2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup truck finally revealed, and the production will be done at Hyundai’s Montgomery factory.
- 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz production starting from June
- Santa Cruz also being called Sport Adventure vehicle
- 2022 Santa Cruz offered with two engine options
Hyundai group first showcased Santa Cruz pickup truck back in the 2015 North American Auto show. In 2019 the Korean manufacturer confirmed that the production-ready version of the pick-up truck will go on sale in 2021. In the recent few months, the test mules of Santa Cruz were spotted on road. Finally, the manufacturer has wraps off the cover and revealed the production-ready version images and engine options as well. Although the brand not calling it a pickup truck, instead the brand called it a Sport adventure vehicle. While the concept version of Santa Cruz was showcased six years ago, the vehicles feature a lot of changes as compared with its concept version.
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz features a front design same as 2022 Tucson, with LED DRLs incorporated in the front grille, which only seen when illuminated, along with fog lamps on lower corners at front. Plastic cladding can be seen all over the vehicle as well, along with dual-tone alloy wheels makes it more rugged and adds up a premium touch to the vehicle.
2022 Santa Cruz comes powered with two engine options, a 2.5 Litre naturally aspirated petrol engine which rated at 190+ HP of power and 244+ Nm of torque claimed by the brand. The engine comes paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox system, that delivers power to all-wheel. Along with a 2.5 Litre turbocharged petrol engine that rated at 275+ HP of power and 420+ Nm of torque. The turbocharged engine comes paired with an 8-speed Dual-clutch Auto gearbox system with paddle shifters. All-wheel-drive configuration comes as standard with both engines.