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Manual hybrid?

Further investigation revealed that the Tucson in question is a manual, 1.6 diesel with 136hp. The automatic is available with awd and 185 hp. Both versions use a 440Wh battery.

Two separate electrical systems, a 48v and a 12v, manage the car. Why it is manual? I don’t know, but this system doesn’t seem to have an “EV” only mode, which would make the clutch redundant.

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It does score the “ECO” emissions standard for Spain, the second best out of four.

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