Hyundai Europe launched pictures of the facelifted 2025 Tucson right now, with slight exterior tweaks and a brand new inside to carry its compact crossover into step with the remainder of Hyundai’s newest fashions. No specs had been launched, solely the primary pictures and some different particulars.
The massive updates present within the inside the place Hyundai ditched the primarily touch-sensitive ‘buttons’ in favor of its new company format which options – drumroll please – bodily quantity and tuning knobs and actual buttons for the local weather controls and different features. The outdated mannequin’s separate gauge cluster and central shows are changed by a single sweeping show atop the sprint that mixes the digital gauge show and infotainment display screen.
The pictures additionally present that Hyundai will ditch the automated transmission’s push-button operation in favor of a Bop-It–model shifter mounted on the steering column, like that of the newly redesigned Kona. It may also obtain Hyundai’s three-spoke steering wheel which drops the model’s H brand and swaps it for the four-dot, Morse Code H, which is surprisingly profitable at modernizing the general inside vibe.
The fourth-generation Tucson was launched in 2020 and debuted some fairly radical exterior styling particulars like lights built-in into the grille and sharply creased bodywork to assist it stand out from the remainder of the CUVs within the Home Goods car parking zone. This facelifted mannequin showcases some fairly minor exterior tweaks that capitalize on the Tucson’s good-looking options, sort of prefer it obtained a couple of items of filler to boost its jaw and fill its under-eye baggage that fashioned over the 5 years since this era’s debut.
Where the present mannequin has 10 lighting components within the DRL clusters, the facelift drops that quantity right down to eight, alongside another tweaks to barely streamline the entrance styling. The entrance grille and bumper have chunkier designs, and the wheels are new as properly. There aren’t any direct pictures of the rear, however from the facet view it appears nearly unchanged from the present mannequin.
The fourth-generation Tucson has all the time been a reasonably agreeable crossover, and this reimagined 2025 mannequin needs to be much more agreeable because of Hyundai’s styling tweaks and the choice to return to bodily buttons. We will maintain you up to date with U.S. market bulletins and powertrain specifics after they come. The refreshed mannequin is slated to go on sale in Europe early subsequent 12 months, with no details about the U.S. launch talked about at current.