Handling and Performance of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson


The 2020 Hyundai Tucson continues to hold up itsswell-selling record that has its own contribution in keeping the segment of crossover SUVs high on demand. Be it the reliable look, itsvalue returning feature packaging or a vibrant performance, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson has all these boastful qualities present in all its trim models.

The sales team of the Vallejo Hyundai dealership showroom explained that apart from all this, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson models are also strong safety record holders, since Hyundai has increased the number of standard safety features across the entire lineup, to make its buyers feel secure, irrespective of the trim they choose. That also encouraged the drivers to go for some road trip adventures with a level of confidence that gets reflected in the handling and performance of this Hyundai crossover SUV model.

What Forms the 2020 Year Lineup

We got to know from the above said dealership staff thatexcept for the re-naming and replacement of the four paint colors, nothing significant changes took place specially for the 2020 model year lineup of the Hyundai Tucson.

So it is still the same trim names as SE, SEL, Ultimate, and Limited that step up in the same ascending order in terms of comfort, quality, convenience, and price.

All these trim models reflect the original Hyundai styling pattern that will invariably have an angular positioning of the LED daytime running lights.The front grille as always will make a well-defined yet unique approach while both the body sides will silently speak about the toughness that the 2020 Hyundai Tucson will ensure as a reliable crossover choice.

VariantEngine and Powertrain Options

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson as a crossover model series had to ensure a strong line of powertrain options that will consistently deliver a sense gratifying handling and performance. For tis Hyundai chooses a handful of engine and powertrain options to cater different drive purposes and driving capabilities.

At the base there lies a 2.0-liter inline-4 engine, with a 2.4-liter version offered as an available upgrading option. Among the two, the 2.0-liter inline-4 engine is mated to 6-speed automatic transmission to produce 161 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque, while the 2.4-liter inline-4 engine after mating to the same transmission is able to raise the horsepower count to 181 hp with 175 lb-ft of torque. Needlessto mention that higher powerplant will be able to deliver more grunting performance than the lower version. But irrespective of the trim level you prefer to choose the 2020 Hyundai Tucson model will always make room for everyone to experience an impressive ride quality which is the outcome of its appreciable handling characteristics and performance tweaks.

The entire range of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson setsfront-wheel drive as the standard setting while driving with all-four-wheels is also allowed but with a price.

At the Vallejo Hyundai dealership showroom, where we took a test drive with the 2020 Hyundai Tucson, we returned with a strong and positive impression that with these perfection combination of powertrains, the crossover stays alert and ready to handle every curve and cornering.