How Much Can a Hyundai Tucson Tow?

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Afton drivers know that the Hyundai Tucson is a versatile crossover with sleek style, high-tech features, and a powerful performance - but just how much can a Hyundai Tucson tow? The 2020 Hyundai Tucson towing capacity ranges from 1,500 pounds to 2,000 pounds, depending on your selected trim level. So whether you plan on hauling a trailer through Mehlville or bringing outdoor equipment to your next Fenton vacation, the Tucson towing capacity won't let you down.

Hyundai Tucson Powertrain and Drivetrain

The Tucson towing capacity starts with incredible Hyundai engineering, so let's take a peek under the hood. There are two different engine options and two drivetrains to explore:

  • The 2.0L GDI 4-cylinder engine is standard on the SE and Value trim levels. This well-balanced engine generates up to 161 hp with 150 lb-ft of torque, resulting in a total of 1,500 pounds in Tucson towing power.
  • The 2.4L 4-cylinder engine is found standard, starting on the SEL trim levels and above. This larger engine cranks out a little more power with 181 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque, along with a boosted Tucson towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.
  • Drivetrain options of both front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive contribute to controlled ride that offers total precision without sacrificing comfort.

Hyundai Tucson Performance Features

The engine isn't the only star of the show behind the incredible Hyundai Tucson towing capacity. This crossover fine-tunes its phenomenal performance with components like:

  • 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®: Known for its responsiveness and efficiency, Hyundai SHIFTRONIC® transmission provides seamless shifting as you navigate the Arnold area.
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Brake Assist (BA): These features improve both your performance and safety by optimizing your vehicle's grip, no matter the terrain or forecast.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Turning Corner
You'll also have Drive Mode Select to customize your performance with Normal, Eco, and Sport driving modes with the flick of your wrist. You can also take advantage of Blind Spot Detection standard on all trims above the base model, which gives you insight into your peripheral vision - giving you peace of mind on the road.

Take Your Test Drive Today

The Hyundai Tucson towing capacity is best experienced in person, so why not schedule a test drive and see what this crossover can do? Contact us at Suntrup Hyundai South with your questions or schedule a test drive to get behind the wheel.


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