The Hyundai Tucson is one of the most popular compact SUVs in the market, offering a stylish design, a spacious and comfortable cabin, and a range of advanced features. For 2024, the Tucson has been refreshed with a more refined and powerful design, as well as a redesigned interior and new safety and technology enhancements. Here’s what you need to know about the 2024 Hyundai Tucson.
Exterior Design: A Dynamic and Sophisticated Look
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson features a dynamic and sophisticated look that stands out from the crowd. The front fascia showcases the signature Parametric Hidden Lights, which are integrated into the grille and only visible when turned on. The grille itself has a geometric pattern that creates a striking impression. The side profile is sculpted with sharp creases and curves, giving the Tucson a muscular and athletic stance. The rear end is equally eye-catching, with a full-width LED light bar that connects the taillights and a hidden rear wiper that enhances the clean and sleek appearance. The Tucson also offers a range of attractive colors, such as Hampton Gray, Shimmering Silver, and Amazon Gray.
Interior Design: A Premium and Spacious Cabin
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson boasts a premium and spacious cabin that can accommodate up to five passengers and their luggage. The dashboard is dominated by a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster that can be customized with different themes and modes. The center console features a shift-by-wire system that replaces the traditional gear lever with buttons, creating more space and convenience. The Tucson also offers a range of comfort and convenience features, such as heated and ventilated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, a wireless charging pad, a Harman Kardon premium sound system, and ambient lighting with 64 colors.
The Tucson also offers a generous cargo space of 38.7 cubic feet behind the rear seats, which can be expanded to 74.8 cubic feet by folding them down. The rear seats can also slide and recline for more flexibility and comfort. The Tucson also features a smart power tailgate that opens automatically when the key is detected near the rear bumper, making it easier to load and unload items.
Powertrain and Performance: A Smooth and Efficient Ride
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission that delivers smooth and responsive shifts. The Tucson also offers a choice of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, as well as a drive mode selector that allows the driver to choose from four modes: Normal, Sport, Smart, and Snow. The Tucson also features a multi-link rear suspension that improves the ride quality and handling stability.
The Tucson also offers a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid option, which uses a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that together produce 226 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid uses a six-speed automatic transmission, while the plug-in hybrid uses a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. The hybrid has a combined fuel economy rating of 37 mpg, while the plug-in hybrid has an estimated electric range of 32 miles and a combined fuel economy rating of 70 MPGe.
Safety and Technology: A Smart and Secure SUV
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson has many safety and technology features, making it a smart and secure SUV. The Tucson comes standard with Hyundai SmartSense, a suite of advanced driver-assist systems that include forward collision-avoidance assist, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, driver attention warning, high beam assist, and rear occupant alert. The Tucson also offers optional features such as blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, smart cruise control with stop and go, highway driving assist, parking collision-avoidance assist, and surround view monitor.
The Tucson also features a range of smart and connected features, such as the Hyundai Digital Key, which allows the driver to use their smartphone as a key to unlock, start, and share the vehicle. The Tucson also features Hyundai Bluelink, a cloud-based system that allows the driver to remotely access and control various vehicle functions, such as locking and unlocking, climate control, horn and lights, and vehicle status. The Tucson also features a car-to-home feature, which allows the driver to control smart home devices from the vehicle.
Pricing and Availability: A Competitive and Affordable SUV
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson is a competitive and affordable SUV that offers a lot of value for the money. The Tucson is available in four trim levels: SE, SEL, N Line, and Limited. The 2024 Hyundai Tucson SE starts at $28,585 and comes with standard features such as 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and taillights, cloth seats, an 8-inch touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Hyundai SmartSense. The SEL starts at $30,735 and adds features such as 18-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, heated front seats, a power driver seat, a sunroof, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The N Line starts at $33,635 and adds 19-inch alloy wheels, a sporty exterior and interior design, leather and suede seats, a heated steering wheel, a wireless charging pad, and a Harman Kardon premium sound system. The Limited starts at $36,835 and adds features such as LED projector headlights, leather seats, ventilated front seats, a power passenger seat, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, a surround-view monitor, a smart power tailgate, and a Hyundai Digital Key.
The hybrid and plug-in hybrid models are available in three trim levels: Blue, SEL Convenience, and Limited. The Blue starts at $33,660 and comes with standard features such as 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and taillights, cloth seats, an 8-inch touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Hyundai SmartSense. The SEL Convenience starts at $35,910 and adds 19-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, heated front seats, a power driver seat, a sunroof, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The Limited starts at $40,160 and adds features such as LED projector headlights, leather seats, ventilated front seats, a power passenger seat, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, a surround-view monitor, a smart power tailgate, and a Hyundai Digital Key.
The plug-in hybrid models are priced slightly higher than the hybrid models, with the Blue starting at $39,810, the SEL Convenience starting at $42,060, and the Limited starting at $46,310.
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson is expected to arrive in dealerships in early 2024. The hybrid and plug-in hybrid models are expected to follow later in the year.