Dubbed “pickup crossover”, Hyundai Santa Cruz is a pickup truck expected to stir the automobile industry. The South Korean automaker aims to grab a notable share of the pickup truck market. The upcoming model, 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz, will be a good combination of power, convenience, and style.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz – Luxury and Elegance Design:
Unlike other pickup trucks which are built on a body-on-frame chassis, the Hyundai truck will be built on a car-style unibody chassis. Looking the truck from far, you will be tempted to think it is a crossover SUV. Its body look compact with minimal aggressive characteristics and medium muscular attributes.
The major highlights in the front end of 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz include a hexagonal-shaped grille, fierce headlights with advanced LED technology, new fog lights, and a compact bumper. In the rear end, the car will get LED taillights and a strong tailgate which will provide entry to a spacious cargo compartment. Other exterior features include 19-inch alloy wheels and modern side mirrors.
All occupants will enjoy ample head, shoulder and leg room. Ergonomics will be implemented in the entire cabin. The steering wheel and seats will get comfort and user-friendly features like smooth covers and recline & adjust mechanisms. The interior also gets technological features, with most of them being located on the dashboard. There will be an infotainment system featuring a wide screen display and connectivity options like Bluetooth, USB ports and Smartphone integration. Other anticipated interior features include climate control and satellite navigation.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz – Powerful Engine and Performance:
The base engine has turbocharged a 2.0-liter diesel four-cylinder with 190 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. The engine will work with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. You can, therefore, expect good acceleration and speed from the pickup truck. On the side of fuel economy, the vehicle will have fuel consumption figures of 23 mpg in cities and 30 mpg on highways. Moreover on the powertrains, the vehicle is expected to pollute the ecosystem lesser compared to similar vehicles out there.
Safety and Security:
With a wide range of safety and security features, the upcoming 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup truck will offer great peace of mind to the drivers and passengers. Some highly anticipated features include hill-descent assist, adaptive cruise control, seatbelts, lane-keep assist, parking assist and anti-lock braking system.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz – Date of Arrival and Price:
Hyundai cars are well known to be affordable, so we expect the pickup truck to suit budgets of many commercial vehicle users. The starting price is likely to be fixed at $25,000. The highest price is not expected to exceed $40,000. The car will most likely become available to customers in the third quarter of 2017.