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The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is a comfortable pickup truck with a futuristic vibe. It has a powerful engine, updated technology, and is comfortable. So how much will a fully loaded 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz cost you?

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How much is the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz?

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz price starts at $26,885 for the base model, the SE. After that, you could get the SEL for $30,085, the SEL Premium for $37,075, or the Limited for $41,115.

The 2022 Santa Cruz is smaller than most midsize trucks, which makes it attractive to those torn between something compact and something a little bigger. It comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 181 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. That’s matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel-drive, though you can upgrade to all-wheel drive.

It also comes with an 8-inch touchscreen that’s compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a six-speaker sound system. As far as safety features, the 2022 Santa Cruz comes with forward collision warning and lane-keep assist. These features make it feel almost like an SUV, which Edmunds says is one of the best parts of the Hyundai Santa Cruz.

If you want more features in the new Hyundai pickup truck, you’ll have to upgrade

Want a little more in your Hyundai truck? The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz SEL steps up the Santa Cruz’s game with heated mirrors and front seats, keyless entry and push-button start, and a lockable cargo bed. It also adds on extra safety equipment like blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

You can also add on an Activity package with a cargo bed cover, sunroof, roof rails, and a sliding rear window. The Activity package also adds on bed outlets, LED lighting, a digital instrument cluster, and wireless smartphone charging.

The SEL Premium includes everything in the Activity package along with a more powerful engine; a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 281 hp and 311 lb-ft of torque with all-wheel-drive. It also has LED headlights, a dual-zone automatic climate system, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Is the Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited worth it?


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The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited includes leather upholstery, rear-seat USB ports, ventilated front seats, and a 10.25-inch touchscreen. This comes with a navigation system and a Bose sound system. The Santa Cruz Limited also has safety equipment including adaptive cruise control, 360-degree camera system, and lane-keep assist.

There are also loads of cargo accessories, car mats, and a winter package that adds another $2,500. Throw in the freight charge and the total 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited price comes to $43,660.

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is one of the best trucks you can buy, and it comes with an affordable entry price. Yet there’s enough room that if you want to upgrade your Santa Cruz you can do so and feel like you’re driving a luxury truck at a non-luxury price. The Santa Cruz’s comfort, style, and safety features make this a great trucks.