2021 Hyundai Tucson for Sale in Springfield, MA
The 2021 Hyundai Tucson meets all the needs of the modern driver since it’s spacious, packed with premium content, impressively styled, and downright affordable. While a brand-new Hyundai Tucson will be unveiled for the 2022 model year, the 2021 version returns to market relatively unchanged from last year, except for a few updated paint colors (Ash Black, Red Crimson, and Coliseum Gray. This efficient and reliable crossover of course still gets Hyundai’s excellent 3-year/36,000-mile complimentary scheduled maintenance plan (which covers tire rotations and oil changes twice per year) and exceptional set of warranties, led by 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain coverage. On the whole, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson is smooth-riding, nice-looking, comfortable, and full of top-shelf technologies at a price that’s more than manageable for the average Joe.
Trims and Mechanical Components
The 2021 Hyundai Tucson is available in six trim levels: SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate. Both the SE and Value have a 161 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, while the SEL, Sport, and Limited get a 181 hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder. They all get a six-speed automatic transmission and standard front-wheel drivetrain, but all-wheel drive is available. As for fuel efficiency, the 2.0-liter trims with FWD achieve an EPA-estimated 23 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, and the AWD models return 22 city/25 highway. The 2.4-liter models with FWD get 22 city/28 highway, while the AWD ones net 21 city/26 highway.
Amenities by Trim Level
The base-level SE comes with 17-inch wheels, automatic headlights, cloth seating, a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat, a dual-level cargo floor, a rearview camera system, and a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel. The Value furnishes LED exterior accents, heated side mirrors, roof rails, keyless entry and ignition, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, and heated front seats. The SEL adds 18-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, and rear air vents. The Sport delivers 19-inch wheels, LED headlights, a hands-free liftgate, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a wireless charging pad. The Limited returns the 18-inch wheels but ups the luxury factor with a heated steering wheel, a power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, a surround-view camera system, and leather upholstery. The top-of-the-line Ultimate yields a panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, ventilated front seats, and heated rear seats.
Safety and Technology
Even though the 2021 Hyundai Tucson has yet to be tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2020 model was awarded a 5-star crash-test safety rating and designated as a Top Safety Pick by both organizations. The standard active safety technologies on the ’21 Tucson include forward collision warning, lane keeping assist, and a driver attention warning system. The Value gets another, blind-sport monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, while the Ultimate also adds adaptive cruise control.
The SE’s 7-inch infotainment touchscreen is larger than many of its rivals’; the system also has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming, and a six-speaker audio setup. SiriusXM satellite radio and HD radio are added on the Value trim, while the Sport upgrades to an eight-speaker Infinity audio system. The Ultimate improves its tech offerings with an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen and integrated navigation.