New Hyundai Tucson: Design

- Designed and built in Europe, interior and exterior design accents make the Tucson even more attractive for European customers.

Sharp and elegant lines strengthen the character of this progressive C-SUV and a more comfortable and spacious interior contributes to the Hyundai driving experience. The design of the Tucson is positioned between the young, funky feel of the Kona and the sophisticated feel of the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Exterior design

The exterior and wheel design of Tucson to give it a more elegant, distinctive appearance and a more luxurious feeling. The front of the Tucson now features the Cascading Grille, the company’s family identity. The lines of the grille are echoed by the full LED headlamps and the updated shapes of the daytime running lights, which strengthen the sporty character of the Tucson. Redesigned front bumpers, as well as the reworked position of the skid plate, give the Tucson a wider and more dynamic stance. Updates to the 16, 17, 18 and 19-inch alloy wheel designs also provide a more sophisticated appearance that enhances the car’s character.

The rear of the Tucson is highlighted by twin exhaust tail pipes. Redesigned shapes for the tips, combined with the sharp lines of the tailgate and the updated rear bumper design, enhance the eye-catching appearance of this compact SUV. The tailgate is distinguished by a split line above the registration plate, creating a high-quality look. The elegant, integrated and reworked rear combination lights give the Hyundai Tucson a sleek character, while the new look for the rear lights further enhances the Tucson design.

Two new exterior colours – Olivine Grey and Stellar Blue – offer a wider range of options for buyers to personalise their car. A panoramic sunroof is standard on the Premium SE grade, which creates an even more spacious and airy feel for the interior.

N Line trim

The Tucson is also available with in the N Line trim option featuring exterior elements inspired by Hyundai’s N range of high-performance models, including bespoke front and rear bumpers and a dark mesh-pattern grille with a dark chrome surround. The car also comes with 19-inch alloy wheels, unique door mirror housings, and a black gloss rear spoiler. Black-bezel headlamps, LED daytime running lights and darkened window frames, in combination with body-coloured door handles, create a dynamic look for car.

Interior design

The interior connects the current design highlights of the Hyundai line-up with fresh accents, making the reworked Tucson cabin feel even more comfortable and spacious. The completely new upper dashboard features high-quality, soft-touch materials with a double-stitching line providing a feeling of coziness and quality in the interior. This impression is complemented with new tasteful, embossed leather and textile trim materials as well as three-dimensional textile treatments. The focal point of the centre console is the floating audio system screen, which is positioned ergonomically to allow drivers to stay focused on the road ahead.

A range of three different interior colours emphasises the Tucson’s progressive design. The elegant light grey accents the interior colours: black and beige. A black headliner comes with a light grey coloured door and seat inlays, while the black and Sahara beige interior colours are combined with a white headliner. Other interior changes include alloy door sill plates, metal pedals and a redesigned TGS gear stick. Overall, the interior of the Hyundai Tucson is sophisticated, slick and elegant.

For more driving comfort and a dynamic feel, the updated Tucson is equipped with comfortable sport seats offering the best seating position on and off road. With special heating and ventilation features, drivers are now better prepared for hot summers and cold winters. The Tucson also benefits from a luggage capacity of 513 litres (VDA; 48-volt hybrid models have 459 litres), which offers plenty of space for families.

Unique to the Tucson N Line models, customers can also choose N-branded leather and suede sport seats with red accent stitching, which is also carried over to the steering wheel and gearshift lever. All of these touches help to provide the driver a more engaging driving experience.