A few years ago, Hyundai unveiled its first films Santa Cruz And foretold his arrival. This year has been good as the manufacturer has officially confirmed the marketing of the Santa Cruz 2022 in Canada as an extreme adventure vehicle, based on the Tucson platform and the result of a cross between the pickup truck and the SUV.
The idea behind 2022 Hyundai Santa CruzProviding the vehicle with the advantages of an SUV and the practicality of a pickup truck to its open body. The concept is not new, we especially remember the Chevrolet Avalanche. However, the Santa Cruz is offered in a more compact size; Hence it will be more urban and more energy efficient. In fact, it looks like it crossed with an El Camino car rather than a van.
Like Honda with its ridgeline, Hyundai relies on great versatility to spark interest in the Santa Cruz. The vehicle benefits from a variety of practical storage spaces that can be easily cleaned. Its back box has hidden and airtight storage on the floor, which allows small items to be transported in a dry place. The body can be completely concealed with a retractable tonnage cover and a lockable tailgate. Other options include practicality, including a cash register extension module.
Good towing capabilities
In Canada, the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz will be offered with only one engine, the 2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine developing 275 horsepower and producing 310 lb-ft of torque. In fact, the same engine we find under the hood Kia Sorrento And Hyundai Santa Fe. The only gearbox offered by the engine is the 8-speed dual-clutch automatic, a technical choice for such a vehicle. HTRAC all-wheel drive is standard on all versions, as it only qualifies for the most powerful mechanics in Canada. The system utilizes a wide torque distribution range to optimize its grip in all situations; Sport mode is also possible to enhance the behavior of Santa Cruz.
Many people like to drag their toys with Santa Cruz 2022; It offers good towing capacity, i.e. 2,272 kg (5,000 lbs). With the disappearance of many V6s on the SUV side, Santa Cruz could become an attractive alternative for those who need to pull over.
California inspired design
In terms of styling, this vehicle has very modern lines and inherits the family features of the new Hyundai models, especially towards the grille. LED headlights bring a good touch of sophistication, but its dynamic style is well highlighted by its 20-inch rims, which camp well with the wide and curved fenders and design. The rear is equally modern with T-shaped lights. H enthusiasts pay attention to details everywhere, especially with the symbol. Made in California Around the lights and the design of the model highlights the fact that it came from Hyundai’s California studios.
The interior benefits from a very modern design with fully digital instrumentation. There are several classic controls in the center of the dashboard; We found the touchscreen of a 10.25 inch infotainment system. The back seat can be raised to place larger items inside.
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz will go on sale this summer. True, Hyundai does not disclose prices until its marketing policy. It remains to be seen whether the Hyundai Santa Cruz will be more successful here than a particular Subaru Baja marketed from 2003 to 2006.
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