The Tucson Plug-in Hybrid is simple to drive and has a good all-electric range. We also admire its technology and superior driver assistance features. Those who are unfamiliar with the intricacies of a plug-in hybrid will appreciate its appealing comfort and value. In addition, this car is going to serve you the proper purpose. It will also help you during your daily life.
Performance of the car
With faster and smoother acceleration, the Plug-in Hybrid outperforms the gas version. The test vehicle reached 60 mph in 7.6 secs. This speed is about normal for a plug-in compact SUV. The Tucson PHEV’s electric engines are powerful enough to propel it to highway speeds without using the gas engine. While riding completely on battery power, it works perfectly. When you press the accelerator hard enough, the engine starts up. But it rapidly shuts down when surplus energy is no longer required.
The comfort of the car
The front seats provide adequate support and adjustability for a comfortable posture; however, some drivers may like more telescopic movement from the center console. Adults may be comfortable in the rear seat, which has numerous reclining positions and a large seat bottom cushion, even on prolonged travels. On warmer days, the offered front seat cooling is a pleasant addition. A great temperature control system will also help you cool down rapidly. Moreover, there’s also a diffused mode, which maintains the cabin at a constant temperature without pumping air immediately on the guests and significantly reduces fan noise.
The newly updated 2023 Tucson is available with a basic gasoline engine, a traditional hybrid powertrain, and the plug-in hybrid powertrain discussed below. The Tucson Plug-in Hybrid has a total output of 261 horsepower thanks to the joint effort of a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder and an electric engine, making it the most powerful Tucson in the series.