2021 Hyundai Tucson Model Overview: Safety Suite, Integrated Tech, and Performance Specs
With a new model year looming on the horizon, models are being revealed left and right. Hyundai has shown off much of their new line-up as a result. And we must say, it’s looking excellent so far. Take the 2021 Tucson, for instance. It’s packed full of features at the entry level and is filled with luxurious additions at higher trims.
Here’s a basic rundown of what you can expect from the 2021 Hyundai Tucson.
The 2021 Tucson comes with an excellent safety suite. Standard features include forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist, a rearview camera, and a driver drowsiness monitoring system. A few driver aides are also available, like blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, and a surround-view parking camera system.
Each 2021 Tucson has great integrated tech. The base level SE trim includes a 7-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, and two USB ports. A six-speaker stereo is standard. Numerous upgrades are available, such as an 8-inch touchscreen, an eight-speaker Infinity stereo system with Clari-Fi technology, satellite and HD radio, Hyundai Blue Link, and a wireless smartphone charging bay.
The 2021 Tucson comes in six trims: SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate. The SE and Value trims have a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 161 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. FWD models with this engine get 23/28/25 MPG; AWD models get 22/25/23 MPG. The SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate trims all have a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. It pumps out 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. FWD models get 22/28/25 MPG, while AWD models get 21/26/23 MPG.