About Leasing a Hyundai Tucson
Great SUV with a roomy cabin
Lots of equipment and decent performance
The Hyundai Tucson is a spacious family SUV with some nice styling touches and lots of equipment. It's also a well-priced and decent performing the car that many drivers will enjoy.
Engines and performance for the Hyundai Tucson
Relaunched in 2018, the Hyundai Tucson has a range of smooth and responsive engines including a 1.6 litre petrol unit producing either 132 PS or 177 PS. Hyundai is also offering the Tucson with a 1.6 litre diesel unit producing either 115 PS or 136 PS. There's also a 48 volt mild hybrid system which is mated to a 2.0 litre diesel unit. The maximum power for this SUV is 185 PS and all of the engines are either mated to a six-speed manual gearbox or the firm's smooth shifting seven-speed dual clutch transmission.
Equipment and handling
While the standard Hyundai Tucson offers a lot for the money, there's also a sporty Tucson N Line available which offers more performance. The exterior has been refreshed and there's a long list of equipment to attract buyers. Along with the new soft touch dashboard, there's also a touchscreen display and an audio system featuring DAB radio that is fitted as standard. However, the carmaker has a growing reputation for its safety features and the new Tucson has autonomous emergency braking, driver attention alert and lane keep assist. The entry level model, the Tucson S Connect has a 7-inch display, a rear view camera, Bluetooth connectivity and a leather steering wheel. There are also new 16-inch alloy wheels as well as remote central locking and climate control. Other models come with satnav, privacy glass, roof rails and parking sensors. There is also automatic windscreen wipers and cruise control, while the Premium trim features larger alloy wheels, an electric parking brake, wireless charging, keyless entry, a leather interior and heated front seats. Safety kit includes rear cross traffic alert and blind spot detection. The revamp of the Hyundai Tucson introduced lots of impressive kit for the money and it's a nice car to drive around town - but it is particularly impressive on long journeys. It is up against some stiff competition but as a family SUV, the well-priced Tucson has an impressive warranty which underlines the reliability of what is a well-built vehicle that delivers an enjoyable driving experience.