Friday, October 18, 2019

Roll 1 billion to choose the Nissan X-Trail 2019 or Hyundai Tucson 2019?

Roll 1 billion to choose the Nissan X-Trail 2019 or Hyundai Tucson 2019?


In recent years, the VND 1 billion crossover segment has received a lot of attention from customers. This is also the segment witnessing fierce competition from large and small car manufacturers.

1.Possessing stable performance, a 7-seater cabin and a well-equipped list compared to the price, X-Trail 2019 represents Nissan's ambition to affirm its position in the segment. On the Korean car model, Hyundai Tucson is receiving a lot of attention when it has just launched an upgraded version (facelift) 2019 with many improvements both in design and technology.

2. Exterior
Nissan X-Trail has a smaller size than the competition. Length is over 160mm, higher than 50mm and wheelbase is greater than 35mm. As a result, the Japanese crossover will have the advantage of internal space. Besides, the ground clearance is higher than 38 mm, which also makes the Japanese crossover more limited when climbing margins or on difficult terrain.



The design brief, the neutral and monotonous visual language of the predecessor X-Trail version has been upgraded and refined by Nissan. The grille with two V-motion splint bars is extended and expanded, combined with X-shaped front bumper and hook-shaped headlamp clusters to help create a better visual impression for the car.



In the opposite direction, the unchanged design of the taillight is the point that has to receive the most opposite opinions in the aspect of the vehicle's appearance. This light is considered by many customers to be quite large and rough, not very harmonious compared to the overall vehicle.

As for Hyundai Tucson 2019, the exterior design of the Korean crossover model still inherits the characteristics of its predecessor. The angular Cascading Grille grille, which connects the headlight cluster to the L-shaped LED strip. Younger and sportier than the competition.

In general, the design of the X-Trail 2019 has been upgraded but still goes in the direction of neutral and old, in contrast to the youthful and modern design of Tucson 2019.

3. Furniture
All X-Trail versions have a 7-seat configuration, competing with Mitsubishi Outlander or Honda CR-V with increasing demand for 5 + 2 cars. This is also an advantage for X-Trail to score against Hyundai Tucson 2019, which has only two rows of seats.



The dashboard area has not changed compared to its predecessor, still following a balanced design, taking advantage of the bird-shaped curves facing the two sides to help the cabin as expanded and more open. The unique polygonal air vents on the center screen with the button system are quite neat and easy to use.

Meanwhile, the dashboard of Tucson has a wavy shape divided into two layers with two contrasting colors. The highlight of the interior compartment is the newly designed Fly-Monitor 8-inch central touch screen - a high-level screen, which makes the buttons are arranged higher and more accessible.

On Tucson 2019, the front seats have full power adjustment with 10 and 8 directions for the driver and auxiliary seats, making changing the seating position more convenient and easier. Equally competitive, X-Trail 2019 is also equipped with 8 and 4-way power adjustment for the front seats. However, the Japanese crossover model scores with technology "zero-gravity driver's seat" capable of supporting the backbone (lumbar support) according to NASA standards to help the driver always comfortable on long journeys.

In the second row, Hyundai Tucson 2019 has a comfortable space, a thick headrest, soft mattress, a flat floor and good tilt angle to help passengers not be tired when traveling long distances. The ceiling space satisfies the average stature of 1m65 - 1m7 of Vietnamese people.

As for the Japanese automaker, Nissan has done a good job creating ample legroom, adjustable headroom and open space for the middle seats. Spacious at a decent level if you have to sit three adults. Meanwhile, the last row can be used as an option when taking the family of three generations with grandparents and children away.

4. Equipped with amenities
Both the Nissan X-Trail 2.0 V-Series and Hyundai Tucson 2.0 Diesel have a well-equipped list in the price range. More specifically, both models are equipped with 2-zone automatic air-conditioning systems with air vents for the rear seats. Besides, X-Trail also features modern dust filtration. The steering wheel is a 3-spoke leather-wrapped, integrated sound adjustment and electric power.



Tucson has a great advantage when owning an 8-inch touch screen compared to only 6.5 inches on the X-Trail V-Series, promising a much better user experience. Both cars are equipped with common connections such as AUX / USB / Bluetooth, the audio system is a high-class 6 speaker.

In terms of compatibility, Tucson 2.0 Diesel features Qi wireless charging, supporting Apple CarPlay for iPhone and iPad. Meanwhile, X-Trail V-Series uses entertainment system with Android operating system platform.

Overall, good equipment compared to the price has always been Hyundai's strength. Although the X-Trail V-Series has a pretty good list of amenities in its price range, the Korean crossover model is still better in this respect.

5. Operation - Safety
In terms of safety, equipment on both models is quite similar. Technologies such as Cruise Control automatic throttle, anti-lock braking ABS, electronic brake force distribution EBD, reversing camera, electronic balancing, HSA horizontal departure support, TCS traction control are common equipment. in both models.

Reverse sensors and hill assist are available only on the Tucson 2.0 Diesel. Meanwhile, X-Trail 2.0 V-Series scores with BA emergency brake assist system, ACC active control chassis, ABLS active braking.

6. General evaluation
Both Nissan X-Trail 2.0 V-Series and Hyundai Tucson 2.0 Diesel are bright choices in the crossover segment of VND 1 billion.

The administrative passenger group that Nissan crossovers target is families living in urban areas, looking forward to a 7-seater model with a complete list of amenities and safety, suitable for daily travel needs. or weekend picnics with the whole family.

With a sharp and elaborate design along with a pleasant price and extensive list of equipment, Hyundai Tucson 2.0 Diesel proved suitable for young customers who love a sporty, strong design as well. such as high technological requirements and facilities for the interior compartment.

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