Hyundai Tucson review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Passenger & boot space

Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior rear seats
  • Hyundai Tucson 2021 front cornering
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 rear cornering
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior dashboard
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior rear seats
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior infotainment
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 right tracking
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 front cornering
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 rear tracking
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior front seats
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior driver display
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior steering wheel detail
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior detail
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 boot open
  • Hyundai Tucson 2021 front cornering
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 rear cornering
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior dashboard
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior rear seats
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior infotainment
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 right tracking
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 front cornering
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 rear tracking
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior front seats
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior driver display
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior steering wheel detail
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 interior detail
  • Hyundai Tucson 2022 boot open
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In this section:
  • Front space
  • Rear space
  • Seat folding and flexibility
  • Boot space

Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

Front space

If you ate all your greens as a kid and went on to grow up as tall and strong as everyone said you would, the Hyundai Tucson’s generous proportions will see you right.

There’s plenty of leg room, plus at least as much head room as anything else in the family SUV category. It also feels broader and airier than many of its rivals, including the Peugeot 3008.

If you need some extra luggage space, the back seats fold down in a very useful 40/20/40 split, helping to maximise the space available for passengers and any longer pieces of luggage. Top-spec Ultimate models come with handy levers positioned just inside the tailgate opening to make them even easier to fold.

Boot space

The Tucson’s boot is one of the biggest in the class. You do lose a little space to the batteries if you go for the Hybrid or Plug-in Hybrid models, but even in the Plug-in Hybrid (which has the smallest boot in the Tucson range) we managed to squeeze seven carry-on cases beneath the tonneau cover. That’s up there with rivals including the Volvo XC40 and BMW X1.

The wheel arches intrude a little, but the boot is still usefully wide and the floor sits flush with the bottom of the tailgate opening. There’s also a bit of underfloor storage in most models, although the Plug-in Hybrid sacrifices that to the battery pack. Range-topping Ultimate trim adds a handy electric tailgate.

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