The 2020 Tucson facelift has been showcased at the Auto Expo along with its BS6 line of engines. The car gets some revised styling along with some updated features on the inside in order to compete with the Jeep Compass. Find out below what all has been changed.
Tucson facelift design
From the front, the car gets a revised headlight with an integrated LED line in the headlight itself. The front grille also gets a make-over with a revised mesh grille. The grille and the lights are joined by a chrome insert giving the car a three-dimensional look. The bonnet has been given a clean look. On the side the most noticeable change is the new design of the alloy wheels along with new skid plates. The silhouette of the car is a bit more enhanced giving the car an overall sporty look. At the rear, you get a new design of LED taillights along with chrome-tipped exhausts. You also get loads of boot space along with an electric tailgate and a reverse camera.
Interior and features of the Tucson
On the inside the car gets a slightly newer design of the dashboard and the main feature being the 8.0-inch screen which has the new Blue Link technology which allows the car to be remotely controlled by Hyundai’s mobile app which includes functions such as starting up the car and controlling the AC via the mobile app itself. It gets Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto, and also Infinity premium speakers. It also gets 8-way adjustable seats for the passenger for the first time. It gets a full black interior and a revised steering wheel along with integrated buttons on it. Additional features are the panoramic sunroof, park assist, tyre pressure monitoring system, electric parking brake along with a wireless charger.
Engine and gearbox
It comes with a petrol as well as a diesel engine. The diesel comes mated to an 8-speed Automatic gearbox producing a very respectable 182bhp and a best in segment 400 nm of torque. Meanwhile, the petrol is not as powerful as it the diesel variant producing 150bhp and 192nm of torque and will come with the manual gearbox for now.
Pricing of the Tucson facelift
Prices are expected to be slightly higher than the outgoing model due to the addition of certain features and the introduction of BS6 engines. Check out our walk-around video of the Tucson facelift: