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Though Hyundai likes to compare the Veracruz crossover to luxury models like the Lexus RX 350, shoppers will likely size it against less expensive offerings like the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. The Veracruz seats seven in three rows and has numerous standard safety features. Base GLS and upper-crust Limited trims are offered, and a 3.8-liter V-6 is standard. All-wheel drive is optional.
New for 2012
The Veracruz gets a new grille and updated 18-inch alloy wheels, which are available. The Limited trim adds heated second-row seats and can be equipped with an Alpine navigation system.
Swooping curves and two-tone bodywork define the Veracruz, which emulates styling themes set by Hyundai's Santa Fe crossover. Exterior features include:
The Veracruz's seating arrangement includes front bucket seats, a three-person second-row bench seat and a two-person third row. GLS models have fabric seats, but the uplevel Limited trim gets leather upholstery. Blue backlighting illuminates the instruments, dashboard controls and cupholders. Interior features include:
Under the Hood
The Veracruz is powered by a 260-horsepower, 3.8-liter V-6. Mechanical features include:
Standard safety features include: