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News New 2022 Hyundai Tucson XRT Trim Gets Rugged Looks

New 2022 Hyundai Tucson XRT Trim Gets Rugged Looks

The new Hyundai Tucson XRT looks the part and is offered with FWD or AWD drivetrains

  • It features blacked-out exterior trim.

  • Other visual upgrades include unique stylized wheels.

  • The trim will be called “Urban” in Canada. 

Looks are everything, or nearly. Judging by the number of manufacturers currently introducing new rugged-design packages for their vehicles, this trend is far from over. Hyundai is the latest automaker to offer a trim with a distinct go-anywhere attitude and they’re calling it XRT. It will be available for the 2022 Tucson.

In the US, the Tucson‘s XRT trim will be priced from $32,625 with FWD or $34,125 with AWD. Both prices include the $1,225 destination charges. In the US, the XRT is based on the SEL trim with the Convenience package however without the sunroof. In Canada, it starts out as the Preferred w/Trend Pkg and is priced at $37,199. It is powered by the 187-horsepower 2.5-litre 4-cylinder engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

The XRT trims feature the following:

XRT-exclusive front and rear fascia with rugged detailing

XRT-exclusive prominent side cladding

XRT-exclusive black monotone exterior side mirrors

XRT-exclusive black 19-inch alloy wheels with rugged design

Dark side window surrounds

Approach lighting/Side steps

Black-only interior cloth seating/Black headliner

Roof cross rails/Tow hitch

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