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2022 With Sensuous Sportiness update, Hyundai Tucson stirs up compact SUV segment

by George Mensah

The Hyundai Tucson 2022 is out in the open.Hyundai ‘s newest challenger in the successful compact SUV segment is attracting mixed styling feedback right off the bat. The newest fourth-gen Tucson is basically a prototype brought to life at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, first known as the Vision T model. Love it or hate it, the new Tucson looks different from the rest .what it needs to remain popular in its segment.

“The all-new Tucson sets a new benchmark for innovation in its segment, offering an impressive mix of design , technology, packaging, and performance,” said Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President, Hyundai Motor Group Head of Product Division.

The Hyundai Tucson 2022 is larger than its predecessor, and longer. It’s probably the largest and most spacious Tucson to date, and Hyundai is launching a short and long-wheelbase version of the new Tucson to satiate the needs of different markets. Only the long-wheelbase version measuring 4,630 mm (182.2 inches ) long, 1,865 mm (73.4 inches) wide, and 1,665 mm (65.5 inc) are available here in America.hes) in height while riding on a 2,755 mm wheelbase. Spec for spec, even the short-wheelbase variant is bigger than the outgoing model and has a longer 2,680 mm wheelbase.

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Let ‘s discuss the most distinguishing styling element for the new Tucson. The parametric front grille reflects Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ style credo, the headlights and daytime running lights. When switched off, the lights are ‘hidden’ under half-mirror elements in the grille, and are only apparent when the lights are on. For others, it’s a little gimmicky, but it sure gives the fresh Tucson a unique and modern fascia.

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A full-width taillamp and thin vertical lighting elements continue the modern touch in the rear. The rear wiper is also neatly concealed under the rear spoiler while the Hyundai logo is built into the rear window. The side profile has rugged elements like squared-off wheel arches with soft corners which perfectly blend with the dynamic shoulder line of the vehicle.

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The big, new face comes with an expanded range of power train options, including a hybrid plug-in and high-performance N-Line models. The 2022 Hyundai Tucson, which is powered by gasoline, has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 178 horsepower and 182 pound-feet torque. This motor is coupled with a new automatic 8-speed gearbox.

Meanwhile the Tucson hybrid has a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-banger with 229 horsepower and a torque of 258 pound-feet. In comparison to the gasoline model, a CVT (continuously variable transmission) is performed by the hybrid Tucson. As normal, front-wheel-drive is standard while in some models all-wheel-drive is available.

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Yeah, the Tucson 2022 is getting an N-Line model and Hyundai said it is preparing to introduce this high-performance version worldwide. There’s nothing definitive about performance and engine capacity, but we’re pining for a Sonata N-Line turbocharged 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine. The Tucson N-Line will debut on a separate date, generating 290 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.

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