Hyundai Santa Cruz

The Hyundai Santa Cruz Is Ready for You in Westbrook

The Santa Cruz is a new car from Hyundai, and we at Rowe Hyundai Westbrook are already in love with it. The Santa Cruz combines the top advantages of a pickup truck and an SUV in one unique and distinctive package. The Santa Cruz, which is called a Sport Adventure Vehicle by Hyundai, or "SAV," has the nimble handling and power needed to conquer the trails around Westbrook. The Santa Cruz can also haul with a tow rating of 5,000 pounds and additional storage space in the truck bed. The Santa Cruz also has a comfortable cabin with plenty of technology.

Performance and Capabilities

The Hyundai Santa Cruz near South Portland is driven by one of two gasoline engines. You can choose to stick with the standard engine on the Santa Cruz or upgrade to a premium engine with more power and torque. The base engine on the Santa Cruz is a 2.5-liter engine with four cylinders. The base engine is paired with an eight-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. Total power output with this engine is 191 horsepower, and it gets about 181 pound-feet in maximum torque. The same transmission comes with the second engine.

When it is fully rigged for towing, the Hyundai Santa Cruz can achieve up to 5,000 pounds in towing capacity. The truck bed can carry up to 1,568 pounds if you get all-wheel drive and up to 1,906 pounds with front-wheel drive.

Interior and Features

The Hyundai Santa Cruz might have the power of a pickup truck, but it also has a premium cabin designed to keep you comfortable and entertained no matter where you are going. The Santa Cruz has an eight-inch infotainment system at the base level, but Lewiston, ME drivers can upgrade to a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen as well. Both displays have a user-friendly design and colorful graphics.

The cabin of the Santa Cruz also has quality materials and an overall comfortable feel with a smooth ride and comfortable seats. The entry-level Santa Cruz has cloth seating, while you can get premium materials such as leather upholstery if you choose a higher-level trim. Heated seats are added to the top Santa Cruz trims as well, and you can also get a leather-trimmed steering wheel.

Technology is also top-notch with the Hyundai Santa Cruz, which comes with standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A lengthy list of safety aids is standard across the Santa Cruz lineup as well. You'll get lane keeping assistance, forward collision avoidance, pedestrian detection, and a driver attention warning system as standard features on the Hyundai Santa Cruz around Saco. Some safety aids are available on the higher-end trim levels, including a safe exit system, rear cross-traffic warning, and blind-spot monitoring. You can also get a 360-degree camera that facilitates easy parking.

Style and Design

The Hyundai Santa Cruz has an original design that differs from other vehicles on the market. The Santa Cruz has a large and wide front grille with sculpted headlights. Although its lights are long and slender, they have powerful LED bulbs for superior visibility. The Santa Cruz comes equipped with integrated roof rails, and it has integrated LED lights on the side mirrors for safety and convenience.

The truck bed is designed with function and utility in mind. The tailgate is height-adjustable, which makes it easy to store larger items in the back. Built-in steps are a welcome addition to the truck bed around Portland, ME, and there are a number of tie-down points as well. The truck bed also has a 115V power outlet.

To find out more about the Hyundai Santa Cruz in Westbrook, feel free to contact us at Rowe Hyundai Westbrook today.