A compact crossover that's big on features.

Hyundai Tucson | CarMax

As a compact crossover vehicle, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson is out to show that being small doesn't mean sacrificing big benefits. Whether you're hauling family from school to sports, heading out on a weekend getaway, or just managing daily tasks, the Tucson has the style and space to meet your needs.

If you're looking for a tech-smart roomy cabin with plenty of convenience features, the Hyundai Tucson might be just right for you. While we currently do not have many 2020 Hyundai Tucsons on our lots, we look forward to selling more in the future. If you love the 2020 model, you should also consider prior model years of the Hyundai Tucson with similar features.

Below are the average prices for prior model years of the Hyundai Tucson.

  • 2015: Average prices less than $15,0001
  • 2016: Average prices less than $18,5001
  • 2017: Average prices less than $19,0001
  • 2018: Average prices less than $20,0001
  • 2019: Average prices less than $20,5001

Here's what you'll learn in this 2020 Hyundai Tucson review:

Key Specs and Features:


  • The 2020 Hyundai Tucson with FWD, 2.0L engine, and automatic transmission gets an EPA-estimated 25 mpg combined.2

Cargo Space:

  • 31 cubic feet of cargo room with rear seats up
  • 61.9 cubic feet of cargo room with rear seats down

Towing Capacity:

  • Hyundai Tucson towing capacity is an estimated 1,500 lbs. with either the 2.0L or 2.4L four-cylinder engine on 2020 models when properly equipped.3

Seating Capacity:

  • The 2020 Hyundai Tucson seats up to five passengers.

Engine Options:

  • The 2020 Hyundai Tucson comes equipped with a base 2.0L four-cylinder engine that makes 161 hp (SE and Value trims).
  • 2020 Tucson SEL, Sport, and Limited models get a 2.4L engine making 181 hp

Tech Features:

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration
  • Hyundai's Blue Link® Connected Car Service (Value trim and up)
  • Wireless smartphone charging (Sport trim)
  • Forward-collision-warning system with automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assist (Ultimate trim)
  • Adaptive cruise control (Ultimate trim)


The Hyundai Tucson has a strong sales history at CarMax. It has been featured in these ranking lists:

5 Reasons to Buy

1. Stylish Exterior

The style of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson is one of many things that makes this compact crossover stand out from the competition. Its aggressive grille and well-integrated lighting elements set the tone for a vehicle in motion. That's followed by a smooth and subtle side profile that would look at home on a luxury vehicle. Most of all, it's the balance of the design, from grille to liftgate, that gives the Tucson a timeless look of attention-to-detail and adventure.

2. Ample Cargo Capacity

Hyundai Tucson: Trunk Cargo | CarMax

Put the rear seats down and the 2020 Hyundai Tucson shows its practical side. With close to 62 cubic feet of volume, there's plenty of room for groceries and gear. Even with seats up, there are 31 cubic feet to use—that's important, as compact crossovers need to be sporty, stylish, and able to get the job done. Best of all, the Sport model offers a hands-free liftgate to make loading and unloading easier.

3. Available Driver-Assistance Features

Hyundai Tucson: Tech Dash | CarMax

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson comes with an array of technology designed to help drivers with unexpected conditions. To start, it includes standard automatic emergency braking and lane-change control on every car. Available features on higher trims are even more impressive, with blind-spot monitors on the SEL trim and adaptive cruise control available on Limited models. Sport and Ultimate trims boast pedestrian detection while a surround-view camera is an option on Limited and Ultimate models.

4. Comfort and Convenience Covered

Hyundai Tucson: Front Seats | CarMax

You can expect Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity with the 2020 Hyundai Tuscon but Hyundai goes a step further adding technology features like second-row USB ports (SEL trim) and wireless charging (Sport model). It all helps to create a convenient and immersive experience inside the cabin. With available power front seats—including heated seats—accompanied by a premium audio system, the interior of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson will make you feel as if you've entered your own personal world.

5. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car Service

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson proudly boasts services like the Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car Service.4 It's a system that uses telematics to gather vehicle data for on-demand diagnostics and can even send personalized vehicle health reports with scheduled-service alerts. Blue Link also powers remote-driver functions through an app on your smartphone such as door lock and unlock and remote start for your Tuscon's climate control. It's a great way to stay connected to the data that matters—while making your drive that much more convenient.

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What You Need to Know

 Available Trims 2020 Hyundai Tucson:

  • SE: Standard features include 17-inch wheels, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40-split back seat, a seven-inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.
  • VALUE: Adds 18-inch wheels, roof rails, a power-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats, keyless entry and ignition, and Hyundai's Blue Link communication services.4
  • SEL: Standard equipment includes the 2.4L engine, dual-zone climate control, and a second-row USB port.
  • SPORT: Includes 19-inch wheels, LED headlights and taillights, foglights, a hands-free liftgate, wireless smartphone charging, and an eight-speaker premium audio system.
  • LIMITED: Features 18-inch wheels and adds leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, a 360-degree parking camera, and a power passenger seat.
  • ULTIMATE: Adds a panoramic sunroof, automatic high-beam headlights and wipers, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and an eight-inch touchscreen with navigation.

Available Colors 2020 Hyundai Tucson:

  • Aqua Blue
  • Black Noir Pearl
  • Dusk Blue
  • Gemstone Red
  • Magnetic Force
  • Sage Brown
  • Stellar Silver
  • White Cream
  • Winter White

Interior 2020 Hyundai Tucson:

  • 61.9 cubic feet of cargo room; 31.0 cubic feet with rear seats up
  • Seating for up to five passengers
  • Standard seven-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration and available Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car Service
  • Wireless smartphone charging starting on the Sport model

Average CarMax Prices 2020 Hyundai Tucson:

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson is a newer model year and we currently have a limited number in our inventory. See below for average CarMax prices for previous model years of the Hyundai Tucson.

  • 2015: Average prices less than $15,0001
  • 2016: Average prices less than $18,5001
  • 2017: Average prices less than $19,0001
  • 2018: Average prices less than $20,0001
  • 2019: Average prices less than $20,5001

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Safety and Reliability

RepairPal® Reliability Ratings for the 2020 Hyundai Tucson5

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson is a newer model and we currently have a limited number in our inventory. You may also consider other used Hyundai Tucsons with similar features. Below are RepairPal reliability ratings for prior model years of the Subaru Outback.

  • Overall RepairPal Reliability Rating - 4.0/5.0
  • Average annual cost of unscheduled repairs and maintenance: $426.00

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2010–2019 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. Learn more at www.carmax.com/repairpal-reliability.

NHTSA Safety Ratings - 2020 Hyundai Tucson

The 2020 Hyundai Tucson received an overall rating of 5/5 stars by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Click here to look up a specific vehicle.

Similar Vehicles

If you're interested in the 2020 Hyundai Tucson, you should also check out these similar vehicles from previous model years.

Ford Escape

Year after year the Ford Escape is among the most popular of Ford vehicles thanks to its timeless style and truck-like features. For 2017–2019 models, cargo capacity with the rear seats folded expands from 34 to 68 cubic feet. Engine choices include the base 2.5L four-cylinder, a 1.5L turbo-four, and a 2.0L turbo-four. In-cabin technology includes Sync® and Sync 3® technology, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, rear parking sensors, and forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking. Standard features for 2017–2019 include:

  • 17-inch wheels
  • Sync infotainment
  • Sync 3 on SE trim
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on SE trim
  • Eight-inch touchscreen on SE trim
  • Power liftgate on SEL trim

Honda CR-V

Always one of the most popular choices of compact crossover, the five-passenger Honda CR-V is versatile, useful, and practical. Cargo capacity grows from 39.2 cubic feet with seats up to 75.8 cubic feet with the 60/40-split seat folded down. Engines include the base 2.0L four-cylinder and the available 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder. Technology includes driver-assistance features such as standard automatic emergency braking (EX trim), adaptive cruise control, and active lane control. Inside, base-model (LX) buyers are treated to Bluetooth® capability while EX features expand to include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a seven-inch infotainment touchscreen. In addition, standard features on the 2017–2019 EX/EX-L (or equivalent) trims include:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Power driver seat
  • Power moonroof
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Leather upholstery (EX-L)

Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a roomy mid-size SUV that seats up to five passengers. Most recently, it received refreshed styling for the 2019 model year. With seatbacks up, the Santa Fe holds 36 cubic feet of cargo. Fold the seats down and that expands to 71 cubic feet. There is one engine option for 2017–2018 model year Santa Fe SUVs: a 3.3L V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. For the 2019 model year, Hyundai offers two engines: a base 2.4L four-cylinder and an optional 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. Technology-wise, the Santa Fe includes Bluetooth with a seven-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, and Hyundai's Blue Link Connected Car Service. Driver-assistance technology includes blind-spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane-change assist. Standard features across model years 2017–2019 include:

  • Keyless ignition (SEL)
  • Hands-free liftgate (SEL Plus)
  • Surround-view camera system (Ultimate)
  • Wireless smartphone charging (Ultimate)
  • Heads-up display (Ultimate)

Kia Sorento

Significantly revised for the 2019 model year, the Kia Sorento adds an eight-speed automatic transmission while discontinuing its optional turbo four-cylinder engine. Cargo capacity remains unchanged for 2019 at 73 cubic feet in total, with 11.3 cubic feet behind the third row. Engine choices include a base 2.4L four-cylinder and a 3.3L V6 engine as an upgrade. Front-wheel drive is standard with available all-wheel drive as an option. Technology features include standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, available satellite radio, and quick-charge USB ports, as well as driver-assistance features like blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts. Standard equipment starting on 2019 EX models includes:

  • Acoustic glass
  • Forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and active lane control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Power tailgate

Mazda CX-5

Redesigned for the 2017 model year, the Mazda CX-5 retains its sporty nature and gets refreshed exterior styling among other upgrades. Cargo space measures 31 cubic feet with rear seats up and 60 cubic feet when folded down. Engine options include a 2.5L turbocharged four-cylinder making 227 hp while technology for 2017 models includes standard driver-assistance features like automatic emergency braking. In-cabin tech includes a seven-inch touchscreen, available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Bose® premium audio on the Touring model. Standard 2017 equipment includes:

  • Low-speed emergency braking (higher-speed is an option)
  • Seven-inch touchscreen
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Synthetic leather upholstery (Touring)
  • Heated front seats (Touring)
  • Power tailgate (Touring)

The Bottom Line

Stylish, roomy, and modern, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover that offers full-size benefits to vehicle shoppers. From in-cabin tech to driver assistance features and a hands-free liftgate, the Tucson keeps convenience at the heart of what it offers

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1Based on CarMax average prices between August 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. Actual prices may vary based on your selected model year, features and trim packages. Prices do not include tax, title, tags, and any applicable fees.
2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle soldas new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions andvehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with anautomatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov.
3Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers,cargo, and options/accessories.
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5RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of December 2019. Learn more at repairpal.com/reliability.
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