A red 2022 Hyundai Tucson parked in front a building with glass windows
Trucks & SUVs

Recall Alert: Fire Danger Almost 500,000 MORE Hyundai Tucson SUVs

The recall of Hyundai Tucson SUVs just keeps expanding. Back in September, a recall of Tucson models involved 2019-2021 years of production. But now, it goes back to 2016. That’s almost 500,000 more Hyundai Tucson SUVs for a grand total of 650,000. Hyundai confirms a dozen incidents of fires The concern is that electrical shorts …

The Hyundai logo printed on a window
Trucks & SUVs

Recall Alert: Your 2021 Hyundai Tucson ABS May Cause Fire

Recalls always get our heart rates up. It takes a pretty serious problem to issue a full-blown recall. Usually, recalls are saved for faulty seat belts, exploding airbags, exploding motors, and the occasional fire. Well, lately, we’ve seen a lot more fire-related recalls with the prevalence of electric cars. Well, we can now add the …

A dark-red 2016 Hyundai Tucson parked on pavement in front of a dark-gray building
Crossover & Midsize

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson Is a Cheap Used Buy Right Now

Hyundai isn’t one of the top automakers, but it has made major strides over the years. From redesigning beloved vehicles to releasing its first RV, the automaker is trying to prove it’s worthy of attention. Though Hyundai has manufactured plenty of great vehicles, the Tucson is arguably one of its best. According to U.S. News, …

red 2021 Nissan Rogue
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2021 Nissan Rogue Easily Outshines This Hyundai

The 2021 Nissan Rogue and the 2021 Hyundai Tucson are pretty popular. Both are compact SUVs, and both offer a pretty modest price tag. But of these two models, which should you choose? We vote the 2021 Nissan Rogue, and for several reasons. The 2021 Nissan Rogue offers more power under the hood Standard under …

2021 Hyundai Tucson driving in the city

2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Elantra: Compact Car or Compact SUV?

Many Hyundai vehicles are honorable. But two of the brand’s most popular models are the Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Elantra. These Hyundais are ideal for everyday drives and offer desirable in-car tech. But how would you decide between a compact car like the 2021 Elantra and a compact SUV like the 2021 Tucson? Driving the 2021 Hyundai …

A blue 2020 Mini Countryman SUV cruises along a wooded road
Crossover & Midsize

6 SUVs That Are Actually Great for Your Commute

Commuting to work or school can be hectic. Finding a vehicle that offers comfortable seats, a smooth ride, ample cargo space, and decent fuel economy can make your daily drive less stressful. SUVs are great for families, and they’re gaining popularity among commuters. Many prefer SUVs for their spaciousness, higher driving position, and safety. But …

Mazda gives the 2021 CX-5 a noticeable refresh.

Most Reliable 2021 Compact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Deciding which crossover is the best for you is challenging because they have many similarities. But when it comes to reliability, only a few compact SUVs stand out in this area. We’ve gathered a few of the most reliable 2021 compact SUVs to help you narrow down your options. The small crossovers on this list received excellent ratings from Consumer …

A dark-red 2021 Kia Sportage crossover SUV drives on a dusty road
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Kia Sportage Is Better Than Its Hyundai Cousin

Forget sibling rivalry. Some say the fiercest competitions occur between cousins. And in the auto world, two SUV brand cousins always seem to chase each other up the Consumer Reports ranking chart. For the 2021 model year, the Kia Sportage looks like it may have bested its cousin, the Hyundai Tucson. We’ll detail why the …

2021 Ford Bronco driving through mud and dirt
Trucks & SUVs

Ford Bronco Sends a Message About the Future of Hot Hatchbacks

In the 1970s and 1980s, the hot hatchback market was on fire. The VW Golf, Ford Escort RS, and Toyota Tercel were economical small vehicles stuffed with horsepower. In a country that was recovering from oil embargoes and newly enacted clean-air restrictions, many people transitioned from land barges to the smaller rides. Over time, however, …

2021 Hyundai Tucson during sunset
Crossover & Midsize

Is Your 2019 Hyundai Tucson Engine Making Loud Chatter?

If you have a 2019 Hyundai Tucson or you’re considering the purchase of a used one, there’s plenty to learn about this popular crossover SUV. Most of it good, of course––there’s a reason the Tucson is such a popular choice. However, some owners have experienced some serious rattling noises from their 2019 Hyundai Tucson engine. …

A 2020 Hyundai Kona driving in the country

Hyundai Makes Some of the Safest SUVs You Can’t Ignore

Hyundai has a lot going for it right now. It was recently named one of the most reliable carmakers and as the ‘Best SUV Brand’ by U.S. News. This Korean brand gives you a lot to choose from, but what are the safest Hyundai SUVs? 2020 Hyundai Kona  Overall, Hyundai’s SUVs earned great crash test safety ratings …

Hyundai Tuscon in the desert
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson Is Chocolate and Vanilla

As a new model, the 2019 Hyundai Tucson stood out for being a great deal. And in the used car market, this is especially true. The 2019 Tucson is highly-rated by critics because of its modern amenities and comfort. But at the same time, some aspects of its performance make it less satisfying. Driving the 2019 Hyundai Tucson  As …

2022 Hyundai Tucson driving on road
Crossover & Midsize

The Hyundai Tucson is Finally Worth Buying

Now it’s finally time to reconsider the Hyundai Tucson. After previous model years have been major misses, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson is finally hitting the mark. Check out the all-new Tucson that could be worth waiting for before buying one of its rivals.  The 2022 Hyundai Tucson is worth buying  A new and better Hyundai …

2022 Hyundai Tucson
Crossover & Midsize

Top 5 Coolest Details of the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Redesign

Hyundai is all over the car game right now. The South Korean carmaker has been steadily changing the narrative for the once budget brand to a now fully-formed, up-scale, reliable brand. The 2022 Hyundai Tucson just received a full makeover to further transform Hyundai into an up-scale marque. The automotive design aesthetic has become increasingly …

Passenger front quarter view of a burgundy and gray 2005 Hyundai Tucson sitting in the grass.
Crossover & Midsize

2005 Hyundai Tucson Budget Rebuild – The Handoff

This is the final installment in the series chronicling the mild-restoration of my 2005 Hyundai Tucson. The 15-year-old little crossover SUV has been good to me. But, a family member is in need of transportation. So, I thought that the Tucson would be a good way for me to make sure they could save money …

Passenger front quarter view of a burgundy and gray 2005 Hyundai Tucson sitting in the grass.
Crossover & Midsize

2005 Hyundai Tucson Budget Rebuild – Loose Ends

If you have been following the series of the mild-restoration of a 2005 Hyundai Tucson, then you know we are near the point when I hand the keys over to a family member. But, there are still a few loose ends on the Tucson that need to be addressed. For example, the tires need changing, …

Passenger front quarter view of a burgundy and gray 2005 Hyundai Tucson sitting in the grass.
Crossover & Midsize

2005 Hyundai Tucson Budget Rebuild – Critters Among Us

A 15-year-old Hyundai Tucson may not seem like an extraordinary gift. But, to someone who needs a vehicle, anything will fit the need. However, I’m a person that does not want to gift a vehicle that is in shabby condition or in poor running order. So, I endeavored on mildly rebuilding the 2005 Hyundai Tucson …

2021 Hyundai Tucson parked on street
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2021 Hyundai Tucson Just Outranked the Ford Escape

Say what now? The 2021 Hyundai Tucson just outranked the 2021 Ford Escape? That’s pretty surprising. Generally, the Hyundai Tucson has mixed reviews, while drivers have excellent things to say about the Ford Escape.  2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2021 Ford Escape  According to CarAndDriver, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson is a better SUV option than the Ford …

Passenger front quarter view of a burgundy and gray 2005 Hyundai Tucson sitting in the grass.
Crossover & Midsize

2005 Hyundai Tucson Budget Rebuild – The Punch List

The Hyundai Tucson has been a popular platform for the automaker for several years. What started as an economy four-wheel drive vehicle has steadily improved in quality and features over the years. Now, the Tucson is one of the best sellers for the company. And, I own one that I have enjoyed. It’s no Jeep …

Hyundai Tuscon in the desert

These Are the 5 Fastest 2020 Hyundai SUVs

Hyundai has a full house of vehicles on its plate. Their website shows no less than seven SUVs. To be honest, many of the models are crossovers. But, the definition of SUVs has been changing in recent years from solely ladder-frame-chassis vehicles to include crossovers as well. So, many manufacturers, including Hyundai, are now grouping …

2022 Hyundai Tucson parked in grey
Crossover & Midsize

Is the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Cheating Off the Design of the Ford Mustang?

Many people were looking forward to the possibility of a redesigned, fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson in 2021. But next year’s vintage won’t feature any significant changes. Derek Joyce, Hyundai‘s product manager, told media in June that the compact SUV will remain identical to the 2020 model. We’ll have to settle waiting until 2022 for the new Tucson to …

a Hyundai Palisade parked in a scenic grassy area
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Complained About Hyundai SUVs

While it has taken Hyundai the better part of the last two decades to catch up with its Japanese rivals in terms of sales and popularity, it has done a great job in covering the distance. It’s mid-size compact sedans, the Sonata and Elantra, have greatly improved through every generation, but it owes a lot …

Hyundai Tuscon in the desert
Crossover & Midsize

Avoid the 2021 Hyundai Tucson

Before the 2021 Hyundai Tucson lures you in, be aware that it might not be the best model to buy. Primarily when a majority of issues from the 2020 Hyundai Tucson were carried over. This means that the new model year isn’t necessarily better.  Avoid the 2021 Hyundai Tucson  You don’t need to avoid the …

a gray Hyundai Kona driving on a deserted two-lane straightaway highway exemplifies that Hyundai readily competes with a Honda or Toyota
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Hyundai a Japanese Car Company?

The Hyundai brand is very well known in the United States. The brand has grown in both presence and reputation. However, some people might still be confused about exactly where Hyundai Motor Company came from. Does it hail from Japan like the Japanese car company Toyota, or Honda? Here’s a little rundown of the Hyundai …

Hyundai Tuscon in the desert
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: It All Comes Down to Preference

SUVs, cars, and trucks are evaluated by how they compare to their competition. This is true of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Hyundai Tucson, which critics compare to the best selling crossovers in their class. Each of these SUVs is making a unique impression. The CX-5 has critics talking about how this compact crossover is fun to …

A silver 2020 Tucson is displayed on stage after its launch at the Auto Expo 2020
Crossover & Midsize

Avoid the 2020 Hyundai Tuscon’s Base Trim Level

Shoppers in the compact SUV market have an abundance of makes and models to choose from, which leaves some car critics scratching their heads when it comes to the 2020 Hyundai Tucson’s lack of flair when it comes to its base trim level. When competing with other Hyundai SUV options like the larger Santa Fe …

The Hyundai Tucson on display at the London Motor and Tech Show

The 2017 Hyundai Tucson Is a Good Value Buy

Kia may get more attention when it comes to modern SUVs than its corporate sibling Hyundai, but the Hyundai brand has its own lineup of attractive SUVs too. One of the most popular options is the Hyundai Tucson. This compact crossover may get a bad rep sometimes but it’s a good daily driver and a …