The premiere of 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz was started with the new concept. Hyundai would like to offer some new cars and they never have any plan to offer pickup truck before but now they might change. In the upcoming years, it is predicted that the company will announce the concept of truck pickup for the current market and the car has been there at Detroit Motor Show in 2015.
2017 Santa Cruz will be built with the similar chassis as you can find out in the basic Santa Fe. Its construction will be similar to Ridgeline. According to Hyundai spokesman, this car will be offered for buyers who never drove truck and its design is very comfortable especially with the smooth performance on road and it is completed with the off-road capability. It sounds more interesting that the company offers it with the sufficient space especially for the cargo volume in the back of the car.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Exterior
The first thing that you will find out when this car is ready to be released in the market is its unique bodywork. Based on the early concept, this truck will borrow the styling from Genesis and Santa Fe so that the features are more unique than before. It has medium sized cargo area for the rear part which is accessible with the motorized tailgate and it has suicide doors. It means that 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz has rear door that will open toward the back so that the rear seats could offer you improved access. The concept will make the car has alloy wheels in size of 21 inches and the actual production will get 18 inches of wheels while the upgrade for the higher trim could be 19 inches of alloy wheels.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Interior
Entering the cabin will make you find out the minimalist styling around it because some refinements. It is reported by many sources that the model will borrow some elements from Santa Fe. We expect that the car has the same dashboard with the same seating arrangement to complete 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Engine
We should admit that it is still hard to get the confirmation for this 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz. The company mentioned that they will go with front wheel drive setup for the base variant. It might go with inline-four and 2.4 liter to offer about 190 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The alternative could be the turbocharged version 2.0 liter for 270 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque with the support of six-speed auto through all-wheel drive. The diesel is possible to offer with 2.2 liter for European market with the output 200 horsepower.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Price and Release Date
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz for its actual production could be started in 2017 with the price tag around $25,000 for the base.