A midsize SUV like the Hyundai Tucson should give you peace of mind that it will keep you and all your passengers safe. This stylish SUV was built to do just that and was even named a 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

So, how does it protect you? Maguire Hyundai finds out for drivers and families in Ithaca, Vestal, and Sayre with this review of the Hyundai Tucson safety ratings.

Hyundai Tucson Safety Features

The Hyundai Tucson keeps you safe during an accident with six airbags. This system covers the interior of your SUV with advanced dual front airbags, dual front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and front and rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor.

In addition to an Occupant Classification System for the front passenger's seat, the cabin is built to keep small passengers safe. Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) come standard for the back seats. Meanwhile, up front there are seatbelt pretensioners and load limiters to prevent whiplash.

All of these safety features sit inside a sturdy frame that's made with advanced high-strength tensile steel. The design also features both front and rear crumple zones to absorb force during a collision and direct it away from the seating area.

Driver Assistance Features

While the Hyundai Tucson is ready to protect you during an accident, it also offers lots of intelligent driver assistance features that can help prevent accidents before they occur.

For example, a Rear View Monitor lets you check what's behind you when you're backing up. You can also upgrade to a Surround View Monitor that creates an overhead view of your SUV. Some of the other features that will give you more awareness throughout your drive are:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go

Aside from watching the road and what's around your SUV, the standard Driver Attention Warning watches you. It monitors your drive and can determine if you're distracted or drowsy. Then it sends you audio and visual alerts to focus on the road.

Capable & Control

To make sure you're in control and can grip the road in any conditions, the Hyundai Tucson comes with standard Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control System and Brake Assist. Together, they can help you maintain traction and prevent skidding on slick roads.

While front-wheel drive comes standard, too, HTRAC All-Wheel Drive with Downhill Brake Control is also available. It'll help you get through the winter safely, as well as travel down steep hills and trails a slow, consistent speed.

Whether it's the middle of winter or you're taking the kids to summer camp, you'll always be able to stop on a dime, too, with a standard Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).

Test Drive the Hyundai Tucson

To learn more about the Hyundai Tucson safety ratings, contact Maguire Hyundai and take a test drive. It protects drivers and families in Ithaca, Vestal, and Sayre with a reliable drivetrain, driver assistance features, and smart and safe design.

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