2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz vs the Competition

Explore without limits with the exciting and innovative new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, Hyundai’s first-ever Sport-Adventure Vehicle. Unpack the all-new game-changing vehicle built with truck capabilities and SUV comfort. Choose from two responsive and capable engine options that empower you to take on all tasks big and small. Review all the next-level performance offerings, intuitive premium amenities, cutting-edge safety features, and immersive entertainment technology. See how it stacks up against other trucks before taking a trip over to Hyundai of Palatine to test drive the all-new 2022 Santa Cruz. We are your go-to Hyundai dealership in the Chicagoland area. Shop all our latest new Hyundai models and used car inventory today!

Starting at $24,140

Hyundai Santa Cruz Highlights

  • Engines: 191-hp 2.5L GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine or 281-hp 2.5L Turbocharged GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine.
  • Performance: Up to 27 highway mpg, up to 281 horsepower, optional HTRAC All-Wheel Drive, and up to 5,000-lb. towing capacity.
  • Convenience: Multi-function tailgate, optional open bed functionality, dual-cockpit design, and available power driver seat with power lumbar.
  • Technology: Wireless Apple CarPlay®, wireless Android Auto™, available Hyundai Digital Key, and available Bluelink® Connected Car.
  • Safety Features: Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Following Assist, available Surround View Monitor, and more.

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz vs the 2022 Honda Ridgeline and the 2022 Nissan Frontier

SPECIFICATIONS
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
2022 Honda Ridgeline
2022 Nissan Frontier
Starting Price
$23,990
$37,640
$28,340
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The all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz features more intuitive versatility, premium comforts, and advanced technology than the competition. Don’t settle for the new 2022 Honda Ridgeline or 2022 Nissan Frontier, unlock more impressive exclusive features like a remote-open tailgate, built-in steps, side and sealed underfloor bins for extra storage, power outlets in bed, and more only available in the new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz. As for next-level driver assistance features and entertainment technology, the all-new Hyundai Santa Cruz also offers Blind-Spot View Monitor, a 10.25-inch touchscreen navigation, Wireless Apple CarPlay®, and Surround View Monitor⁠.


Outperform the competition with the capable new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, unleash the perfect balance of premium power and dynamic efficiency. Take command of the new Hyundai Santa Cruz’s smooth sedan-like handles and truck-ready capabilities. Choose from the efficient standard 191-hp 2.5L GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine or upgrade to the adventure-ready 281-hp 2.5L Turbocharged GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine.

Drive more and stop less thanks to the new Hyundai Santa Cruz’s up to 27 highway mpg and conquer all terrains with its available 281 horsepower. Upgrade to the optional HTRAC All-Wheel Drive to take it off-road with confidence. Experience the added traction, reliability, and responsiveness the All-Wheel Drive offers, making it ready to handle any season on terrain. And as for maximum towing capability, the all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz offers up to 5,000-lb. towing capacity.

The all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz has all the style and substance your daily commute or next adventure demands. Load up the durable open bed and enjoy the side and sealed underfloor bins for extra storage. Looking for power in the great outdoors? Take advantage of the array of convenient power outlets throughout the cabin and bed that make staying charged and connected easier than ever. As for its athletic looks, the all-new 2022 Santa Cruz boasts bold LED lighting, a signature grille, and an array of 18 to 20-inch alloy wheel options.

As for easy-access loading, the all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz features a Multi-function tailgate and optional open bed functionality. Inside, the new Hyundai Santa Cruz offers an array of first-class comfort options with its dual-cockpit design that offers available power driver seat with power lumbar, available heated/ventilated seats, available Bose Premium Audio, available Ambient lighting, and even lush leather-trimmed seats.

Experience unparalleled peace of mind and connectivity with the all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz. Stay in control and informed at all times with the new Hyundai Santa Cruz’s suite of intuitive and immersive technology like wireless Apple CarPlay® and wireless Android Auto™. And for added convenience, the all-new Santa Cruz also offers an available Hyundai Digital Key, available Bluelink® Connected Car, and available Dynamic Voice Control.

As for cutting-edge available driver assistance features, the all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz comes equipped with Hyundai SmartSense technology. Drive with added confidence knowing the new Hyundai Santa Cruz’s suite of standard and available safety features have your back. From standard Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist and standard Lane Keeping Assist to available Surround View Monitor and available Blind-Spot View Monitor, the all-new Hyundai Santa Cruz has you and all your passengers covered.

Hyundai Santa Cruz Trims

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Santa Cruz SE

Starting at $24,140

  • 23 MPG Combined, 21 City/26 Hwy⁠ ⁠
  • 191-hp 2.5L GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine⁠⁠
  • 8-inch color touchscreen display audio⁠
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® integration for your iPhone®⁠⁠
  • Wireless Android Auto™ integration for your Android phone⁠⁠
  • Open bed functionality

Santa Cruz SEL

Starting at $27,340

  • 23 MPG Combined, 21 City/26 Hwy⁠⁠
  • 191-hp 2.5L GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine⁠⁠
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist⁠
  • Proximity Key with push-button start⁠
  • Power driver seat with power lumbar

Santa Cruz SEL Premium

Starting at $35,830

  • 22 MPG Combined, 19 City/27 Hwy⁠ ⁠
  • 281-hp 2.5L Turbocharged GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine⁠⁠
  • HTRAC All Wheel Drive⁠
  • Hyundai Digital Key⁠⁠
  • 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster⁠⁠
  • Paddle shifters

Santa Cruz Limited

Starting at $39,870

  • 22 MPG Combined, 19 City/27 Hwy⁠⁠
  • 281-hp 2.5L Turbocharged GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine⁠
  • HTRAC All Wheel Drive⁠
  • Blind-Spot View Monitor⁠
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen navigation⁠⁠
  • Surround View Monitor

Hyundai Santa Cruz FAQs

The new Santa Cruz SE starts at $24,140.

Choose from a standard 191-hp 2.5L GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine or an available 281-hp 2.5L Turbocharged GDI-MPI 4-cylinder engine.

The new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz produces 23 MPG Combined, 21 City/26 Hwy⁠.

The new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz offers up to 101.8 cu-ft of passenger space.

The dimensions of the new Hyundai Santa Cruz are 195.7 ” Length, 75 ” Width, and 66.7 ” Height.

Yes, the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz has an optional HTRAC All-Wheel Drive.⁠

The new Hyundai Santa Cruz offers up to 5,000-lb. towing capacity.

The new Hyundai Santa Cruz features a standard 8-inch color touchscreen display audio⁠ and offers available 10.25-inch touchscreen navigation.

The new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz comes equipped with wireless Apple CarPlay® integration for your iPhone®⁠ and wireless Android Auto™ integration for your Android phone⁠.

Available advanced safety features and Hyundai SmartSense technology includes:

  • Standard Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Standard Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Following Assist
  • Available Surround View Monitor
  • Available Blind-Spot View Monitor and standard Rear Occupant Alert
Hyundai of Palatine is located at: 221 E Lake Cook Rd • Palatine, IL 60074
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