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New York 2024: Redesigned, Updated 2025 Hyundai Tucson, Santa Cruz Make Debut

•    The redesigned and updated 2025 Hyundai Tucson SUV and Santa Cruz pickup debut at New York’s Auto Show.

New York, NY - With so much of the air around Hyundai being sucked up in recent years by electric models like the Ioniq 5, Ioniq 5 N and Ioniq 6 and the redesigned Kona, it’s easy to forget that the brand’s best-selling model is…  the Tucson SUV.

The model reclaimed its spot in the sun today as the 2025 Hyundai Tucson made its North American debut at the New York Auto Show, alongside the pickup that grew out of it, the 2025 Hyundai Santa Cruz.

Both models get updated designs both inside and out, new technologies to upgrade the offering inside, new safety and convenience features and, in Canada, standard all-wheel drive.

2025 Hyundai Tucson – what’s new?

Both the front and rear fascia have been redesigned on the new Tucson, the front elements taking a more vertical orientation, and the vehicle also gets a wider, lower stance for a more aggressive demeanour. The design of the daytime running lights has been updated as well to help with fostering that image. To make doubly sure, the SUV sports new alloy wheels and anodized aluminum badging. Canadians in snow-and-slush prone parts of the country will be glad to learn the rear wiper blade is longer by 75 mm!

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