2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz

July 1st, 2022 by

Hyundai is making history with its first-ever truck in 2022! The brand new Santa Cruz is a four-door compact pickup with everything a truck needs while providing the same dependability as every Hyundai vehicle. This new truck combines the greatest parts of an SUV with the dependability of a truck, easily competing with the top-sellers in both segments! Here are some key aspects of the new Hyundai Santa Cruz that make it stand out from the rest.

Hyundai’s Sporty Performance

Hyundai’s new pickup truck has a sporty performance with its two engine options that both come in FWD and AWD! You can with the standard 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 191 hp and 181lb-ft of torque, or you can go turbo! Giving off a powerful 281 hp and 311 lb-ft of torque, the 2.5 L turbo engine is perfect for those who want an extra performance boost!

The 2022 Santa Cruz’s performance has much more to offer with its HTRAC all-wheel-drive system. This mode pushes torque to the front and rear axles, which comes in handy when powering through muddy areas around Louisiana! You can revert to “sport” mode whenever you are not off-road and enjoy driving around your regular routes.

For truck lovers everywhere, towing capacity is essential; luckily, the Santa Cruz pickup delivers! The base 2.5 L engine has a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. for AWD and FWD. The turbo engine can tow up to 3,500 lbs. in the FWD configuration, but the AWD option has a max towing capacity of 5,000 lbs., which is the best choice if you have heavy equipment and jobs.

Safety & Modern Technology Comes Standard

Living up to their reputation for producing the safest models, the new Hyundai Santa Cruz is no exception! Thanks to its outstanding safety features, you can feel safe and secure while driving your Santa Cruz around New Orleans and Metairie. The Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) that comes in this compact pickup includes:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) w/ Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
  • Safe Exit Assist (SEA)
  • Blind-spot View Monitor (BVM)
  • Highway Drive Assist (HDA)
  • Surround View Monitor (SVM)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Smart Cruise Control (SCC)

This modernized pickup does not exclude the high-end technology in other new Hyundai vehicles! The most notable feature is the 10-inch infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition, you can control your truck’s tech features through a Digital Key on your mobile device, making everything as convenient as possible!

Exterior Design Options & Trims

The new Santa Cruz also outperforms when it comes to its exterior design features available. You can choose six different modern colors: Ice White, Phantom Black, Hampton Gray, Sage Gray, Blue Stone, and Mojave Sand, all of which will make you stylishly stand out! If you want to amp up your truck’s exterior, you have four trims to choose from:

SE & SEL: For those interested in the base trim, these two levels have a 2.5L 4-cyl, come in FWD and AWD, and have rugged 18-inch wheels.
SEL Premium & Limited: If you want a performance and style upgrade, these two levels have 2.5L Turbo 4-cyl, come in FWD and AWD, and have 20-inch rims.

The Santa Cruz is Available at Hyundai of Metairie

Hyundai’s cutting-edge 2022 Santa Cruz Adventure SUV and pickup truck hybrid is now available at Hyundai of Metairie! This modern pickup is luxurious and like nothing else, so stop by our dealership and test drive it for yourself! If you are still exploring other options, we also have an extensive selection of new Hyundai vehicles in stock.

Whether you choose a Hyundai Santa Fe or Hyundai Elantra, our team will happily assist you with applying for financing or answering any questions you may have. So do not miss out on this exciting new pickup, and give us a call or reserve your new Hyundai today!

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