2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Truck Rumors Changes

Monday, May 8th 2017. | Hyundai


Agree or not, some said the current pickup is too small, American goes with too big design, but European has too weak pickups while the Japanese pickups are too boring. Perhaps all of those pickups are not what you want, and you are waiting for something different. Hyundai seems to see this demand. Although everything is still based on rumor, Hyundai has a chance to steal public attention through the 2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz.

2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup
2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Exterior

If we have to say about the design of the new 2019 Santa Cruz, it is important to offer striking bodywork. It may have a different look from the concept after getting some positive feedback from both visitors and automotive experts. As it was explained by David Zuchowski, who is the president of Hyundai U.S. that the model may get significant changes such as sharp edges, with the massive chin and the large wheels. The main styling cues and features will be kept as its identity.

2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Interior

When it is all about the cabin, it is still the biggest problem at this time. The materials were cheap with the poor quality construction. However, they have shown real improvement, yet we cannot say that the current model is the best change they can do. They at least can remove the hard plastic and the poor build quality. What you will find inside the new Hyundai Santa Cruz 2019 is the premium leather with nice accents. The quality of its construction is better to make it as an excellent large pickup. It has ample headroom and legroom including the cargo space. It is also possible to perform off-road time.

2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Engine

As you concerned on the engine, it seems the company will offer large choice of engines. The first will be the 1.6-liter turbocharged T-GDI four-cylinder to make 177 hp and 195 pound-feet of torque power. The second choice is the aspirated version with the same 1.6 liters to make 132 hp and 118 lb-ft of torque. The new is 2.0 MPI to make 150 hp and 141 lb-ft of torque. The next offer is diesel with 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine to produce 180 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. It means the diesel is the strongest engine. It looks like the company will offer the front-wheel drive as the standard and the optional will be all-wheel drive. All engines of 2019 Santa Cruz will be mated with six-speed manual transmission as standard, and the optional will be automatic. The acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is about 8-9 seconds.

2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Release Date and Price

We have explained to you at the very first beginning that there is no official announcement has been made and everything is still based on rumor. It is possible to come at the end of 2018 or the beginning of 2019 with the price from $25,000 to $32,000. 2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz will be the strong rival for Chevrolet Colorado and Toyota Tacoma.

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