Hyundai Tucson: Release/Open Fuel Door

Are you wondering how to release the fuel door? Maybe you just bought your Hyundai Tucson and want to add fuel. Some models will have a fuel door release lever, and others don’t.  This guide will show you how to open the fuel door of a Hyundai Tucson.

2019-2022 Models

Follow these steps:

1. Turn off the engine.

2. Unlock the driver’s door.

3. Push the center edge of the fuel door to release it.

4. The door opens, exposing the fuel cap.

5. Rotate the fuel cap in an anticlockwise direction to open it.

6. Fuel the vehicle.

2010-2018 Models

Follow these steps:

1. Turn off the engine.

2. Pull up the fuel door opener lever.

3. Approach the fuel door and open it all the way.

4. Turn the fuel cap in a counter-clockwise direction to open it.

5. Fuel the vehicle.

2005-2009 Models

Follow these steps:

1. Pull the fuel release lever at the bottom left side of the driver’s side.

2. Get out of the vehicle and approach the fuel door.

3. Open the fuel door and unlock the fuel cap.

4. Fuel the vehicle.

Hundai Tucson Fuel Efficiency

The Tucson can get up to 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The hybrid version can get closer to 38 mpg. The Tucson has a 14.3-gallon tank, and it can typically go up to 400 miles on a tank of gas.

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