2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Review | Towing Specs, Interior Features,
& Models for Sale

Nothing complements your outdoor exploration like a sleek sport adventure vehicle with impressive versatility for your needs. The 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz blends premium SUV sophistication with exceptional truck-like functionality and offers a variety of amenities designed to cater to any journey on or off the road. Interested? Read through this 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz review by the John Amato Hyundai team for more information about key features and specifications. For each model’s standard features, you can also view our 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz trims guide.

Discover your ideal model in our Santa Cruz inventory, and get behind the wheel when you schedule a test drive at our Hyundai dealership in Menomonee Falls, WI. To find our location, visit our hours and directions page, and contact us online or by phone at (414) 296-9367 if you have questions.


2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Exterior Desert Beauty Shot

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz  Interior Features & Cargo Space

Enjoy a premium cabin while you traverse the tough trails inside the 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz. Deluxe appointments and available heated and ventilated front seats help ensure passengers stay relaxed on the drive. Additionally, 64-color LED ambient interior lighting helps set the mood for your nighttime adventures. When you need more space on the inside, you can utilize the rear 60/40 split tip-up lower seat cushions to free up room for various items. If you have more oversized cargo, the 2024 Santa Cruz offers an exterior bed volume of up to 27 cubic feet.

Available interior features include:

  • H-Tex®, leather, or stain- and odor-resistant cloth seating surfaces
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 64-color LED ambient interior lighting
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink®
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature controls with multi-air mode
  • Power tilt/slide sunroof
2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Interior Front
2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Exterior Forest Cargo

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz  Engine Options Available

Power through every adventure when you drive the 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz. Choose from two potent 2.5L engines — a standard four-cylinder with an eight-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® or a turbocharged four-cylinder with an eight-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DCT) with paddle shifters. You can choose from front-wheel drive (FWD) or HTRAC all-wheel drive (AWD) capabilities, depending on your selected engine. Plus, selectable drive modes help you tailor your performance to meet your needs. See the accompanying chart for engine specifications.

Engine 2.5L four-cylinder 2.5L turbo four-cylinder
Horsepower 191 HP 281 HP
Torque 181 lb.-ft. 311 lb.-ft.
Transmission Eight-speed automatic Eight-speed wet DCT
Drivetrain FWD / HTRAC AWD HTRAC AWD
MPG (city / hwy) 22 / 26 19 / 27

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz  Towing Capacity & Truck Bed Features

The 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz offers impressive versatility and capabilities for whatever you have in store. When you select the 2.5L turbocharged engine, you can opt to leave less behind and tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Designed to adapt to your needs, the Santa Cruz also has a functional bed that offers side and sealed underfloor storage with a drain, an available 115-volt power outlet, and a lockable tonneau cover.

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Exterior Towing Camper
2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Interior Infotainment Android Auto

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz  Safety & Technology Features

Set off with greater peace of mind inside the 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz. Featuring a vast collection of standard and available safety technologies through Hyundai SmartSense, you can confidently hit the road no matter where you’re headed. Available navigation-based smart cruise control with curve control helps streamline your commute on the open road. Plus, available features like a surround view monitor, blind spot view monitor, and blind spot collision avoidance assist help act as an extra set of eyes at all times.

Available safety features include:

  • Blind spot collision avoidance assist
  • Rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist
  • Leading vehicle departure alert
  • Driver attention warning
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • Lane following assist
  • Steering wheel haptic feedback
  • Safe exit warning
  • Rear occupant alert
  • Surround view monitor
  • Rearview monitor
  • Forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian, cyclist, and junction turning detection
  • Blind spot view monitor
  • Highway Driving Assist
  • Intelligent speed limit assist

Stay connected and engaged along every mile with an array of digital innovations in the 2024 Santa Cruz. Standard wireless smartphone integration and available wireless charging help you keep the cabin clear of clutter while staying in touch. Additionally, a standard Display Audio system lets you access your favorite entertainment apps through either an 8- or 10.25-inch touchscreen.

Available technology features include:

  • 4.2- or 10.25-in. gauge cluster display
  • 8- or 10.25-in. Display Audio touchscreen
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Bose® premium audio system
  • First- and second-row dual USB ports
  • Wireless device charging
  • Bluetooth®
  • Navigation

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz  Trim Models Available

  • SE $26,650*
  • SEL $29,400*
  • Night $38,210*
  • XRT $39,850*
  • Limited $41,070*

*Starting MSRP

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz  Color Options Offered

  • Sage Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Blue Stone
  • Atlas White
  • Hampton Gray
  • California Sand

2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Review | Colors, Towing Specs, & Features Available

Discover boundless possibilities with the 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz. The Hyundai Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle is an imaginative blend of a pickup truck and an SUV, offering a spacious cargo bed, a luxurious cabin, and advanced tech to help you navigate open roads, backwood trails, and everyday tasks effortlessly. To help you learn more, our team at John Amato Hyundai has put together this 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz review for your research; view our in-depth Hyundai Santa Cruz trims guide for trim-specific details.

Browse our new Santa Cruz inventory to see available models. Once you’ve found a Santa Cruz that you love, schedule a test drive at our Hyundai dealership in Menomonee Falls, WI, to experience it in person. You can also view hours and get directions to place a visit at your convenience. If you have any questions, let us help you! Connect with our team online or by phone at (414) 357-8500.

Trim Models Available

  • 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz SE — Starting at $25,700 MSRP
  • 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz SEL — Starting at $28,190 MSRP
  • 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Night — Starting at $36,060 MSRP
  • 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz SEL Premium — Starting at $37,600 MSRP
  • 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited — Starting at $40,570 MSRP

Color Options Offered

  • Altas White
  • Hampton Gray
  • Sage Gray
  • Blue Stone
  • California Sand
  • Phantom Black

Engine Specs Available

The 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz is the pinnacle of versatility and all-road capability with two dynamic four-cylinder engines to choose from. The Santa Cruz takes performance to the next level with its available advanced HTRAC all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. The standard 2.5L engine pairs seamlessly with an eight-speed automatic transmission, delivering smooth and responsive performance. The 2.5L turbocharged engine, paired with an eight-speed wet dual-clutch transmission, sets a new benchmark for thrilling drives. View engine specifications in the following table.

Engine

2.5L I4

2.5L turbo I4

Horsepower

191 HP

281 HP

Torque

181 lb.-ft.

311 lb.-ft.

Drivetrain

FWD / HTRAC AWD

HTRAC AWD

Max. Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs.

5,000 lbs.

MPG (city/hwy)

22 / 26

19 / 27

Towing & Payload Capacity Offered

When you need to haul groceries, luggage, or work gear, the 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz offers impressive towing and payload capacities. When equipped, the 2.5L naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds, while the 2.5L turbocharged engine can tow up to 5,000 pounds. Whichever powertrain you select, the Santa Cruz provides a payload capacity of up to 1,411 pounds.

Interior Features & Cargo Space

Experience relaxation on your journeys in the roomy interior of the 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz. The plush seats are appointed with stain- and odor-resistant cloth or luxurious leather for a fusion of style and practicality. Dual-zone automatic temperature control and heated and ventilated front seats are available for tailored comfort. Welcome in fresh air with a power sunroof and sliding rear window on select trims.

From grocery runs to carrying your adventure gear, the spacious cabin and versatile cargo bed provide ample room. The 52-inch bed offers a generous 27 cubic feet of cargo volume, further expanded by an under-bed storage compartment. This complements the in-cabin rear under-seat storage compartment, providing a range of flexible storage solutions that align with the needs of your busy lifestyle.

Available interior features include:

  • Stain- and odor-resistant cloth or leather seating surfaces
  • Eight-way power driver’s seat
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Power tilt/slide sunroof
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control with rear vents
  • 64-color ambient LED interior lighting
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Proximity key with push-button start
  • Remote start

Technology & Safety Features Available

No matter your destination, cutting-edge tech in the 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz helps ensure you’re always in touch and entertained. The state-of-the-art infotainment system boasts a generously sized high-resolution touchscreen display complemented by an immersive sound system. Various wireless smartphone integrations are included, like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, along with wireless device charging and USB ports to keep compatible devices powered.

Available connectivity tech includes:

  • 4.2- or 10.25-in. gauge cluster display
  • 8- or 10.25-in. infotainment touchscreen
  • Wireless device charging
  • Onboard navigation
  • Bose® premium audio system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone and streaming audio
  • HD Radio™
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Front and rear USB ports

The 2023 Hyundai Santa Cruz offers an array of SmartSense driver assistance technologies and safety features thoughtfully equipped across every model. Advanced safety technologies, such as lane following assist, rear cross traffic alert, and driver attention warning, elevate your on-road awareness while helping to instill a sense of confidence. On premium trims, enhanced systems like a surround view monitor, Highway Driving Assist, and navigation-based smart cruise control are standard.

Available safety and driver assistance features include:

  • Rear view or surround view monitor
  • LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children) system
  • Electronic stability control with traction control system
  • SmartSense technology
  • Forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian detection
  • Blind spot collision avoidance assist
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Navigation-based smart cruise control with curve control
  • Highway Driving Assist
  • Safe exit warning
  • Rear occupant alert

New Hyundai Santa Cruz for Sale

If you’re searching for a trustworthy Santa Cruz dealership where you can find the 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz for sale, we invite you to stop by John Amato Hyundai. Browse our inventory below for your ideal Santa Cruz model, and schedule a test drive to try it out for yourself. If you need help finding our dealership in Menomonee Falls, WI, view our hours and directions, and call us at (414) 296-9367 or contact us online with any questions.

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