As the first fuel-cell vehicle standard and the first compact SUV to offer fuel cell technology, the Tucson fuel cell is one of the most futuristic vehicles on the road today. Although it works as well as an internal combustion engine, its only emission is water. And it’s just as quiet as a standard EV, while going farther on a single fuel fill against a single full charge.
2018 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Review
Hyundai is definitely pushing the limits with its Tucson Fuel Cell SUV. Its new generation is expected to be launched in January 2018 and will receive a 30% gain. It will travel up to 560 kilometers with a full tank compared to 426 kilometers of the model of the current generation. The South Korean major of the automobile increases the range of the SUV of Tucson to compete with the rivals of Honda and Toyota. The Honda Clarity fuel cell comes with a range of 589 km while the Toyota Mirai can run up to 502 km of full tank vacuum.
Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell SUV is exclusively available in California for a monthly rent of $ 499 for three years on the lease. Interestingly, Honda also offers the similar scheme for its Clarity also equipped. There is currently no confirmation if customers will be able to buy the Tucson fuel cell or not. But the new generation model is also planned as a rented vehicle only as the existing model. Advertising While many automakers around the world are working on alternative powertrain options as an all-electric hybrid and plug-in due to comparatively less efficiency in fuel cell technology, giants such as Honda, Toyota and Hyundai have already allowed their exploration in this particular aspect.
2018 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Engine
2018 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell is the world’s first mass-produced, hydrogen-powered compact SUV. It has an attractive and muscular design. This zero-emission SUV generates 134 horsepower peak power at 5000 rpm and 221 Nm peak torque at 1000 rpm. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 12.5 seconds.
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2018 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Price
The next generation model will arrive in January 2018, expected to cost about $ 50,000.