The new 2023 Hyundai Cruz was just released by Hyundai in American markets, with a starting price of $26,745 (Rs 21.35 lakh) (ex-showroom). In order to set itself apart from the standard variants, the new pickup truck also receives a new Night Model that offers a number of cosmetic upgrades. Here are all the specifics you need to know about the brand-new Hyundai Santa Cruz from 2023.
2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Engine
The company is offering a new 2.5-L turbocharged petrol engine paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch gearbox, starting with the new Santa Cruz Night model. The peak torque output of this engine is 421 Nm, and it produces 281 hp and 311 lb-ft. However, the base models come with a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine that produces 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet (245 Nm) of torque.
The Santa Cruz model is also offered in eight additional trim levels in addition to the new Night model: SE FWD 2.5, SE AWD 2.5, SEL FWD 2.5, SEL AWD 2.5, SEL Activity FWD 2.5, SEL Activity AWD 2.5, SEL Premium AWD 2.5 Turbo, and Limited AWD 2.5 Turbo.
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A large cascading grille with dark chrome, new LED DRLs, angular headlamps, and sculpted bumpers are all part of the vehicle’s updated design. Dual-cut alloy wheels and prominent side claddings dominate the side profile.
However, the rear profile is angular and has a high-set rear bumper as well as noticeable LED lights. Overall, Santa Cruz has a stylish urban pickup body style and presents well. Naturally, the fit and finish standards surpass those of the majority of competitors.
2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Interior
The interior features a very luxurious cabin and a thoughtfully designed dashboard. In addition to other features like connected car technology and push-button, the car gets features like a digital instrument console, a touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, automatic climate control, steering mounted controls, front seat ventilation, power adjustment for the front seats, auto-dimming IRVM, and electrically operated ORVMs.
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