Hyundai today unveiled its highly anticipated Santa Cruz Sport Adventure vehicle. The 2022 Santa Cruz offers a true sport adventure truck in the market with impressive features breaking new ground in the US vehicle segment market.
The Santa Cruz features an impressive and sophisticated design, powerful and efficient powertrains, a flexible open cargo bed, state-of-the-art connectivity, and a highly maneuverable four-wheel drive platform that is equally comfortable in urban environments. as on roads conducive to adventure. The Santa Cruz Sport Adventure will go into production in Montgomery, Alabama, in June, and will be available for sale in the summer.
The new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is a smaller pickup truck with its distinct features to any mid size truck, even Honda. The Santa Cruz is a stylish, sophisticated, and highly versatile alternative to typical mid-size pickup trucks. Introducing the first of its kind. The first sport adventure truck that combined SUV style with benefits such as open bed cargo space, roominess, secured storage etc.
The Santa Cruz is better-equipped in its base form than the Maverick is without doubt. It is a pick-up derived from Tucson, with all the amenities of an SUV, but with a suspension prepared for adventure and a punt as a solution. The Santa Cruz has started production and goes on sale in late July.
The new 2022 Santa Cruz starts at $25,175 compared with the Maverick’s base price of $21,490. The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz compact pickup starts at $25,175 for the base SE model which is not as low as its biggest competitor truck, Ford Maverick.
“The Santa Cruz, with its impressive styling, opens the way to totally new territory in the segment, both for Hyundai and for the industry as a whole. The flexibility of an open bed coupled to safety provided by a closed cab meets the changing needs of adventure-loving buyers.In addition, its powerful and efficient engines and superb maneuverability ensure driving pleasure on all types of terrain. ” said José Muñoz, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor North America.
The Santa Cruz was developed to be the ultimate adventure sports car, a name endorsed by opinion polls conducted among Hyundai consumers. These studies found that there are consumers who normally live in urban environments, but their lifestyles include the need to go out on weekends to all kinds of exciting and adventurous places. Many of those consumers carry different items and equipment that need to be transported in an open bed rather than the cargo space of a typical SUV body.