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2022 Hyundai Tucson plug-in hybrid offers 32 miles of electric-only range
Enlarge Image This electrified SUV offers 32 miles of electric-only range. On Wednesday, Hyundai finally shared a few details about the upcoming 2022 Tucson plug-in hybrid. This electrified crossover is set to join the standard model and spiffed-up N Line variant later this year.
Providing the juice, Tucson PHEVs feature a 13.8-kWh battery pack, which provides an estimated electric-only driving range of 32 miles. That figure is a little behind the Ford Escape PHEV , which can go a claimed 37 miles between recharges and it’s far removed from the Toyota RAV4 Prime , trailing it by 10 miles. Thanks to its 7.2-kW onboard charger, this amped-up Hyundai’s electron reservoir can at least be replenished in less than two hours. Climb in the driver’s seat
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This vehicle’s electric bits are augmented by a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine matched to a six-speed automatic transmission that’s been specifically tuned for hybrid duty. Delivering more-than-adequate performance and a surprising maximum tow rating of 2,000 pounds, this electrified drivetrain cranks out 261 horsepower. An official torque figure has not been released by the automaker, because with hybrids […]