A trio of Hyundai SmartSense Safety and Convenience features come standard with so many more available as options. Every Santa Cruz will feature Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keep Assist, and Driver Attention Warning. That’s enough to get you started, but should you want more of the top-shelf tech, you can just keep ticking boxes. Other safety features include adaptive cruise control, Blind Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Surround View Monitor, Safe Exit Assist, Highway Drive-Assist, and…I think that’s it. Oh, and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, or RCCA for those in the know.
So, how much will all this cost? It’s anyone’s guess as far as the exact dollar amount goes, but it wouldn’t be surprising to see it listed for less than Honda’s Ridgeline range. It’s smaller overall, manages the same max tow capacity, and has a healthy list of options so you can get as fancy as you’d like.
One advantage for the Hyundai is its stellar warranty—10 years/100,000 miles on the powertrain and five years/60,000 vehicle for the whole vehicle. It’s coming as a 2022 model so expect to see Santa Cruz SAVs on dealer lots this summer.
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