The compact sport utility vehicle lineup just got better with the updated 2019 Hyundai Tuscon. Equipped with a suite of impressive safety and technology features, the Tuscon offers drivers one of their safest and most connected rides yet. The 2019 Tuscon wears a starting price tag of $23,200 and is available in six athletic trim levels – SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate. Drivers can show off their personal style in the 2019 Tuscon with its nine stylish exterior color options.
The 2019 Hyundai Tuscon from Coastal Hyundai is a favorite among Melbourne-area drivers. Are you looking to get behind the wheel of a new compact SUV? Continue reading to see how this Hyundai stacks up against the competition with this 2019 Hyundai Tuscon vs 2019 Ford Escape comparison to see why so many drivers are choosing the Tuscon.
6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift® Capability
23 city/30 highway/26 combined MPG
EPA-estimated fuel economy
21 city/29 highway/24 combined MPG
What are the differences between the 2019 Hyundai Tuscon and 2019 Ford Escape?
A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder 16-valve engine with D-CVVT paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® sits under the hood of the FWD 2019 Hyundai Tuscon. This combination produces 161 horsepower and 150 pound-foot of torque during every drive. Tuscon models are also available in AWD with this same engine-transmission pairing. The 2019 Tuscon has earned an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 23 city/30 highway/26 combined MPG so you never have to worry about stopping short fo your destination. The competing 2019 Ford Escape is powered by a 2.5-liter iVCT I-4 engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift® capability. The 2019 Escape offers drivers an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 21 city/29 highway/24 combined MPG.
The 2019 Tuscon features a spacious cargo area that measures 31 cubic feet, giving drivers enough room to carry anything they could need for their next road trip. When you’re looking for more space in the back of your Tuscon, the 60/40-split-capable rear seatback can fold flat to expand your cargo area to an impressive 61.9 cubic feet, giving you enough room for even the bulkiest cargo. Accessing the cargo area of the Tuscon is made easy with the hands-free smart liftgate with auto open that allows drivers to access their cargo space even when their hands are full.
Passengers are kept comfortable throughout every drive in the YES Essentials® cloth seats, available in Beige and Gray cloth options. Drivers looking to add a luxurious touch to the interior of their Tuscon can opt for the Limited trim or Ultimate trim, which both feature sleek leather seating throughout the cabin.