2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz

  • Hyundai Santa Cruz exterior black parked during sunset

2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz

Hyundai’s compact pickup truck, the Santa Cruz, has a lot of the versatility that Iowa drivers are looking for when they shop at Vern Eide Hyundai. Introduced for the first time in Hyundai’s SUV lineup last season, the Santa Cruz set out to match premium comfort and modern tech with an open-bed utility. Each of its four trims is loaded with efficient technology and tons of Hyundai SmartSense Safety features. Join Vern Eide Hyundai Sioux City as our staff reviews what’s new with the 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz.

2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Utility Features

Underfloor Storage

If you’re in need of extra storage in the bed of the 2023 Santa Cruz, there’s convenient underfloor storage options – that also acts as a cooler. Making it perfect for Hawkeye tailgates. 


2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Towing Capacity

How much can I tow with the 2023 Santa Cruz? The 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz is up for the challenge with the HTRAC All-Wheel Drive option available on SE and SEL trims (standard on SEL Premium and Limited). Equipped with the available turbocharged engine, it’s enough power to bring the towing capacity of the 2023 Santa Cruz to 5,000-lbs.

2023 Hyundai Santa Interior

Hyundai wanted to combine the luxury and comfortability of an SUV, with the versatility of a pickup. Which is why the 2023 Santa Cruz’s interior is loaded with technology, like Hyundai’s Digital Key and wireless charging. Take a look at the highlights from the 2023 Santa Cruz interior.

Modern Design

Santa Cruz’s dual cockpit design and available heated/ventilated seats in the front makes the newest model from Hyundai equal parts spacious and accommodating. 

Wireless Connectivity

With Hyundai Digital Key, any compatible smartphone can act as your key for the 2023 Santa Cruz. Conveniently unlock your doors or start it up – you can even share your digital key with friends and family.

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Release Date

When can you buy a Hyundai Santa Cruz? Before today’s recent developments, the folks at CarIndigo were anticipating a late 2021 or early 2022 release date. Luckily, we won’t have to wait that long! Although an exact date was not announced, a soft release date for the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is set for summer 2021. Needless to say, when the Santa Cruz becomes available for sale in Iowa, you will see this Hyundai truck at your dedicated Hyundai dealership in Sioux City, IA.

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Price

How much will the Hyundai Santa Cruz cost? Although we have no official word from Hyundai about an MSRP, the auto experts at TopSpeed believe the 2022 Santa Cruz price will land in the $25,000 to $30,000 range, depending on the features and trim level selected. Which raises a whole new set of exciting questions! Will Hyundai make a racing-inspired Santa Cruz N Line model? Can we expect a luxurious Santa Cruz Calligraphy trim? How about a Hyundai Santa Cruz hybrid? Iowa’s truck enthusiasts will just have to wait and see! If you have any questions about the upcoming release of the 2022 Santa Cruz feel free to call our dealership at (712) 587-9144 or use the online contact form to send us a message.

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