In-depth reviews

Hyundai Tucson Hybrid reliability & safety rating

A top crash-safety rating and Hyundai's strong record for reliability and customer service should inspire confidence in Tucson owners

Overall rating

4.5 out of 5

Reliability & safety rating rating

4.0 out of 5

Price
£34,251 - £41,391
Fuel Type:
Hybrid Petrol
Euro NCAPAdult protectionChild protectionSafety assist
5 stars (2021)86%87%70%

As this latest Tucson only arrived on the market in early 2021, there isn't yet a lot of independent reliability data that would allow us to offer a definitive verdict. But we can say that the signs are good: Hyundai drivers tend to give good feedback in customer surveys. On the safety front, the car is positively dripping in advanced driver-assistance and crash-avoidance technology and this paid off with a five-star Euro NCAP crash-test rating, awarded in late 2021.

Hyundai Tucson Hybrid reliability & problems

Hyundai's recent models have given it a strong reputation for reliability, and the South Korean brand backs up the quality of its products with a strong five-year/unlimited-mileage manufacturer guarantee. In the most recent edition of the Driver Power customer satisfaction survey, owners ranked Hyundai a decent 11th out of 29 brands surveyed, and although that result obviously doesn't directly pertain to this latest Tucson, it's a good omen for the future.

Safety

There's a huge list of available active safety and driver-assistance technologies for this Tucson. Highlights include sat-nav-enabled active cruise control, remote parking assistance and multiple blind-spot warning and collision-avoidance systems. The full list is staggering and puts the Tucson in line with some of the most sophisticated SUVs on sale; there’s even a system that reminds you not to forget back-seat passengers when you leave the car. The level of kit on offer is reflected in the model's five-star Euro NCAP crash-safety rating and its individual section scores of 86% and 87% for adult and child occupant protection respectively.

Most Popular

New Polestar 3 electric SUV priced from £79,845
Polestar 3
News

New Polestar 3 electric SUV priced from £79,845

Specs for the first Polestar SUV have surfaced online, with the Tesla Model X rival boasting a 380-mile range from its 111kWh battery
20 Sep 2022
Top 10 best electric cars 2022
Best electric cars 2022
Best cars

Top 10 best electric cars 2022

Here, we run through our favourite new electric cars that you can buy right now in the UK…
21 Sep 2022
Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2022
Best seven-seater electric and hybrids
Best cars

Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2022

If the regular crop of electrified SUVs and family cars don’t provide enough practicality for you, then take a closer look at the range of electric an…
12 Sep 2022