2023 Elantra Hybrid

The 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz is the ultimate sport adventure vehicle, and can take anything you throw at it or in it thanks to its completely unique design. Perfect for anyone who loves experiencing the great outdoors in
the Spokane area, the Santa Cruz receives a small update in 2023 with the addition of improvements across the board and the all-new night trim level that offers a fully new darker look with 20 inch black rims and a darker
front grille.



Santa Cruz has two distinct engine options across its five trim options. The entry level SE and SEL are powered by:


Engine: 2.5L GDI 4 cylinder engine 

Transmission: Continuous Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)

Max Horsepower (HP): 191 HP

Max Torque (LB-FT): 181 lb-ft of torque

Fuel Efficiency: 23 Combined MPG

Towing Capacity: 3500 pounds

Customers who upgrade to the Night, SEL Premium or Limited trims enjoy a more powerful turbo charged engine setup:


Engine: Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)

Max Power (HP): 225 Horsepower

Max Torque (LB-FT): 258 lb-ft of torque

All Electric Range: 303 miles

350 kW Fast Charger Rapid Charge Time (10%-80%):  18 minutes



All Santa Cruz trims options are available in both Front wheel drive and All wheel drive.


Exterior Design

The forward view of Santa Cruz deploys a hidden lighting signature that becomes visible within the grille only when illuminated. The daytime running lamps (DRLs) present a parametric jewel design with high-tech precision
detailing. A bold, cascading grille anchors the front view, supported by a skid plate element in the lower front fascia. Voluminous hood and fenders further communicate an imposing first impression.


In profile, Santa Cruz signals a sporty yet capable spirit. The A- and C-pillars present faster forward and rearward rakes than typical open-bed utility vehicles. Large 20-inch alloy wheels with a multi-faceted, triangular
design are surrounded by armor-like wheel arches, conveying both wheel-articulation potential and off-road capability. Powerful body side volumes contrast with precise triangular sheer-edged surfaces and tight radius
character lines.

From the rear, a horizontal “T” lighting signature adds visual width and distinguishes Santa Cruz from anything on the road. The functional rear open bed area features secure, lockable in-bed storage, integrated corner
bumper steps and a lockable tonneau cover, seamlessly integrated with the overall design. The rear tail lamps are embossed with: “Designed in California” as a testament to the passion of Hyundai’s American-based design
team. Small, discrete design details such as this can be found throughout the exterior and interior.


Interior Design & Storage

The interior of the Santa Cruz expresses a sophisticated and refined appearance. The contrasting rugged yet refined motif matches the boldness of the exterior, boasting a technical ambience that appeals to those who appreciate
cutting-edge technologies in their daily lives. It features an enveloping dual-cockpit design that encapsulates each passenger.


When it comes to storage and cargo space the Santa Cruz pickup is available with a 4-foot bed. The bed offers an impressive cargo volume of 27 cubic feet. The Santa Cruz’s rolling and lockable tonneau cover helps provide
secure cargo-carrying capability. 

Additional handy cargo features include a lockable in-bed trunk, in-bed LED lighting and a household-style power outlet.


The Santa Cruz is built for convenience, under the rear seats is added in-cabin storage so you can store anything that won’t fit in the rear truck bed. 



The optional center digital cluster display also measures 10 inches.

Completing the comfort and ambience of the interior is a premium Bose audio system, standard on the Limited trim. 



The Santa Cruz offers excellent safety and convenience features, with an array of advanced safety technologies as part of the Hyundai SmartSense feature suite. Standard features available on every model include:

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (with Pedestrian, Cyclist and Junction-Turning Detection) – If the preceding vehicle suddenly slows down, or if a forward collision risk is detected, such as a stopped
vehicle or a pedestrian, FCA provides a warning. After the warning, if the risk of collision increases, FCA can automatically assist with emergency braking. While driving, if there is a risk of collision with a cyclist
ahead or an oncoming vehicle while turning left at an intersection, FCA can automatically assist with emergency braking.

Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) – If the driver leaves a lane without the turn signal on, LKA provides a warning. When a lane departure is detected, LKA can automatically assist with steering to help prevent
leaving the lane.

Driver Attention Warning (DAW) – DAW displays the driver’s relative attention level while driving and can provide a warning when signs of driver inattentiveness are detected.

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) – When operating the turn signal to change lanes, if there is a risk of collision with a rear side vehicle, BCA provides a warning. After the warning, if
the risk of collision increases, BCA automatically controls the vehicle to help avoid a collision. If exiting a parallel parking spot and there is a risk of collision with a rear side vehicle, BCA can automatically assist
with emergency braking.

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA) – If there is a risk of collision with an oncoming vehicle on the left or right side while reversing, RCCA provides a warning. After the warning,
if the risk of collision increases, RCCA can automatically assist with emergency braking.

Safe Exit Assist (SEA) – When an occupant tries to open a door to exit the vehicle at a stop, if an approaching vehicle from the rear side is detected, SEA can provide a warning. SEA can also help
to keep the rear doors closed through operation of the electronic child lock when a vehicle is approaching from the rear.

Along with other optional safety features like Smart Cruise Control, Highway Drive Assist and more!



2023 Santa Cruz Trims





Key Features:

  • 191 HP 2.5L GDI Engine (23 MPG Combined)
  • 8 inch color touchscreen display
  • Wireless Apple Carplay & Android Auto
  • 18 inch alloy wheels
  • Hyundai Smart Sense safety features (see list above)



MSRP: $27,790


Key Features:

  • BlueLink connected car system
  • Remote Start
  • Keyless entry with push button start
  • Power driver seat with lumbar support


MSRP: $35,810


Key Features:

  • 281 HP 2.5L Turbo GDI Engine (22 MPG Combined)
  • Dark 20 inch alloy wheels
  • Dark front grille and accents
  • Dark front and rear lower fascias
  • Paddle Shifters


SEL Premium



Key Features:

  • 10.25 inch navigation touchscreen
  • Bi-LED Projector Headlights
    Hyundai Digital Key



MSRP: $40,320


Key Features:

  • Bose Premium Audio System
  • Surround view monitor (SVM)
  • Blind-spot view monitor (BVM)


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