2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz truck, Concept

If you are under the impression that 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz is merely a truck intended for those who drive them, then you are wrong! According to a Hyundai spokesperson, this car is aimed towards those who never drove a truck in their life, but are looking for a machine that is not only comfortable to ride, but can also handle itself in the most roughest of road conditions while sacrificing nothing on utility. Although most of the specifics have been kept under wraps, we can speculate that this 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz will be a trailblazer with best in class performance and fuel efficiency ratio.

2016 Hyundai Santa Cruze front

2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Interior of the 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz is expected to be quite enriched with top of the line equipments and materials. While its base design will be minimalistic in nature, it would ooze elegance and luxury from every nook and cranny of its interiors. It would have leather wrapped seats with heat control, and ample cabin space to accommodate all the passengers with ease. Its dashboard would have functionality that would control a set of infotainment and safety measures that include navigation, rear parking sensors and a great audio system.

Exterior visual of 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz will bear resemblance to other models such as Genesis or Santa Fe, but have some unique features in its own right. Its concept model was launched with 21 inch alloy wheels but will actually come with 18 and 19 inch wheel variants. There will be a medium size cargo are that can be accessed via a motorized tailgate with gates that open towards the back.  Research analysis yielded results that the earlier version of 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz was a best seller among women and persons who are aged between 25 and 30.

2016 Hyundai Santa Cruze interior

2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Engine Specs

The main area where the 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz beats its competition by a mile is under its hood. It would likely come fitted with a 2.0 litre diesel engine that produces 190 hp and torque of around 407 Nm. Other options come with gasoline engines, with the standard being a 2.4 litre atmosphere engine and 2.0 litre turbo engine.

These should come mated to a 7-speed auto transmission gearbox with an option of going for front wheel drive or all-wheel drive systems. There is no official stat available regarding its fuel efficiency, but we can expect it to be slightly more fuel efficient than the previous version.

2016 Hyundai Santa Cruze side

2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Release Date and Price

With the car currently being under production, it is expected to launch sometime in the late part of 2016. New 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz  base price is expected to start around $ 24 000 and go higher up to a maximum of $ 35 000 for its premium end variant. Buyers that are new to truck segments might want to go for the base model of 2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz as it provides all the basic amenities and features that they might need. Enthusiasts, however, would likely go for its premium edition depending on their requirements. Keep an eye out for more information as we get closer to its date of release.


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