For drivers around the areas of Burleson, Fort Worth, and Arlington, TX, Hiley Hyundai of Burleson has something on the horizon that is sure to be a crowd favorite. Combining the best aspects of an SUV and pickup truck, Hyundai is coming out with a brand-new model set to be a game changer!
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, labeled a Sport Adventure Vehicle, is ready to provide premium comfort and plenty of modern tech along with the utility of an open bed. Before you head out adventuring around Dallas and Benbrook in this SUV, though, find out more details on what it can do—and what it will be like driving this unique vehicle. Read our preview below!
If it drives like an SUV, and offers the space of an SUV, then is it an SUV? The 2022 Santa Cruz provides you with many of the benefits you’d gain driving a sport utility vehicle. Inside, enjoy a comfortable ride. Up front, 40.7 inches of headroom and 41.4 inches of legroom give you room to comfortably situate yourself behind the wheel. Plus, passengers in the back will have room to spread out and relax for the ride, with 40.1 inches of headroom and 36.5 inches of legroom.
You can wirelessly pair your phone to the 8-inch touchscreen and access a variety of your smartphone’s apps as you drive. With available Dynamic Voice Recognition, you can keep your hands on the wheel while also adjusting the temperature inside the cabin, or looking up directions.
Coming with its own unique bed, and some strong towing abilities, you could slot the Hyundai Santa Cruz right into the compact pickup segment. From grabbing items at the home improvement store to carrying supplies to your big tailgate party, the bed of the Santa Cruz is ready for any activities you have planned.
To give you more flexibility and help you organize all your tools and supplies, the 2022 Santa Cruz also comes with a lockable under-bed storage compartment, and sidewall bed storage compartments.
When equipped with the available HTRAC All Wheel Drive system and available 281-horsepower 2.5L inline 4-cylinder turbo engine, the Hyundai Santa Cruz will be able to tow up to 5,000 pounds. That means you can bring along your trailer, take the dirt bikes out to the trails, or spend the weekend under the stars in your pop-up camper.
While you might get caught up what to label this vehicle, there is one thing that isn’t up for debate—the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz comes ready to make sure you feel confident while behind the wheel. it features a variety of driver-assistive technologies, including:
Whether the driver in front of you suddenly hits the brakes, you lose focus on driving, or start to drift outside your lane, the 2022 Santa Cruz is ready to keep you alert, and in some cases, take action to prevent a collision.
With the available Highway Driving Assist, your daily commute becomes a little easier. This system can maintain an optimal pace based on GPS and highway data, while also making sure you are always centered in your lane—and a safe distance behind the car in front of you.
Ultimately, the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is set to offer drivers a vehicle that has both the convenience and modern appeal of an SUV, with the added utility of a pickup truck for ultimate flexibility.
If this sounds like just the type of vehicle you’d like to travel in around Burleson, Fort Worth, Dallas, Benbrook, and Arlington, Texas, contact us at Hiley Hyundai of Burleson. See when it is set to be released, and learn how you can reserve your Santa Cruz today!