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Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid

When comparing the Hyundai Tucson to the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid, the Hyundai Tucson has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai Tucson versus the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid, the Hyundai Tucson is a better car than the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid.

Hyundai Tucson versus Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid Pricing

For a new model, the Hyundai Tucson's price is between $27,435 and $38,413, with the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid priced between $36,162 and $44,771.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Hyundai Tucson’s base engine makes 187 horsepower, and the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid base engine makes 261 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Hyundai Tucson, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front leg room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Hyundai Tucson and Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid are comparable in regards to front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room and rear shoulder room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Hyundai Tucson has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity, while the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and ground clearance.

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2023 Hyundai Tucson

2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$27,435 - $38,413

Used Asking Price:

$21,749 - $31,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,162 - $44,771

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.3 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 24
9 / 61
9 / 24
11 / 61
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17 / 61
23 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 21

Summary Review

The Hyundai Tucson is a five-passenger SUV with an upscale cabin and plenty of room for cargo and people. The current Tucson was redesigned for the 2022 model year, with new models costing an average of $29,524 and 3-year-old models averaging $20,667.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • High quality cabin materials
  • Plenty of standard safety equipment
  • Comfortable ride

  • Tricky capacitive infotainment controls
  • No volume knob
  • No wireless Apple CarPlay with large screen

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

SE, SEL, Limited, XRT, N Line

Trim Levels

SEL, Limited

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

187 hp @ 6100 rpm

Torque:

178 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.056 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

2000 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

35 / 35 / 35

Range (city/hwy):

422 / 422 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Cargo Space:

38.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

74.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

146.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Cargo Space:

31.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

71.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

137.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3341 lbs

Width:

73.4 inches

Height:

65.6 inches

Length:

182.3 inches

Wheelbase:

108.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4081 lbs

Width:

73.4 inches

Height:

65.6 inches

Length:

182.3 inches

Wheelbase:

108.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/55R19