The all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson is one of the most highly anticipated vehicles to debut this year. Yes, you heard it right! Hyundai is releasing its flagship SUV on September 14, 2020 (Today). Hyundai Tucson 2022 comes in a unique design which is slated to give a tough time to its competitors in the compact-SUV market.
2022 Hyundai Tucson’s main rivals will most likely be Honda CR-V, the Mazda CX-5, the Toyota RAV4, and the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Tucson sports a new “bold” look this time giving it a state-of-the-art appearance. The company has made several changes to its outlook; making it more fashionable.
We expect the all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson to roll into the hands of the dealers by the end of 2021, with prices starting from USD 25,000.
Trim levels with prices
Although we still don’t have any update as to what features the different models of 2022 Hyundai Tucson —at this stage, we can share with you the estimated prices nevertheless. We’re also hearing from our sources that Hyundai might as well be offering an N-Line model; it will be a sportier Tucson with a powerful engine and approx. 290 horsepower (HP). Such top-of-the-line features will definitely raise the price tag. N-Line model might be the most expensive variant of the 2022 Hyundai Tucson.
- SE: $25,000 (est)
- SEL: $27,000 (est)
- Limited: $30,000 (est)
- Ultimate: $33,000 (est)
- N-Line: $34,000 (est)
Engine and Performance
The all-new Hyundai Tucson will most probably be coming with the same engine choices as the Sonata sedan, as per reports. Hence, it’s expected that it will be powered by a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine as standard. Hyundai might also offer a 1.6-litre optional turbocharged mill for the higher-end trim levels. The N-Line model, as discussed earlier, might receive a 290-hp turbocharged 2.5-litre engine.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has not yet released the fuel economy information regarding the 2022 Hyundai Tucson but it’s expected to be slightly above the current model’s fuel economy ratings. Hence, we can expect around 23 mpg in city and 28 mpg on highways. A mixed usage could return the figure of around 25 mpg.
Assessing by the few limited images available to us, the all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson will be having a modern dashboard equipped with a full option infotainment system.
- Apple CarPlay
- Android Auto
- SiriusXM satellite radio
- Onboard Wi-Fi
- In-dash navigation
- Digital gauge display
- Push-button shifter
- All-digital control panel for the climate control system and infotainment
The 2022 Tucson, which will be unveiled shortly over a virtual event by the South Korean manufacturer is expected to be equipped with high-quality materials and luxury features.
If we make a guess for the Tucson’s cargo space or the rear seat capacity — judging by the teaser photos we have with us — it might be offering similar luggage and passenger capacity as the previous model which is already in the market.
Safety and Driver-Assistance Features
Safety, which is a very important ingredient of any vehicle, cannot escape our review of the new 2022 Hyundai Tucson. Although, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released crash-test results for the 2022 Tucson we can offer you are expectation; in terms of how safe this Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is. Tucson 2022 is expected to be equipped with numerous essential driver-assistance features, many of which should come standard. Key safety features are likely to include:
- Standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
- Available adaptive cruise control with the lane-centering assist.
- Standard lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist.
Price and Warranty Coverage
KIA and Hyundai, both South Korean companies, owned by the same group, have the distinction of offering one of the widest warranties and maintenance coverage. In the compact-SUV market, only one rival offers as much warranty coverage as the Tucson, and that’s its corporate twin, the Kia Sportage.
The Hyundai offers a generous three-year/36,000-mile complimentary scheduled maintenance with its compact crossover SUVs.
- The limited warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles
- Powertrain warranty covers 10 years or 100,000 miles
- Complimentary maintenance is covered for three years or 36,000 miles
We expect the all-new futuristic Hyundai Tucson 2022 to be available in 2021 at the starting price of around $25,000.