Hyundai’s new plug-in hybrid will be available in the European market next spring.
The Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid 2022 is equipped with a 1.6-liter T-GDi Smartstream engine, combined with a 66.9 kW electric motor and 13.8 kWh lithium-polymer battery block for a total capacity of 265 hp and torque of 349 Nm.
Vehicles using standard 4-wheel drive system and 6-speed automatic transmission. Car buyers can opt for an electronically controlled suspension that uses adaptive damping technology for a smoother ride.
To reduce drag coefficient and increase fuel economy, the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid 2022 uses an active inlet that adjusts the intake air volume based on the engine temperature and vehicle speed.
In all-electric operating mode, Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid 2022 can travel nearly 50 km. Vehicles equipped with a 7.2 kW charger, can be charged at home or at charging stations on the road.
The design of the Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid 2022 is still practical with more rear seat legroom and a wider luggage compartment than the previous model.
Hyundai launched Tucson 2022 last month with a new design and many attractive technologies. The mid-sized SUV is equipped with a 2.5-liter direct fuel injection engine that produces 187 hp and 241 Nm.
The Hyundai Tucson 2022 also has a hybrid variant using a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with a capacity of 177 horsepower and 264 Nm. The high-performance version of the Tucson N is being considered by the Korean automaker to hit the market.