2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup

Thursday, February 11th 2016 | Hyundai

2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz was presented on 2015 North American International Auto show. This new sporty crossover produced by Hyundai is presented to know the respond from media and public about the future production version of this crossover truck concept. This Hyundai’s crossover truck concept should work hard to win the competition of truck concept because in United States tow in the pickups market will be very hard to compete with Honda Ridgeline from Asia.

2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover
2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Design

The exterior model of this car is categorized as a new model by having the rear axle on the right place. The model is closely like Santa Fe’s model while the frame will almost be the same like Hyundai Tucson which will be perfect combination for this car. Even though this car is categorized as truck or pickup but the shape of 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz will look like crossover combined with the rear part of the hood which is chopped off.  This new Hyundai’s car will give more storage room without sacrificing garage space and fuel economy.

While for the interior for 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz is still uninformed yet. However, some rumours say that this car will have rear hinged doors. In addition, this car will also offer the closed storage room under the truck bed completed with the rear seats which then can be used as comfort or cargo capacity. This new feature is rare for the truck car so that it will be the most characteristics of this car.


The engine that will be used 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz is 2,0 liter diesel with 4 –cylinder engine which can produce 190 horsepower and 300 feet of torque. Brembo brakes and air vents will perfect this engine to cool down the engine. In addition, the fuel usage is much better than any other trucks on American market because it is available to go for about 30 mpg by driving in city and highway condition.

2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz Release Date and Price

Hyundai still has not released the release date and the price yet, since this car is still in prototype and production process. Mike O’Brien from Hyundai clarified that Hyundai was concerning on the making of this car. Even though the price is still uninformed yet but the release date of 2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz can be predicted in the next year as a 2017 model.

Hyundai Santa Cruz Gallery