2009 Hyundai Tucson User Reviews

2009 Hyundai Tucson Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 3 reviews

  • Performance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5

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sx09 writes:
2009 Hyundai Tucson Limited 2.0 Review
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3

Pros

Price, safety, practicality, well thought out passenger space

Cons

terrible performance and fuel consumption.

sx09
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Why Put So Much Effort Into Practicality Inside....then Forget The Engine?? — I bought this car for the promised fuel economy..... all lies!!!!. After asking what to expect to get out of it i was told around 500 k's per tank of fuel easily around town and even better on the highway and it should get close to what it says on the tag in the window which is 9.2ltrs per 100k's. This is part of the reason I bought it. I thought that sounded excellent as I had a large 4.0ltr vehicle that was consuming between 13-15 ltrs per 100k's, and was an 11 year old ford falcon. The best I can get out of this....thing is 12.8ltrs if I am lucky. It may get just over 400k's to a tank of fuel. It is completely gutless and geared beyond strange. It seems to make the engine rev it's hardest, then jerks into the next gear which does the same again til you hit 4th then the trans lets the engine have a breather. I don't understand the gearing in this car, it seems to need a 5th gear in the transmission and a re-work of all the ratios to make it work better. The engine would be best suited to a smaller vehicle and have at least a 2.2 litre 4 cylinder put into it. If you want an economical car DO NOT buy one of these. Everything else about the car is great. I have the all black interior which gets rid of the budget feel. The instrumentation is set up well, and everything is well in reach. The audio sounds good, and the way the seats fold down is brilliant. They are about half way to a good car. Hyundai: PLEASE SORT YOUR RUNNING GEAR OUT! cos it is completely mis-matched to this car. It is unsatisfactory and will give a bad name if something is not done. I have had this car for about 3 months and if I could get my money back, I would. I would not recommend this car.

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Richard writes:
2009 Hyundai Tucson Limited 2.0 Review
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4

Pros

the handling and the way you sit up higher

Cons

no runnining boards, but, that can be chamged

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Good Suv — this car is very fun to drive, and so far the gas mileage is adequate, the interior is very nice, especially the heated seats upfront, this my second hyundai, both are very comfortable.The acceleration is very responsive, and has a lot of get up an go, especially when you take off against a 1/2 ton dodge.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Samuel writes:
2009 Hyundai Tucson Limited 2.7 4WD Review
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4

Pros

got very good handling not so good brakes, feels safe when you drive it

Cons

appearance its kinda girly car, the fenders are so fragiles

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Functional And Good For A Familiar (mother's) Car — Performance - Excelent acceleration, brakes are less than regula, very responsive car. Build quality - the side fenders are so fragiles. i already change 2 fenders appearance - interior is very nice. everything its functional, exterior its other thing the whole car looks so girly (mommie's) car

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Hyundai Tucson Reviews

Very Comfortable Small Family Suv By mezzoola

We have had this vehicle since new and we would definitely purchase again. I was in an accident and was almost glad it happened because I realized how well this vehicle protected me. Ended up with a $... Read More

It's A Good Car For Its Class, But I Wish I Had A Sedan. By Jessica

The car handles pretty well, does not rattle or squeak, need any repairs, and looks cute but it does cost a lot to own due to gas mileage and insuring a 4x4. It is a fun car to drive though! Read More

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2006 Hyundai Tucson Reviews

Great Suv By RonBailMills

So far, I love everything about it. Roomy, smooth, good cargo space. Seats are very comfortable, and the ride is very smooth. Would recommend to anyone with a small family, every day commuting, and ... Read More

Great Value For The Money By lbarzin

Bought this car used for my daughter - it has turned out to be the most reliable, easy-to-keep car in the household. Has required just the minimum of maintenance in 150,000 miles. Quite comfortable on... Read More

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2007 Hyundai Tucson Reviews

Nice Small Suv By Jcar

Nice amenities inside and out - good cargo room for a small SUV, especially with rear seats folded down. Pretty good power from V6 engine. Nice amenities in Limited like heated leather seats, etc. ... Read More

Nice Smaller Suv By Jcar

Overall - liked it - good family transport, rides nice and at 5 years old - zero mx problems. Rear seats fold down for lots of cargo room. Stylish color with features like leather seats, heated wind... Read More

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2008 Hyundai Tucson Reviews

Well Made Car! By KreggoSankar

Everything about the car is great other than the styling of the exterior, the car itself runs perfectly and I would definitely consider getting another Hyundai. Great gas saver also ran back and forth... Read More

Great Car For A Small Family By PDXcam

Great price for the package you get. It doesn't have a lot of power, but it is light on the road so it is adequate. The lack of power certainly helps this CRV/SUV get 20+ MPG which is good in that c... Read More

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2010 Hyundai Tucson Reviews

Sporty But Economical By Dawn

This car is fun to drive, gets pretty good gas mileage for its class and has more than enough horsepower. It is missing heated seats, temperature/comfort controls for both and front would be nice, be... Read More

Hyundai Tucson Vs. Other Suvs By Joseph Anthony

Hyundai Tucson vs. other SUVs - what i like about this car is the engine response. its very quick in terms of acceleration and ride comfort is great. also it has a lot of intelligent options that ma... Read More

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