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2019 Hyundai Tucson Overview

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One of Hyundai’s most popular vehicles, the 2019 Tucson is a stylish, affordable compact crossover that also benefits from the automaker’s outstanding five-year, 60,000-mile warranty.

The Tucson is available at six trim levels: SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate.

What’s new for the 2019 model year?

The Hyundai Tucson gains several significant changes for the 2019 model year. The exterior features a new cascading grille, redesigned front fascia, and new headlamps and Daytime Running Lamps. Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist and Lane Keeping Assist are newly standard. Qi wireless charging is now available, along with a Surround View Monitor and Smart Cruise Control. Higher trims get a new 2.4-liter engine.


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The sleekly redesigned exterior of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson can be upgraded with a variety of convenient available features, including heated side mirrors, LED  headlights and taillights, a hands-free smart liftgate, and a panoramic sunroof.

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The 2019 Hyundai Tucson offers a pair of powertrain choices. The SE and Value trims feature a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that makes 161 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. The SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate trims carry a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine that delivers 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. FWD is standard and AWD is optional on each Tucson trim.


The 2019 Hyundai Tucson’s 2.0-liter engine gets 23 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway, and 26 mpg combined with FWD. With AWD, those numbers drop to 22 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on the highway, and 23 mpg combined.

The Tucson’s 2.4-liter engine achieves 22 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway, and 25 mpg combined with FWD. With AWD, it gets 21 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway, and 23 mpg combined.


The interior of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson provides comfortable space for five passengers, with standard cloth seating, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, and a 7-inch touch-screen display audio with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration and Bluetooth. Cargo space totals 31 cubic feet behind the second row and 61.9 cubic feet with the second row folded down.

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The 2019 Hyundai Tucson provides a wide range of safety features to keep occupants safe. Driver Attention Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Lane Keeping Assist help drivers stay alert, avoid crashes, and stay on course. Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control System, and Brake Assist help the vehicle remain stable and under control in difficult situations. And the Tucson’s air-bag system offers dependable protection for all occupants.