How Improved is the 2020 Version of Hyundai Tucson?

Today the sector of SUV crossover has surpassed all other family car types, in terms of popularity and market demand. Each new day brings in a new model of an SUV crossover crafted by different automakers, aiming to outshine each other. The result is lack of exclusivity and uniqueness in the rows of cars that look almost identical to their closest rivals, exhibiting almost the same features and capabilities.

The 2020 model year of Hyundai Tucson is one such model that joined the row of SUV crossover a few days back, raising a ray of hope in the minds of the onlookers who are expecting a yet more improved model this time that will enhance the overall drive and ride experience. To our pleasant surprise, the sales team serving at the Vallejo Hyundai dealership assured us, that the 2020 edition of Hyundai Tucson did improve in many ways, and suggested us to book a test drive and explore the  improved lineup of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson as early as possible. We obeyed and drove one. Here’s what we gathered from our test drive experience.

Improvement Done for 2020 Year Release

The 2020 model year of Tucson did prove once again that Hyundai has taken all the right steps to make this crossover SUV stand on a better platform than its last year model. The improvement can be seen in its greater value packaging, strong record of safety, with an impressive count of standard features that will make many buyers opt for this model, over its competitors like Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, andSubaru Forester.

The features of the 2020 Tucson got recently-updated mainly on the styling front that is mirrored by the entire Hyundai lineup.  The most noticeable change in them are the new LED running lights installed at a unique angle and the newly crafted front grille that attracts the onlookers to take a round along its smooth flowing body sides, while the attractive taillights make a gorgeous appearance at the rear end.

Lineup Details of 2020

The 2020 year lineup of Hyundai Tucson is available as SE, SEL, Ultimate, and Limited. A 2.0-liter inline-4 engine can be seen powering the base model while a yet more powerful 2.4-liter engine option is offered as an upgrade option, with the permission to be driven by all-the four wheels drive across the entire lineup range. But the standard configuration is the front-wheel drive that nonetheless offers a sporty yet comfortable ride quality.

Level of Comfort and Convenience

At the Vallejo Hyundai dealer we found the 2020 Tucson to be a bit smaller in size in comparison to its rival models but didn’t fall short a bit in the level of comfort and convenience it offers. The interior cabin materials are of durable quality that feel good to touch, and the seats are spacious enough to make a comfortable seating for every car occupant. Hyundai offers 30 cubic feet of space for storageat the rear end.Standardfeatures include in the 2020 Hyundai Tucson can be listed as a 7.0-inch touchscreen display for the infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and a full suite of active safety tech that makes the 2020 Hyundai Tucson a safer SUV option for your family.

The All-New 2019 NSX: A Luxury Coupe from Acura

The Acura NSX is all about advanced thought applied to design, engineering, power, dynamics and refined luxury. The makers of the NSX aimed high at hybrid sport performance and handling and delivered this through quick and responsive acceleration through direct yaw control, extremely low center of gravity, advanced body construction using a combination of different materials and perfected air flow for dynamics, stability and cooling. The Acura auto dealer we chose to get a look at an NSX was able to provide some amazing information on the all-new 2019 NSX – a luxury coupe from Acura.

Exhilarating Exterior Design

Its one of those you see it and wish to own it kind of coupes that incorporates futurism in design, sculpted angles, smartly placed vents, purposeful insets and fine details that give it a sporty look from any side. Sitting behind every exterior feature is a support measure that defines the purpose such as heat exchanges behind the front grilles that foster better cooling for both engine and transmission, visible fender peaks to aid drivers in better judgement as they maneuver curves, wide and low Jewel-eye styling for the headlights with six-beam LED lights and long aerodynamically styled rear view mirrors. The design aspects from the rear are just as purposeful which is evident as you notice the uniquely designed diffuser stakes for better downforce. You also have flush door handles that can sense your smart key and pop out for your convenience. Featured on the rear are the flying wing taillights that line the extend across the vehicle.

Synergetic Interiors

The interiors of the NSX luxury coupe are just as synergetic as the exteriors. Just going by the seating, you get sport seats with alcantara in the center for excellent grip with soft and smooth leather on the surrounding bolsters to allow you to easily slide into them. Ample knee and elbow padding support is provided to keep you seated snugly.

Supercar Power

Yes, it’s a supercar. The 2019 NSX comes with a bespoke Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. The 3.5-liter dry sump lubricated DOHC V-6 engine is mid-mounted twin-turbocharged and take delivers you 500 hp and 406 lb-ft torque on first roar.This is combined with a 9-speed dual-clutch transmission to make you ready to race. The Hybrid Combined horsepower using all three engines including the two SH-AWD motors gives you close to 573 hp and 476 lb-ft of torque.

Dynamic Performance

Interestingly, the dynamics of the NSX are refined in a way not to cut-off the outside world to give you a luxurious ride and on the contrary allow the drivers and passengers make a better connection with the road and surroundings while at the same time responding to your every input. Any Acura car dealer will tell you, the aerodynamics on the NSX would make Bernoulli proud with the body encompassing both intake air vents and front airflow exit vents to let the air passthrough and add downforce at the same time. You have side airflow vents to help control the heat on the turbo intercoolers.

Buying a Used Car? Check Out These Life Saving Tips

If you are looking to get yourself a used car, then you will already be thinking about how to get the best deal possible. Even though the prices of such vehicles will be cheap, you can actually get ripped off by shady dealers who might sell you a faulty used vehicle at an inflated price.  To get the best deal when buying a used car, follow the steps below.

Step 1 – Decide your Budget

The first thing to do will be to decide your budget. This will give you a good idea what amount of money you are willing to spend. If you start looking for used cars without setting a clear budget in your mind, you might end up buying a car that is far too expensive. And your monthly household budget might be stressed out because of having to pay higher EMIs on them. However, if have a very clear idea of how much you can spend, you will be mentally prepared to avoid vehicles that are too pricey.

Step 2 – Research Cars That Fit The Budget

Next, search which brand and models of vehicles are available within your budget. Make a list of such models. Then, list out their features and compare each model to find which of them offers the most features for the best price. Finally, rank the cars in the order of your preference.

Step 3 – Check Out Dealers

Now, you will have to look for dealers. Make sure to only buy from dealers who have been in the business for many years, and are known to provide the best quality used cars for its customers. You must also check to see what after-sales service they provide. Once you find trustworthy dealers, you can visit their website and check out the prices of your preferred car. For example, if you are buying a Volkswagen from Big Motoring World, then check their offering over the site. This will help you know which models of Volkswagen are available within your budget before you go to see the dealer.

Step 4 – Meet Dealer And Test Drive

Now, you can meet the dealer to test drive the car. Since you have already decided on which vehicle you want, you won’t have to waste time checking each available car. Instead, get into your preferred car and take it out for a ride. If the vehicle will be driven by people other than you, like a wife or parent, then it is a good idea to get them to test drive the car as well to make sure that everyone is comfortable with it.

Step 5 – Inspect The Vehicle

Finally, inspect the vehicle and make sure that there are no problems with it. If your car inspection skills are not good enough, bring a friend who is good with cars and get them to check the vehicle. Plus, ensure that the car has been thoroughly inspected by the dealer themselves. And if they provide warranties of any kind for a limited period, then better.