Hyundai’s new pickup truck will become a mass car

Hyundai’s new pickup truck will become a mass car

April 23, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Hyundai Santa Cruz is the company’s “foray” into the pickup market. A powerful pickup truck will be offered with a four-door cab and a choice of four-cylinder engines.

Probably, the movement of the car will result in 2.4-liter and 2.0-liter inline fours Santa Fe turbocharged paired with an eight-speed automatic and four-wheel drive.

Santa Cruz will ride the same architecture and will be built in the same Montgomery, Alabama factory as the mid-size Santa Fe crossover. Hyundai’s Santa Cruz plan is an affordable and effective choice for drivers who carry bulky, but not necessarily heavy items, such as mountain bikes, kayaks and camping equipment, rather than gravel, boats and cinder blocks.

It will compete mainly with the Honda Ridgeline, the only other one-piece pickup in the US market, as well as the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger, GMC Canyon, Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma and, to a lesser extent, the Jeep Gladiator. Hyundai Confirms Santa Cruz Production It should reach dealers in 2021 with a starting price of around $ 25,000.