ～ 4500rpm
- Drive mode: Front-wheel drive
- Transmission type: Seven-speed dual-clutch self-row
- brake structure: four-disc brakes
- front suspension configuration: MacPherson
- rear suspension: multi-link
- tire size: 225 / 55R18
- body size: 4480mm x 1850mm x 1660mm
- wheelbase: 2670mm
- vehicle weight: 1542 kg
- domestic sale: 99.9 million yuan
- Hyundai Tucson 2020 interior