Totally agree with what you say. I've done almost 9,000 miles and this car is costing me £112 per month more than my Honda CRV EX. I had thought a mild hybrid was some sort of fuel saving but i'm only getting 31mpg. The ride is the hardest, most bone shatering ride I've ever experience and the speed sign recognition software is all over the place, pic of the dash telling me I'm over the 30mpg limit when I'm stopped at traffic lights and another telling me the road I am on is an 80mph limit. I get this on a daily basis. Hyundai dealer is useless and I've now approached my old Honda dealer about a part exchange.
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I've seen a couple of people having the issues you mention with the speed limits. Luckily, I haven't had any issues with mine yet but it's done less than 400 miles at this point.
Before deciding on the Tucson, I read a lot of reviews and watched lots of video reviews, and they all mentioned the hard ride. Personally, I don't mind it so much but it's definitely harder than my old Q5. It's probably because my other car is a Mini Countryman SD All4 with run-flat tires, which is the very definition of bone breaking...I drive over an ant at speed in that and one of my teeth falls out.
I created a spreadsheet last night with a matrix of how much the Tucson is costing me compared to the PHEV and my old Q5. Taking into account how much I'm driving each month (which is a lot less than usual due to the pandemic) and current fuel costs, it shows the Tucson (based on an average of 30mpg) will cost me £20 more each month, which isn't the end of the world. That said, I bet your old Honda CRV was pretty frugal, right? I'm coming from a relatively thirsty Q5 so thankful for small mercies. ;-) However, if I go back to 1,200 miles per month as I used to do pre-pandemic (we have family all across the country...visiting my Mum is a 4hr drive over 200 miles each way), the increase in fuel costs over the Q5 goes up to £39pm. My spreadsheet shows that the PHEV (based on an average of 45mpg) would save me £45pm over my 'mild hybrid' if I'm driving 600 miles each month...increase that back to 1,200 per month and the PHEV would have saved me £90pm on fuel...that's just over £1,000 a year. Two years down the line and the price difference between the MHEV and PHEV has been erased.
All of that is somewhat offset by the lower insurance cost I’m now paying, but the fuel economy of this thing is still outrageous. My journey back from dropping my daughter at school this morning (5 miles over twisty village roads and a small section of dual-carriageway) recorded an average of 27.1mpg. My friend with the Audi S3 gets 25mpg around town and he's getting all the advantages of being able to drive that car...I'd much prefer that over a Tucson. We're due to drive over to Ireland at Christmas which is a round trip of about 1,300 miles so I'll be interested to see how much I have to spend on fuel. My spreadsheet predicts that I'll end up spending about £293 and have to fill the (tiny) tank up 3.6 times. The Q5 would cost £251 for the same journey, and have to be filled up 1.9 times. I now realise that there’s a reason why ALL of the reviews of the new Tucson are based on the PHEV and not the mild-hybrid. The new Kia Sportage is out early next year, so if the Tucson doesn’t improve there’s a very real chance of me swapping it for that. 😕