At Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Harford County, we take great pride in helping Edgewood, Bel Air, and Aberdeen, MD, drivers find the right car for their needs. In this case, we're taking a closer look at the 2021 Jeep Wrangler and Hyundai Tucson to provide you with the key info you need to know about these SUVs.

Continue reading to learn more about performance, interior amenities, and other important features, so you can choose wisely when it comes to your next car.

Wrangler vs Tucson Performance

Take a peek under the hood of the Wrangler and Tucson, and it will quickly become clear which one offers more power. The Pentastar® V6 engine is the standard offering under the hood of the Wrangler and comes with the mild-hybrid system known as eTorque. What does this system do? It adds low-end torque, for solid power off the starting line, and rock crawling capabilities.

This engine makes 285 horsepower and up to 260 lb-ft of torque. The Hyundai Tucson is more geared towards drivers looking to make it their daily commuter. The standard engine, the 2.0L 4-cylinder, makes 161 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. It provides a smooth ride, but just can't match the power of the Wrangler.

The Wrangler offers some other engine options:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with Engine Start/Stop Technology
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine
  • 2.0L Turbo engine

Find the Wrangler that's the perfect fit for your driving style and needs. There are several different trims to choose from, which makes the Wrangler experience that much better.

Which one will you choose?

  • Wrangler Sport
  • Wrangler Sport S
  • Wrangler Sahara
  • Wrangler Rubicon

Jeep Wrangler vs Hyundai Tucson Capability

When you think of off-road capability, Jeep may be the first phrase that comes to mind. No matter what kind of adventure you're ready to set out on, the Jeep Wrangler will be ready for it.

In fact, there are a variety of standard and available 4x4 systems to provide the traction that gets you where you want to go.

  • Command-Trac® 4x4 System: Part-time 4x4 system that delivers torque to all four wheels as well as rock-crawling capability
  • Selec-Trac® 4x4 System: Automatically switches from two-wheel to four-wheel drive for maximum efficiency
  • Rock-Trac® 4x4 System: Wrangler Rubicon features a standard part-time system and a 4:1 low gear ratio

The Hyundai Tucson offers available all-wheel drive, but it lacks the kind of off-road 4x4 capability of the Wrangler. Plus, if you're looking for that extra bit of personality on your drives, the Wrangler offers removable doors and a removable top. You can't do that with your Hyundai Tucson, either.

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs Hyundai Tucson Verdict

Now that you've read our helpful 2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. Hyundai Tucson review, the choice is clear. The Wrangler can provide the kind of performance and capability you're looking for out of your next SUV, both on the pavement and in off-roading situations near Edgewood, Bel Air, and Aberdeen, MD.

Visit Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Harford County for your Wrangler test drive today!

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