2023 Hyundai Tucson: Engine Options, Specs, and New Trim Features

With its futuristic exterior design, a wide array of interior features, and efficient hybrid and plug-in-hybrid (PHEV) models, the 2023 Hyundai Tucson is a good choice for the compact crossover SUV segment. Find out what we know so far about the release date, price, specs, and features of the new 2023 Tucson.

When will the 2023 Hyundai Tucson be released and available?

Front angle view of silver 2023 Hyundai Tucson, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Tucson | Hyundai

The release date of the new 2023 Hyundai Tucson, Tucson Hybrid, and Tucson Plug-In Hybrid will likely be in late Summer/early Fall 2022. New 2023 Tucson models will be available to buy at Hyundai dealerships throughout the United States and in various international markets. The Hyundai Tucson for the U.S. market is built at Hyundai’s plant in Montgomery, Alabama.

How much does the 2023 Hyundai Tucson cost?

Hyundai didn’t yet release the price information for the 2023 Tucson crossover SUV. However, the 2023 Tucson will likely cost slightly more than the 2022 Tucson. The starting price of the 2022 Tucson ranges from $24,950 MSRP for the SE trim up to $43,200 MSRP for the Limited Plug-In Hybrid trim. 

2023 Tucson specs: Engine options, gas mileage, and towing

Rear view of red 2023 Hyundai Tucson, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Tucson | Hyundai

The new 2023 Hyundai Tucson offers three engine options: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a hybrid, and a plug-in hybrid. The 2.0L engine produces 187 horsepower, while the hybrid generates 226 horsepower. For the best possible performance, you can opt for the plug-in hybrid variant. It doles out 261 horsepower. Also, the Tucson PHEV benefits from the ability to drive with electric-only power. It has an estimated electric driving range of 33 miles. 

The gas-powered Tucson offers a choice of either a front-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive system. However, all hybrid variants come standard with all-wheel drive. On the efficiency front, the gas-powered 2023 Tucson has an estimated gas mileage of up to 29 highway mpg for the gas-powered model and 38 highway mpg for the hybrid model. For the Tucson Plug-In Hybrid, the estimated fuel economy is up to 80 MPGe in electric-only mode and 35 combined mpg in hybrid mode. Also, the Tucson can tow up to 2,000 pounds.

What’s new for the 2023 Tucson?

Dashboard and front seats in 2023 Hyundai Tucson, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Tucson | Hyundai

The new 2023 Hyundai Tucson is primarily a carryover model. However, the crossover SUV has feature upgrades across the trim lineup. Newly standard features for various trim levels include a panoramic sunroof for the N Line trim and a wireless charger for the SEL, N Line, XRT trims, and all of the hybrid and PHEV trims. 

Also, all Tucson models now have standard smart cruise control, speed limit assist, and forward collision avoidance with pedestrian, cyclist, and junction turning detection. Additionally, the Tucson offers one new exterior paint color option: Serenity White Pearl.

What are the crossover SUV competitors of the Hyundai Tucson?

The crossover SUV competitors of the Hyundai Tucson include the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-50, Chevy Equinox, Subaru Forester, Volkswagen Tiguan, Kia Sportage, and Ford Escape.

Buyers of the 2023 Tucson have a choice of 12 trims: SE, SEL, SEL Convenience, Blue Hybrid, SEL Premium, N Line, XRT, SEL Convenience Hybrid, SEL Plug-In Hybrid, Limited, Limited Hybrid, and Limited Plug-In Hybrid. Also, for warranty coverage, the 2023 Tucson has the backing of a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Additionally, the Tucson has a free maintenance plan, which is good for three years or 36,000 miles.

As more information about the new 2023 Hyundai Tucson becomes available, we’ll provide updates. This includes the official release date and the official price information with the cost for each Tucson trim.

This article was updated on 7/25/2022.

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