Hyundai has been teasing the Santa Cruz for a while now, and this highly anticipated sport adventure vehicle has finally been unveiled. We couldn’t be more excited about everything that this vehicle has to offer. This is especially true considering the fact that it is breaking new ground as an SUV, truck, and crossover vehicle that cannot be defined by certain segments. The design is bold, and sophisticated, ensuring that power is at the forefront, while never once sacrificing anything else. Our goal here today is to bring you as much information on this vehicle as is possible! At Apple Valley Hyundai, our first thought is always our customers, and they deserve to get the best scoop on what they’ll be able to find when the Santa Cruz arrives at dealerships!
Can you tell me about the Santa Cruz’s powertrains?
One of the biggest highlights of this adventure vehicle is the fact that it comes available with two different powertrains. That is two times the ability to really get this vehicle right when it comes to your needs. The base powertrain here is a 2.5-liter direct-injected 4-cylinder, which can get around 180 pound-feet of torque and 190 horsepower. Paired with this engine is an eight-speed automatic transmission. The other engine that is offered in this lineup is a 2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, which offers an estimated 310 pound-feet of torque and 275 horsepower. Here you get a dual-clutch eight-speed automatic transmission, which even includes steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters.
What safety is offered with the Santa Cruz?
While power is most definitely important, especially with a vehicle that was built to handle any and all-terrain, there’s still a large place for safety with this Hyundai. Some of the standard features include driver attention warning, lane keeping assist, and forward collision-avoidance assist. Optional features include blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, safe exit assist, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, a surround-view monitor, a blind-spot view monitor, and highway drive assist.
What about the Blue Link car system?
When you own a Hyundai, you already know that you’ll be able to rely on Blue Link. We’re incredibly happy with what blue Link has to offer with Santa Cruz. This system is complimentary for three years, and will give you features like destination search by voice, stolen vehicle recovery, remote door lock/unlock, remote start, and climate control. Many of these features can be accessed through a smartphone app, and even Amazon Alexa. There’s even the ability for some of them to be controlled with your smartwatch apps!
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz at Apple Valley Hyundai
We are waiting for the arrival of the Santa Cruz, and once it arrives, you’ll be the first to know! This adventure vehicle is really going to change the entire automotive landscape, and whether you want to go out on the trails, or just drive to work, Hyundai has ensured that this vehicle has something of everything for everyone.