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Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: specs comparability | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Tucson will rival the Compass, C5 Aircross and Tiguan. Learn on to see how the Tucson compares towards its rivals on paper.

The fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson is ready to launch in India on August 4, and bookings for the all-new SUV are already underway. Radically completely different from its predecessor, the brand new Tucson finds itself within the rising firm of premium SUVs such because the Jeep Compass, Citroen C5 Aircross and the Volkswagen Tiguan. We examine the brand new Tucson towards all its rivals on paper to see the way it stacks up by way of measurement, powertrain choices and specs.

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: dimensions 

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: dimensions
Mannequin Tucson Compass C5 Aircross Tiguan
Size 4630mm 4405mm 4500mm 4509mm
Width 1865mm 1818mm 1969mm 1839mm
Top 1665mm 1640mm 1710mm 1665mm
Wheelbase 2755mm 2636mm 2730mm 2679mm
Gasoline tank 54-litres 60-litres 52.5-litres 60-litres
Wheel measurement 18-inch 18-inch 18-inch 18-inch

As you’ll be able to see within the desk above, the brand new Tucson is the longest SUV in its class by fairly a margin, and it additionally has the longest wheelbase, with solely the C5 coming an in depth second. That’s as a result of the brand new Tucson has come to India in its long-wheelbase guise, which additionally makes it fairly roomy on the within. Globally, there’s additionally a short-wheelbase model.

By way of width and top, nevertheless, the C5 Aircross has the sting over different SUVs. General, the Compass is the smallest of all 4. Do word that the Trailhawk variant of the Compass measures 5mm shorter and 27mm taller than the usual SUV, as a result of revised bumpers and elevated floor clearance.

By way of gas tank capability, the Compass and Tiguan have the most important, at 60 litres, adopted by the Tucson and the C5 Aircross. All SUVs experience on 18-inch alloy wheels on their higher-spec trims.

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: petrol engine specs  

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: petrol engine specs
Tucson Compass Tiguan
Sort Four cyls, petrol Four cyls, turbo-petrol Four cyls, turbo-petrol
Displacement 1999cc 1368cc 1984cc
Energy 156hp 163hp 190hp
Torque 192Nm 250Nm 320Nm
MT gearbox 6-speed MT
AT gearbox 6-speed AT 7-speed DCT 7-speed DCT
Drive sort FWD FWD AWD


The Tucson and the Compass each supply petrol and diesel engine choices. The Tiguan is petrol-only, whereas the C5 Aircross solely will get a diesel engine.

In comparison with its petrol rivals, the Tucson has the most important engine, however is of course aspirated, whereas the Compass and the Tiguan each function turbo-petrol models. Thus, by way of total output, the Tucson has the bottom energy and torque figures, and significantly lower than the Tiguan, which has the very best figures right here. 

And whereas each the Compass and the Tiguan use 7-speed twin clutch gearboxes, the Tucson makes use of a 6-speed torque converter unit. The Compass is the one SUV right here that pairs a handbook gearbox with a petroleum engine, whereas the Tiguan is just one that’s supplied with an all-wheel-drive system in petrol guise. 

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: diesel engine specs

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: diesel engine specs
Tucson Compass C5 Aircross
Sort Four cyls, turbo-diesel Four cyls, turbo-diesel Four cyls, turbo-diesel
Displacement 1997cc 1956cc 1997cc
Energy 186hp 170hp 177hp
Torque 416Nm 350Nm 400Nm
MT gearbox 6-speed-MT
AT gearbox 8-speed AT 9-speed AT (AWD solely) 8-speed AT
Drive sort FWD, AWD FWD, AWD FWD

Whereas the diesel engines on the Tucson, Compass and C5 Aircross are all 2.0-litre, four-cylinder models, it’s the Tucson that has the very best energy and torque figures right here. The C5 Aircross is available in second, whereas the Compass is the least highly effective of the lot.

Right here once more, the Compass is the one SUV to be supplied with a handbook gearbox with its diesel engine. As for his or her computerized gearboxes, all three SUVs use torque converter models. And whereas the C5 Aircross is barely supplied in front-wheel-drive guise, the Tucson and Compass additionally get the choice of all-wheel drive with their diesel-automatic powertrains. Curiously, the automated gearbox on the Compass is barely accessible with all-wheel drive.

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: solely SUV with ADAS

All 4 SUVs are generously outfitted with options that you just’d anticipate from this class of SUVs – massive touchscreens, digital instrument clusters, panoramic sunroofs, powered driver’s seat, dual-zone local weather management, ambient lighting and 6 airbags. However the place the Tucson stands out is ADAS options. The one one with an ADAS suite, it brings with it options comparable to ahead collision warning, blind spot help, lane maintain help, rear cross site visitors alert, adaptive cruise management and auto emergency braking.

Hyundai Tucson vs rivals: path to India

Like its predecessor, the Tucson involves India as a CKD (utterly knocked down) equipment and is assembled right here. The C5 Aircross and the Tiguan too are domestically assembled. The Compass is the one SUV that’s utterly made in India and is even exported to world markets.

Would you decide the brand new Hyundai Tucson over its rivals? Tell us within the feedback under. 

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