A midcycle freshening for 2019 didn’t go far enough to make the Tucson a stronger contender among the more competitive compact SUVs. It has a more modern interior and remains a fundamentally well-rounded compact SUV, but overall it trails the top vehicles in the class.
Hyundai Tucson Road Test

Best Version to Get

The SEL is the wise choice for most buyers. We suggest avoiding the base SE trim, which comes with an underpowered 2.0-liter engine. Further, it is missing desirable features such as a power driver’s seat with lumbar support, heated front seats, and push-button start. Forward collision warning, au...
Road Test Scores by Trim
4-door SUV SE 4-cyl 6-speed Automatic
4-door SUV SEL 4-cyl 6-speed Automatic
Change Vehicle