The Hyundai Tucson 48V Hybrid has been officially presented to the public during the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, along with the Tucson 48V Plug-in Hybrid.
Hyundai has introduced updated versions of the i20, i30 and ix20 at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and it has also brought the Tucson 48V Hybrid and the Tucson 48V Plug-in Hybrid. The model in question is getting a more refined design with a chrome hexagonal grille, LED headlights, some influences from its larger brother the Santa Fe, a slightly revised cabin with more soft touch materials, heated and ventilated front seats, a larger touch screen display and several other tweaks.
The model in question is also getting a power tailgate which is providing access to the 513 liters trunk with the rear seats in their place along with safety assistance systems such as the blind spot detection, the autonomous emergency braking, the lane keeping assist and so on. The Tucson 48V Hybrid is taking its power from the 2.0 liter diesel engine, which is producing a total output of 136 HP, being connected to a 14 HP electric motor and a six-speed manual transmission. The total output stands at 150 HP and 413 Nm of torque and the CO2 emissions stop at 109 g/km. The plug-in hybrid concept has a 115 HP diesel unit with a 68 HP electric motor and a 10.7 kWh lithium-ion battery, along with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. More details on the model are limited at this time.