2019 Hyundai Tucson vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson - Matthews NC

Vehicle Overview

The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is available in 6 trim levels, SE, SEL, Sport, SEL Plus, Value and Limited, while the 2019 model comes with different trims: SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited and Ultimate. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson gets an update as far as styling and feature availability goes, making a lot of feature now standard. The vehicles are part of the third Tucson generation which was introduced back in 2016. Given the update that the 2019 model received, our team at Keffer Hyundai is delighted to present to you its new features in great detail - if you want to learn more you can come down to or contact our dealership (serving Charlotte Matthews North Carolina). While both models have their strong points, the 2019 model manages to improve on them and bring forth new features that were not available in the past on the Hyundai Tucson.

Matthews NC - 2019 Hyundai Tucson

Exterior - 2019 Hyundai Tucson

Besides being spacious and packed with features even at base trim levels, the Tucson is also stylish, with a sleek design and clean lines - the panoramic sunroof that it features looks just as good from the outside as it does from the inside. If you want to see the 2019 Hyundai Tucson up close and take it for a quick spin, contact Keffer Hyundai, our dealership serving Charlotte Matthews North Carolina.

Matthews NC - 2019 Hyundai Tucson's Exterior

Interior - 2019 Hyundai Tucson

The Tucson has a pleasant and spacious interior, with its controls being user-friendly and having more passenger room than many of its competitors. When it comes to utility, it provides a maximum cargo capacity of close to 62 cubic feet, and 31 cubic feet when the back seat is raised. Overall, it provides a comfortable ride, with front seats offering ample cushioning and support for long-distance trips. Worth noting is that the Tucson remains very quiet when cruising, with wind and road noise being barely noticeable on the highway.

Matthews NC - 2019 Hyundai Tucson's Interior

When it comes to its features, Andoid Auto and Apple CarPlay is now a standard feature for the 2019 model - whereas for the 2018 Hyundai Tucson it is an available feature. In addition for the 2019 model, Hyundai Tucson offers for the first time ever has wireless device charging as an available option, as well as 2nd row USB outlets and a Surround View Monitor which has a 4-camera system that is giving a 360-degree view of the car.

Matthews NC - 2019 Hyundai Tucson's Mechanical

Mechanical - Hyundai Tucson specs in Matthews

The Tucson is a competent SUV, going from 0 to 60 mph in 7.9 seconds, which is quick for its class. When it comes to stopping from 60 mph, the car needs 121 feet, the distance remaining consistent. It's able to turn quickly, and also make the driver feel confident even when going on a twisty mountain road. In addition, the suspension on the 2019 Tucson does a good job of balancing control against a compliant, soft ride. Bumps and ruts are not intrusive and ride quality is not too floaty or disconnected. If you're not sure who the winner is in the 2019 Hyundai Tucson vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson war, come down to our dealership and arrange for a test drive to see how the 2019 Tucson behaves compared to last year's model.

Powertrain - Hyundai Tucson specs in Matthews NC

For the 2019 Tucson, the 1.6 turbocharged engine has been discontinued, the car offering a 2.0 liter inline 4-cylinder which produces 164 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque, while the Sport trim level is powered by the 2.4 liter direct-injected 4-cylinder producing 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC.

Safety - 2019 Hyundai Tucson dealer

As far as the safety chapter goes, we believe the 2019 Hyundai Tucson is a clear winner, due to the fact that it provides more features than last year's model. Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is not a standard feature for the 2019 model, whereas it is only an available feature for the 2018. In addition, driver attention warning and lane keeping assist are not available features for the 2018 version, but they are standard features in 2019. Besides shining in the tech-department providing an impressive list of features, safety is also an area where the 2019 model is superior.

If you are still not sure about which version is the winner in the 2019 Hyundai Tucson vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson battle, come down to our Keffer Hyundai dealership (serving Charlotte Matthews North Carolina) and see for yourself. Our team of professionals is ready to answer all your questions about the new model and will present to you its new features for you to see what makes the new Tucson a better choice over the 2018 Hyundai Tucson. In addition, you can take the 2019 model on a test drive in order to experience it first hand.

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