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2020 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD
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2020 Hyundai Tucson
Limited AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,660
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2.0T AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,644
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Hyundai Tucson
Limited AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Hyundai Tucson, a compact SUV, last received a major facelift in 2019. It enters 2020, its fifth year on the market, without noteworthy changes. Hyundai offers the Tucson in SE, V...

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2.0T AWD
William Maley Preview:

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport finds itself sandwiched between the smaller Tucson and larger Santa Fe in the automaker’s crossover lineup. It offers a nice middle ground for buyers who wan...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Hyundai Tucson
Limited AWD
No User Reviews
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2.0T AWD
5
writes:
Liked this car a lot. But - less cargo space in rear (important to me)... lower gas miles per gallon. Concerns...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD worse.
"It just does. The grill is less aggressive looking - I am not a fan of angry looking cars. Prefer a softer, gentler look."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD better.
"Better gas mileage.. likely better resale value... likely longer lasting... better rear cargo space with seats up."
240
writes:
Spacious cargo and seating, 10 year warranty, great fuel mileage, good power, nice quality inside and out. gre...
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4WD worse.
"Hate the front and rear looks of the Cherokee"
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4WD worse.
"Santa Fe seats slide and recline as well as fold Cherokee rear space smaller and seats fixed inn upright position"
30
writes:
A value leader. You get the most for your money with this vehicle.

Specs

2020 Hyundai Tucson
Limited AWD
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2.0T AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 6,000 RPM
240 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.82 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 38.2 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 31 cu ft 35.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,261 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 185 in
Width 72.8 in 74 in
Height 65 in 66.5 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Hyundai Tucson
Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aqua Blue
  • Black Noir Pearl
  • Cream White Pearl
  • Dusk Blue
  • Gemstone Red
  • Magnetic Force Metallic
  • Sage Brown
  • Stellar Silver
  • Winter White
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2.0T AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Canyon Copper
  • Marlin Blue
  • Mineral Gray
  • Nightfall Blue
  • Pearl White
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Serrano Red
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Symphony Silver
  • Twilight Black

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