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Hi.. I was at the right place at the right time. I totaled my 2021 CRV Hybrid on Thursday night. On Saturday morning, I called the local Hyundai dealer to test drive a Tucson Hybrid but they didn't have any. It will take 4-6 months if one was ordered. Deposit was refundable. I didn't put a deposit down. But I did on a CRV, that was being built in the factory and will arrive mid June. On Wednesday morning, Hyundai dealership called and said someone backed out of her order so if I am interested, I can come and test drive it (Black Hybrid, SEL Convenience). I would need to make a decision if I want to buy it right there and now. It was $9K less than the CRV Hybrid Touring after the dealership threw in $3000 of dealer add-on's. It was a no brainer. I drove home the Tucson on Wednesday.

It doesn't ride as nicely as the CRV, but more powerful, so I don't think I will get as good mileage. I've not hit 100 miles yet, but I'm averaging 32 mpg so far. I've been driving Honda's most of my life so I'm a bit biased, but I'm sure I'll learn to love this vehicle. It is the best priced Hybrid SUV for the features it has. The two features from my CRV I'm not getting from the Tucson are the leather seats and heated steering wheel (much needed in Minnesota!).

Honda's let the driver know when oil change is needed, but I was told by the dealership that I have to bring the car in every 3700 miles for oil and filter change. This seems a waste, especially, if using synthetic oil. I was told because of our cold weather.. But is it necessary to change oil after 3700 miles in the Summer? I feel this is a way for them to make more money. Only every other maintenance (oil, filter change, tire rotation) is free in the first 3 years. What is your experience of oil changes? Is it necessary at 3700? I was told if I don't do it, my warranty will be void!!

So my first Hyundai, my first black car, and I hope they will come up for a way to change that reverse sound (I've read how to suppress the volume). I'm sure I'll be parking differently going forward so I don't have to reverse as much!!
 

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Hi.. I was at the right place at the right time. I totaled my 2021 CRV Hybrid on Thursday night. On Saturday morning, I called the local Hyundai dealer to test drive a Tucson Hybrid but they didn't have any. It will take 4-6 months if one was ordered. Deposit was refundable. I didn't put a deposit down. But I did on a CRV, that was being built in the factory and will arrive mid June. On Wednesday morning, Hyundai dealership called and said someone backed out of her order so if I am interested, I can come and test drive it (Black Hybrid, SEL Convenience). I would need to make a decision if I want to buy it right there and now. It was $9K less than the CRV Hybrid Touring after the dealership threw in $3000 of dealer add-on's. It was a no brainer. I drove home the Tucson on Wednesday.

It doesn't ride as nicely as the CRV, but more powerful, so I don't think I will get as good mileage. I've not hit 100 miles yet, but I'm averaging 32 mpg so far. I've been driving Honda's most of my life so I'm a bit biased, but I'm sure I'll learn to love this vehicle. It is the best priced Hybrid SUV for the features it has. The two features from my CRV I'm not getting from the Tucson are the leather seats and heated steering wheel (much needed in Minnesota!).

Honda's let the driver know when oil change is needed, but I was told by the dealership that I have to bring the car in every 3700 miles for oil and filter change. This seems a waste, especially, if using synthetic oil. I was told because of our cold weather.. But is it necessary to change oil after 3700 miles in the Summer? I feel this is a way for them to make more money. Only every other maintenance (oil, filter change, tire rotation) is free in the first 3 years. What is your experience of oil changes? Is it necessary at 3700? I was told if I don't do it, my warranty will be void!!

So my first Hyundai, my first black car, and I hope they will come up for a way to change that reverse sound (I've read how to suppress the volume). I'm sure I'll be parking differently going forward so I don't have to reverse as much!!
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