Appearing of 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz is actually nothing new if you have heard that Hyundai plans to make a truck for those who never had a truck before. They said that concept of Santa Cruz is something similar to the truck Honda planned years before, when they actually wanted to make something for the new truck buyers, but without complicated and boring things, small enough for those who are not used to drive that large trucks and surely with soft edges and gentle lines, so they can say that their car is not robust and aggressive as trucks can be. So, let say something about that model, but only things based on rumors because the manufacturer has not confirmed anything about it yet.
Looking from outside, 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz should be somewhere between the sporty car and a truck. That impression supports soft line of the car, with a small and short truck and not much big wheel. Looking from the front end, it has the same grille as any other sedan, with recognizable logo and grille known on models from this manufacturer. However, the truck is curved and rounded, so it supports the design of the truck with slightly smaller edges and lines more likely to the sedans and perhaps crossovers than on trucks.
We know that Hyundai has never disappointed its buyers, so 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz should be as well equipped inside as any other previous model came from this factory. That includes luxury cabin, with details made of the best and quality materials, with perfectly designed parts and comfort seats. We always expect high-technology in cars from this manufacturer, so this time we are sure that they will not disappoint us now either. Last models came out from the Hyundai had great driver position, so let say that we expect that this time, too.
We are sure that 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz will not go to the market with only one engine option. It is better to say that US market will get more than one version, while other countries get the engine strength used to see on their models. Base model should have 2.0-liter petrol engine with 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Stronger versions could have 3.0-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine with 300 horsepower, while there should be offered a hybrid and diesel engine, too.
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Price
We expect that 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz should be on the market by the end of the year for the base price of at least $25,000, but time will show if we were right with these predictions.