2021 Hyundai Tucson Review

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Avg. critics score: 78.50%
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Critic reviews

WebsiteRatingNotable quotes
CarAdvice76%"The 2022 Hyundai Tucson is in the top three in a sales sense in this country and with good reasons. It's a quality, well-specified SUV that puts forward a strong case in such a competitive environment."Read more
CarsGuide78%"The Hyundai Tucson cuts a fine figure and has a very interesting interior that is more practical and likeable than the existing model. But there are some elements of the range that don't stack up, like those old-school engines that certainly don't make it feel like 'tomorrow's car, today'."Read more
CarExpert82%"While the powertrains may not scream 'futuristic', the design, infotainment and safety tech definitely bring the Hyundai into line with the front-runners of the mid-size SUV segment."Read more
Practical Motoring78%"The 2021 Hyundai Tucson needs to stand out in a very competitive segment, and this fourth generation goes a long way to achieve that. It has stylish looks, a great cabin with lots of room to move and a raft of safety technology that sees it leading the pack, but the launch powertrain is underwhelming, and leaves us wondering what it could have been."Read more

How does the Hyundai Tucson compare with its peers?

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Mazda CX-5
5 seats
442L
5 stars
$27,890
83.25%
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5 seats
542L
5 stars
$30,640
82.75%
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5 seats
488L
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$34,500
78.5%
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Kia Sportage
5 seats
466L
5 stars
$30,490
77.25%
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Nissan X-Trail
7 seats
565L
5 stars
$27,990
76.25%
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MG HS
5 seats
463L
5 stars
$29,900
75.8%
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Jeep Cherokee
5 seats
412L
5 stars
$37,950
74.8%
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Honda CR-V
5 seats
522L
5 stars
$28,290
74.5%
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Mitsubishi Outlander
7 seats
1,410L
5 stars
$28,750
73.75%
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Renault Koleos
5 seats
458L
5 stars
$29,990
73.25%
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393L
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$23,490
71%
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A comprehensive review of the Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson range pricing and specs

Hyundai offers the Tucson in 3 different trims – Tucson, Elite and Highlander. The estimated driveaway price starts from $38,342.88.

Hyundai Tucson

Serving as the entry-level model to the Tucson range, this self-named SUV starts from $38,342.88 driveaway.

Standard features include:

  • 2.0-litre petrol MPi 6-speed automatic 2WD
  • Leather-appointed steering wheel & gear knob
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Full-size spare wheel
  • Rear view camera and rear parking sensors
  • 8-inch colour touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Wireless smartphone charging
  • Multi-Bluetooth® connectivity
  • 4.2-inch touchscreen with digital speedo and trip computer
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
  • Heated power-adjustable exterior mirrors
  • Halogen headlights with automatic dusk-sensing
  • 6 speakers
  • LED side repeaters integrated into mirrors
  • Eco, Normal and Sports driving modes
  • 2nd-row remote folding seats
  • Hidden rear wiper
  • Steering wheel mounted controls
  • 2 x USB charging points for second-row
  • Premium cloth interior trim pieces
  • Roof rails
  • LED positioning lights
  • Hyundai SmartSense
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Hyundai Tucson Elite

The Elite Tucson costs $4,635 extra, for an estimated driveaway price of $42,977.88. This model comes with the choice of 2 engines – a 2.0-litre petrol and a 6-speed auto FWD, or a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol with a 7-speed automatic (and AWD).

Key highlights are:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Full-size spare
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen
  • Leather-appointed seats and steering wheel
  • Front parking sensors
  • Satellite navigation
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Additional smart driving mode
  • Paddle shifters
  • Air diffuser mode

Hyundai Tucson Highlander

The Highlander is the top of the range Tucson model. It starts from $50,245.88.

Adds to the Elite model with:

  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Full-size spare
  • Leather-appointed interior
  • 10.25-inch digital supervision cluster
  • Smart tailgate
  • Gloss dark chrome front grille with hidden DRLs and rear bumper insert
  • LED ambient mood lighting
  • LED headlights
  • Rear silver skid plate
  • Air ventilated front seats and heated rear seats
  • Driver's seat memory
  • Bose™ sound system
  • Heated steering wheel

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Hyundai TucsonHyundai Tucson EliteHyundai Tucson Highlander
2.0-litre, 6-speed automatic, FWD: $38,342.882.0-litre, 6-speed automatic, FWD: $42,977.882.0-litre, 6-speed automatic, FWD: $50,245.88
1.6-litre, 7-speed automatic, AWD: $47,263.881.6-litre, 7-speed automatic, AWD: $54,611.88

The Hyundai Tucson is available in 5 colours:

  • White Cream (No cost)
  • Titan Gray ($595)
  • Deep Sea ($595)
  • Phantom Black ($595)
  • Shimmering Silver ($595)

You can buy the Tucson Elite in the additional premium paint, Amazon Gray ($595) and the Highlander is available in Silky Bronze ($595)

The above prices are estimated drive-away prices taken from Hyundai Motors Company, Australia, as of June 2021.

Hyundai Tucson review: Overview

The Hyundai Tucson is in the top 5 best-selling mid-size SUVs. The market is tough, with rivals like the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-TRAIL, Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester serving up some fierce competition.

It seems the Tucson manages to keep pace with its competitors and is a good all-rounder. The latest generation looks sure to remain competitive and you should definitely test drive one if you're in the market for a mid-size SUV. It has a unique design, excellent interior, a premium feel and is well-executed, according to motoring experts. You might want to opt for the 1.6- turbocharged petrol or wait for the diesel model, though, as most reviewers were left underwhelmed by the 2.0-litre non-turbo engine.

WebsiteProsConsNotable quote
CarAdvice
  • Crisp and striking styling
  • Interior ergonomics and finish
  • Outstanding noise insulation
  • Fine-tuned cabin
  • Equipment omissions on lower-spec models
  • 2.0-litre naturally aspirated engine not first choice
  • Pricing rise
"We're looking forward to driving the other engine and gearbox combinations, but on face value, the smart money looks to be higher up in the range, where you get real quality for your money."
CarsGuide
  • Compelling design
  • Interior quality across range
  • Larger and comfier
  • No hybrid or EV option
  • LED headlights missing from 2 of 3 models
  • Higher prices
"Without driving the turbo-petrol and turbo-diesel models it's hard to make a definitive call on the pick of the range, but one thing's for sure – it isn't a Tucson with the 2.0L engine. We look forward to spending more time in the other Tucson grades, and giving you different perspectives."
CarExpert
  • Competitive room and usability features
  • Additional safety equipment
  • Premium feel
  • Naturally aspirated engine performance
  • Halogen headlights inclusion
  • No hybrid or PHEV for Australia yet
"It also boasts a capable platform providing big car comfort, confident handling, and practicality levels at the top of the class."
Practical Motoring
  • Stand out design
  • Polished, well-executed interior
  • Spacious interior
  • Missing hybrid option
  • Old-fangled engine underwhelming
"The Hyundai Tucson has been given an all-new appearance for its fourth generation, with edgy styling, smart technology and creature comforts bringing Australia a future-facing medium SUV for the 21st Century."

Engine and performance

There are 2 different engines available in the Hyundai Tucson. A 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol and a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol.

Hyundai SmartStream G2.0 2.0-litre petrol engine

Hyundai uses this engine in the Hyundai Kona and some other ROW models like the Kia Optima.

The 4-cylinder, in-line 4 petrol engine is a non-force induction engine. The specs say it'll run on 91 RON petrol and that it is E10 compatible. Power reaches 115kW @ 6,200RPM, while torque maxes out at 192Nm, at 4,500rpm. Hyundai teams this engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Hyundai SmartStream G1.6 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine

The smaller engine, thanks to a turbocharger, puts out more power. While capacity is 1,598CC (compared to the 1,999CC atmo engine), peak power levels of 132kW open up at 5,500RPM. The maximum torque of 265Nm is available across a diesel-esque torque band from 1,500-4-500RPM. This engine uses a Hyundai Motor Group exclusive technology called Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD), which Hyundai claims translates to a 4% performance improvement, 5% better fuel use and a reduction in emissions by as much as 12%.

Car reviewers' impressions of the Hyundai Tucson engine and transmission line-up

All reviewers drove a 2.0-litre, naturally aspirated petrol engine Tucson press car. It's fair to say that it didn't win them over. It was described as tolerable, slightly stagnated and sufficient. Most longed to drive the 1.6-litre turbo petrol or upcoming diesel.

One tester was shocked – in a positive way, though. After peeping at the performance specs, they admitted they weren't expecting the 2.0-litre to be all that assertive. However, it proved to be a reliable performer and they acknowledged that this level of power was ample for everyday drivers. However, that same tester did decide that the engine was a little stretched by higher-speed journeys. Another dubbed the 2.0-litre as the chink the Tucson's armour. They spoke of how they thought it was down on power and was a bit of a lazy engine.

Almost all of the testers wished to drive the more powerful 1.6 turbocharged petrol or the incoming diesel. Many also questioned why there would be no hybrid option for such a progressive and edgy looking car. According to some sources, Hyundai has ruled out a hybrid or PHEV vehicle for Australia, despite an RHD model already selling in the UK. In fact, in the UK, it appears you can't even buy a non-hybrid Tucson.

As part of a phased introduction of the Tucson, more engines are coming. A 1.6 turbo has already gone on sale since the initial launch and a 2.0-litre turbo diesel is due, according to some media outlets in July.

Hyundai Tucson engine and transmission figures

SmartStream G2.0SmartStream G1.6
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, Multi-Point injection (MPi) 16 valveTurbocharged, direct injection, 16 valve
DrivetrainFWDAWD
Engine size/displacement1,999cc1,598cc
Fuel type
91 RON Petrol (E10 compatible)
Cylinders
4, in-line
Fuel tank capacity
54 litres
Max power115kW at 6,200rpm132kW at 5,500rpm
Max torque192Nm at 4,500rpm265Nm at 1,500-4,500rpm
Fuel consumption (combined)8.1L/100km7.2L/100km
Acceleration (0-100km/h)
N/A
Emissions standard
Euro 5
Top speed (km/h)
N/A
Security
Engine immobiliser
Transmission6-speed automatic7-speed automatic
Towing capacity (unbraked/braked)
750kg/1,650kg

Hyundai Tucson fuel economy

Here's what each Hyundai Tucson model uses on fuel.

SmartStream G2.0-litre petrol

According to the brochure, the 2.0-litre Hyundai Tucson uses the following amounts of fuel:

  • Combined: 8.1L/100km
  • Urban: 11L/100km
  • Extra: 6.5L/100km

The Green Vehicle Guide, a Government-backed fuel economy website, estimates driving 14,000km per year would cost approximately $1,630 in fuel. That's if you spend two-thirds of the time around town.

SmartStream G1.6-litre petrol

The turbocharged Hyundai Tucson engine has the following fuel economy figures:

  • Combined: 7.2L/100km
  • Urban: 8.8L/100km
  • Extra: 6.3L/100km
Use fuel economy figures for comparison only
Fuel economy figures are the result of a standardised testing procedure. The upside of these laboratory tests is that all cars, from different car makers, go through the same process – so you can compare their fuel economy. The downside means it doesn't always reflect the real world fuel use you'll experience. That's because variables like the weather, mechanical wear state, traffic levels and your payload all impact the rate of fuel burn.

So, what was the Hyundai Tucson like on fuel at the hands of car reviewers?

It's quite normal for fuel economy figures recorded by car reviewers to be higher than the brochure figures. A 1.0L/100km variation is not uncommon. One tester (driving the 2.0L Tucson) logged a fuel use of 8.9L/100km (versus 8.1L/100km). Another review commented they managed to get pretty close to the brochure figures and labelled the Tucson as on par for the class, without excelling.

Another registered high 6s on a freeway while one other expert saw numbers within 1.0L/100km. So the Tucson is very much in line with the wider car industry.

Handling

Most Australian market Hyundais go through local R&D to create a specific tune for Aussie roads (you can see the Hyundai localisation workflow here). For the Tucson, Hyundai instead opted to run the Tucson in an international set-up (though it has been tested locally). How did car reviewers judge this global tune then?

One reviewer said the Tucson holds up nicely here, in a hotly contested segment. They liked the steering sensation, which they described as communicative (meaning you can get a sense of what's happening under the wheels and on the road surface) and nicely balanced (meaning it didn't demand too much effort at low speeds or become too light at higher speeds). Another motoring expert backed this notion up when they said it met their expectations. They said it was comfortable to ride in and a competent handler. They commented that the Tucson held its composure at all times, even when driving over aggressively rutted ground. They said the Tucson soaked up what Australian roads threw at it admirably.

However, one reviewer longed for more from the Tucson's ride and handling. They felt, because of the global suspension set-up, it was a bit squishy and less optimised than it could have been. That tester stated they'd driven all the locally-tweaked Hyundais. They said it just wasn't as taught or quite as enjoyable as the others which have been given a workover by Hyundai's Australian engineering wing. According to the same reviewer, the quirks were most noticeable on country roads. They also suggested the steering wasn't direct and didn't offer as much feedback as they would like. They deemed the Tucson's turning circle to be on the wider end of the mid-size SUV market. In fairness, the motoring journo went on to say that even with these idiosyncrasies, they'd still buy the Tucson rather than a Nissan X-TRAIL or Mitsubishi Outlander.

The final motoring expert on the panel said the Tucson was reasonably comfortable and that the car handles well, but that it was on the firmer end of the spectrum. They surmised the steering was accurate and the handling was more than acceptable. Obviously, due to the nature of an SUV body, they said it wasn't sporty but that the steering was precise and immediate. The handling, according to this motoring press expert, was assuring.

Overall, the Tucson is not bad, but most testers said they were looking forward to trying the N-Line version of the Tucson, believing it would improve the good points further and minimise the imperfections. Another perhaps summed things up most effectively when they said that the Tucson was capable of more than any typical buyer would ever extract from it.

Interior and equipment

What's the interior of the Hyundai Tucson like?

According to one car reviewer, whichever trim you go for, the Tucson's interior is well built and charming. They also expressed that there were a few, miniscule cost-cutting measures, but overall, the passenger cabin was planned out admirably, felt comfortable and was well laid out. Some went as far as saying it can compete for best-in-class levels of quality. The 2021 model was labelled a major advancement over the last generation Tucson.

Reportedly, the dashboard and controls are simple and intuitive.

The Tucson reputedly is quiet and hushed, thanks to effective noise insulation. Wind noise and tyre roar are both kept nicely in check – one tester said there wasn't any up to a speed of 110km/h. That tester suggested the cabin ambience was another attribute that made the Tucson an ideal vehicle for long-distance journeys.

Another tester said the interior styling was in a different universe to the older car, with an air of luxury and the use of plenty of luxurious-feeling materials. However, this journo had some issues with the infotainment system. They said the entry-level screen was a little troublesome. Their smartphone (iPhone XS) wouldn't connect to Apple CarPlay wirelessly, but when they tried an iPhone 12 Pro, things worked exactly as they should.

Another tester commented that the UI was snappy and the infotainment screen was responsive. They also said it was well-designed, with the operator kept in mind throughout.

The larger screen fitted to Highlander-spec Tucsons was apparently more impressive to look at. One tester didn't like the larger screen, though, as it has an array of touch-sensitive switches which they said were tricky to use on bouncy roads.

The interior is reportedly very comfortable. The seats have ample padding and provide generous support. Ostensibly, there's ample seat adjustment too. Seats in the rear are also reputedly very accommodating. Testers described the dimensions as generous, meaning the cabin has plenty of room for passengers of all sizes. One writer went as far as saying there was an extraordinary amount of room for rear passengers. Another reviewer liked how open the cabin felt.

Practicality is a huge selling point for a mid-size SUV, a market that is popular with family buyers.

Recognising this, Hyundai has incorporated storage pockets, bins and cubbies throughout the cabin. Testers found there was more than enough room to store everyday items and essentials, with sufficient cup and bottle holders too. Those compartments and storage areas should help you keep the cabin looking smart and organised, even when heading off on a road trip.

The boot is another key consideration for family buyers. Boot volume measures 539-litres according to the brochure (with the seats in place). When you drop the seats forward, there are 1,860-litres at your disposal. That'll be handy for IKEA trips or visits to the garden centre.

That compares well to rivals like the Mazda CX-5, which has 442L (seats raised) and 1,342L (seats down), while the market-leader RAV4 boasts 580L.

A special mention was made for the Highlander-spec's Smart Tailgate. All you need to do is stand behind the car for 3 seconds and the boot opens, hands-free. That'll be extremely handy if you're carrying a kid and want to put some shopping in the back or allow your dog to jump in. Very convenient.

The interior is perhaps best summed up by one reviewer, who said it was a pleasant space to occupy.

Hyundai Tucson safety, security and driver assists

TucsonTucson EliteTucson Highlander
ANCAP ratingNot testedNot testedNot tested
Airbags:
  • Front (driver & passenger)
  • Side thorax airbags (driver & front passenger)
  • Side curtain airbags (first & second rows)
  • Centre airbag
Hyundai SmartSense:
  • Blind-Spot View Monitor
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear (PCA-R)
  • Surround View Monitor (SVM)
✖️✖️
Hyundai SmartSense:
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Leading Vehicle Departure Alert (LVDA)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with car/pedestrian/cyclist detection and Junction Turning (FCA-JT)
  • Lane Keeping Assist - Line/Road-Edge (LKA-L/R)
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)
  • Safe Exit Warning (SEW)
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go (SCC w/ S&G)
  • Haptic feedback steering wheel
Rear Occupant Alert (ROA)✖️✖️
Advanced Rear Occupant Alert (ROA)✖️
Roll-over sensor
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Brake Assist System (BAS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Trailer Stability Assist (TSA)
Multi-Collision Braking (MCB)
Traction Control Systems (TCS)
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
4 sensor Park Assist System (PAS) - front✖️
4 sensor Park Assist System (PAS) - rear
Dynamic guidelines Rear View Camera (RVC)
Speed limiter
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Impact sensing auto door unlock
Back door child safety locks
Front & rear seat belt reminder
Rear outboard seats ISOFIX child seat anchors
Anti-theft alarm
Central locking
Engine immobiliser
2x keyless entry remote✖️✖️
2 x Smart Key remote✖️
Rain-sensing wipers✖️

Hyundai Tucson interior and comfort features

TucsonTucson EliteTucson Highlander
10.25-inch touchscreen✖️
8-inch touchscreen✖️✖️
4.2-inch LCD trip computer and digital speedo✖️
10.25-inch digital speedometer and trip computer✖️✖️
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (wireless)✖️✖️
Bluetooth® phone connectivity & audio streaming
Satellite navigation with live traffic updates✖️
6-speaker sound system✖️
Bose™ premium 8 -speaker sound system with external amp✖️✖️
AM/FM radio
Digital radio (DAB+)✖️
USB multimedia input
Multi Bluetooth® phone connectivity
Leather-appointed gear knob (2WD petrol only) and steering wheel
Leather-appointed seats✖️
Height-adjustable driver's seat
Driver's seat manual adjustment with power-adjustable lumbar - 2 way✖️✖️
10-way power-adjustable driver's seat (2-way lumbar support)✖️
8-way power-adjustable passenger's seat✖️✖️
Air-ventilated front seats✖️✖️
Heated front seats✖️
Heated rear seats✖️✖️
Dual-zone climate control, with auto dehumidify and defog function✖️
Manual climate control with auto dehumidify and defog mode✖️✖️
Front cabin air diffuser✖️
Rear centre console cooling/heating vents
Rear floor cooling/heating vents
Front centre console:
  • 12V power outlet
  • 1 x USB charging port
  • 1 x multimedia USB
  • Wireless charging pad
Rear centre console:
  • Power outlet
  • 2 x USB charging ports
Heated rear windshield
Acoustic laminated windshield
Solar control windshield and front glass✖️
Rear privacy glass✖️
Panoramic glass sunroof - dual panel (tilt and slide panel), with power sunblind✖️✖️
Front and rear power windows
Front-row one-touch window up and down
Second-row one-touch window up and down✖️
Driver and front passenger sunvisor extensions
Cargo area 12V outlet
Hands-free Smart power tailgate✖️✖️
Electro-Chromatic Mirror (ECM)✖️✖️
Heated steering wheel✖️✖️
LED ambient interior lighting✖️✖️
Front map and room lights✖️
LED - Front map and room lights✖️✖️
Vanity mirror lighting
Glove box light
LED Outboard map lights✖️✖️
Centre room light✖️
Deluxe centre console✖️
Cargo area light
Retractable cargo cover
Underfloor side-storage recess
Premium cloth dashboard centre trim and door centre trim
Paddle shifters (AWD only)✖️
Alloy effect steering wheel insert, transmission knob insert (2WD petrol only), air vent surrounds and door handles

Hyundai Tucson exterior highlights

TucsonTucson EliteTucson Highlander
17-inch alloy wheels✖️✖️
18-inch alloy wheels✖️✖️
19-inch alloy wheels✖️✖️
Full-size spare wheel
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Automatic dusk-sensing headlights
Projector-beam headlights✖️
LED low/high beam headlights✖️✖️
LED positioning lights
LED - High Mount Stop Light (HMSL)
LED rear combination lights✖️✖️
LED courtesy lights in front door handles✖️
LED side repeaters integrated into side mirrors
Roof rails
Dark chrome front grille✖️
Front grille - glossy dark chrome with hidden DRL✖️✖️
Chrome H Badge on front grille✖️
Dark chrome gloss H badge✖️✖️
Silver lower front bumper grille insert✖️
Front lower bumper dark chrome gloss insert✖️✖️
Silver painted skid plate✖️✖️
Chrome door frame & beltline moulding
Gloss dark chrome rear bumper insert✖️✖️

Hyundai Tucson review: Verdict

The Hyundai Tucson is probably the most futuristic-looking mid-size SUV on sale right now. That styling might appeal to many, but reviewers seemed to suggest that the car wasn't quite as cutting-edge as the wrapper implies. However, the Tucson does everything to a very good level and it surpassed the expectations of testers in key areas. They described it as a real contender in a hotly contested segment.

If you're looking for a mid-size SUV, then you're definitely going to want to try the Hyundai Tucson – if not just to learn how it stacks up against rivals like the RAV4 and CX-5.

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You'll receive a personalised interest rate from 4.74% p.a. to 16.01% p.a. based on your risk profile
A flexible car loan from $5,000 - $64,000 with personalised rates and rewards for strong credit customers.

⭐Special Offer: Wisr's standard establishment fee $605 will be reduced to $195 for applications submitted through Finder. T&Cs apply.
You'll receive a personalised interest rate from 4.74% p.a. to 16.01% p.a. based on your risk profile
A flexible car loan from $5,000 - $64,000 with personalised rates and rewards for strong credit customers.

⭐Special Offer: Wisr's standard establishment fee $605 will be reduced to $195 for applications submitted through Finder. T&Cs apply.
Credit Concierge Car Loan
From
3.69%
(fixed)
4.23%
You'll receive a fixed rate of 3.69% p.a. with a comparison rate of 4.23% p.a.
Get access to over 20 providers to fund a new or used car.
You'll receive a fixed rate of 3.69% p.a. with a comparison rate of 4.23% p.a.
Get access to over 20 providers to fund a new or used car.
IMB New Car Loan
4.88%
(fixed)
5.23%
You'll receive a fixed rate of 4.88% p.a.
A low minimum borrowing amount of $2,000 that you can use to purchase a new car or one that's up to two years old.
You'll receive a fixed rate of 4.88% p.a.
A low minimum borrowing amount of $2,000 that you can use to purchase a new car or one that's up to two years old.
Driva Car Loan
From
3.99%
(fixed)
4.79%
You'll receive a fixed rate from 3.99% p.a.
Borrow up to $250,000 with loan terms from 1 to 7 years. Get access to a range of lenders.

⭐Exclusive Offer: Apply and settle with Driva by February 7, 2022 to earn a $250 fuel voucher.

You'll receive a fixed rate from 3.99% p.a.
Borrow up to $250,000 with loan terms from 1 to 7 years. Get access to a range of lenders.

⭐Exclusive Offer: Apply and settle with Driva by February 7, 2022 to earn a $250 fuel voucher.

RACV New Car Loans
From
4.99%
(fixed)
5.69%
You'll receive a fixed rate from 4.99% p.a.
A larger loan of $5,000 or more to help you buy a new or used car. 5-hour pre approval available and no ongoing fees.
You'll receive a fixed rate from 4.99% p.a.
A larger loan of $5,000 or more to help you buy a new or used car. 5-hour pre approval available and no ongoing fees.
Stratton Finance New Car Loan
From
3.69%
(fixed)
5.27%
You'll receive a fixed rate from 3.69% p.a. depending on the lender you are approved with
Apply for up to $250,000 and use cash or trade in a vehicle to use as a deposit. Optional balloon payment available.
You'll receive a fixed rate from 3.69% p.a. depending on the lender you are approved with
Apply for up to $250,000 and use cash or trade in a vehicle to use as a deposit. Optional balloon payment available.
NRMA New Car Loan
From
4.99%
(fixed)
5.69%
You'll receive a fixed rate from 4.99% p.a.
Purchase a new or used car up to 3 years old and benefit from a fixed rate and no monthly fees. Pre-approval available within 5 business hours.
You'll receive a fixed rate from 4.99% p.a.
Purchase a new or used car up to 3 years old and benefit from a fixed rate and no monthly fees. Pre-approval available within 5 business hours.
Great Southern Bank Fixed Rate Car Loan
6.79%
(fixed)
7.16%
You'll receive a fixed rate of 6.79% p.a.
A secured loan with a high maximum borrowing amount up to $100,000. Redraw facility and no monthly fees.
You'll receive a fixed rate of 6.79% p.a.
A secured loan with a high maximum borrowing amount up to $100,000. Redraw facility and no monthly fees.
NAB Personal Loan Unsecured Fixed
From
6.99%
(fixed)
7.91%
You'll receive a fixed rate between 6.99% p.a. and 18.99% p.a. ( 7.91% p.a. to 19.83% p.a. comparison rate) based on your risk profile
Borrow from $5,000 to $55,000, with 1 to 7 year loan terms available. This loan comes with no fees for extra repayments and no early exit fees.
You'll receive a fixed rate between 6.99% p.a. and 18.99% p.a. ( 7.91% p.a. to 19.83% p.a. comparison rate) based on your risk profile
Borrow from $5,000 to $55,000, with 1 to 7 year loan terms available. This loan comes with no fees for extra repayments and no early exit fees.
Symple Loans Personal Loan
From
5.75%
(variable)
6.47%
You'll receive a personalised interest rate from 5.75% p.a. to 25.99% p.a. based on your risk profile
Borrow up to $50,000 to pay for what you need.
You'll receive a personalised interest rate from 5.75% p.a. to 25.99% p.a. based on your risk profile
Borrow up to $50,000 to pay for what you need.
SocietyOne Car Loan
From
5.45%
(fixed)
5.45%
You'll receive a fixed rate between 5.45% p.a. and 21.49% p.a. based on your risk profile
A loan from $5,000 to use for a range of purposes. Benefit from no ongoing fees and no early repayment fee.
You'll receive a fixed rate between 5.45% p.a. and 21.49% p.a. based on your risk profile
A loan from $5,000 to use for a range of purposes. Benefit from no ongoing fees and no early repayment fee.
OurMoneyMarket Car Loan
From
5.35%
(fixed)
5.65%
You'll receive a fixed interest rate from 5.35% p.a. to 14.99% p.a. based on your risk profile.
Borrow between $2,001 and $75,000 to finance a new or used car up to 7 years.
You'll receive a fixed interest rate from 5.35% p.a. to 14.99% p.a. based on your risk profile.
Borrow between $2,001 and $75,000 to finance a new or used car up to 7 years.
Latitude New and Used Car Loan
From
5.99%
(fixed)
7.24%
You'll receive a fixed rate of 5.99% p.a.
Apply for a loan from $5,000 to finance a new or used car. Flexible repayments and options to finance a classic car.
You'll receive a fixed rate of 5.99% p.a.
Apply for a loan from $5,000 to finance a new or used car. Flexible repayments and options to finance a classic car.
NRMA Used Car Loan
From
6.24%
(fixed)
6.94%
You'll receive a fixed rate from 6.24% p.a.
Finance a used car with NRMA and benefit from a fixed rate term and no monthly fees. Pre-approval available within 5 business hours.
You'll receive a fixed rate from 6.24% p.a.
Finance a used car with NRMA and benefit from a fixed rate term and no monthly fees. Pre-approval available within 5 business hours.
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Name Product Roadside Assistance Accidental Damage Storm Choice of Repairer Agreed or Market Value
Budget Direct Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Awarded the 2021 Finder Award for Car Insurance - Value in QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA and Car Insurance - Features in NSW, VIC, WA, this policy offers solid coverage at a low cost. Budget Direct's claims service has received a 4.2/5 based on nearly 5,000 customer reviews.

⭐ Current offer: Get 15% discount on first year's premium when you take out a policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: People who want a comprehensive policy without breaking the bank.
Youi Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Youi Comprehensive Car Insurance is one of the few providers to include roadside assistance in its policy. You'll also get access to YouiRewards which gives you discounts on furniture, parking and more. Youi also has a live chat feature on its site to talk through any questions.

Who it might be good for: People over 25 who want comprehensive cover with a focus on customer service.
Qantas Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: You'll be able to choose how comprehensive you want your cover to be with optional extras like choice of repairer and the option of agreed or market value.

⭐ Current offer: Earn Qantas Points for joining and paying your premium. Sign up today and earn up to 20,000 Qantas Points (points awarded will be based on your premium). T&Cs and eligibility apply.

Who it might be good for: People who'd like to earn Qantas Points.
Coles Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: With Coles comprehensive car insurance, you could earn double flybuys points at Coles supermarkets and you can get $10 off your Coles grocery bill every time you redeem 2,000 Flybuys points. If your car is damaged, you could benefit from a one-week turnaround on repairs.

⭐ Current offer: Get 10% off your first year's premium when you take out a policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: Coles customers and Flybuys collectors.
Bingle Comprehensive
Market
Finder's summary:Bingle consistently comes up as one of the cheaper insurers out there. It only covers the basics. You don't get to choose your own repairer, you're not covered for personal items in the car and unless you add it as an option, you won't get a hire car if your car is stolen. But this keeps its premiums low.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a low-cost option that covers them for the basics.
QBE Comprehensive
Green Company
QBE Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: QBE is a sustainable insurance company and also Finder's Green Insurer of the Year 2021 award winner. This policy offers the highest level of protection available from QBE including three-year new car replacement.

⭐ Current offer: Save $75 when you purchase a new comprehensive policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: Those that are looking for a more environmentally friendly insurance choice.
Huddle Black Comprehensive
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Huddle's black comprehensive is its cover with highest limits and exclusive benefits. It includes roadside assistance. You can also get up to $2,000 for emergency travel and accommodation and up to $30 million legal liability cover.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a 24/7 claims processing.
ahm Comprehensive
Optional
Both
Finder’s summary: ahm comprehensive car insurance lets you choose higher excess to reduce your premiums. Its Fixed Kilometre Plan can save you up to 30% compared to its standard comprehensive cover.

⭐ Current offer: Sign up for ahm car insurance and you'll enjoy a $50 Visa e-gift card*. Offer ends 30 Jan.

Who it might be good for: People who drive less than 15,000 km per year.
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