2009 Hyundai Veracruz

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Key Specs

of the 2009 Hyundai Veracruz. Base trim shown.

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Smooth highway ride
  • Quiet cabin
  • Interior materials quality
  • Tight turning circle
  • Impressive warranty

The Bad

  • Mushy brake pedal feel
  • Little cargo room with third row up
  • Finicky steering-wheel adjustment
  • Unrealistic brown faux wood trim
  • Many options locked in pricey packages
2009 Hyundai Veracruz exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2009 Hyundai Veracruz

  • 260-hp V-6 engine
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Electronic stability system
  • DVD entertainment system
  • Three rows of seats
  • SE trim level dropped

Latest 2009 Veracruz Stories

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.8)
Performance
(4.8)
Interior Design
(4.4)
Comfort
(4.8)
Reliability
(4.9)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

Latest Reviews

(5.0)

BEST CHOICE I MADE

by veracruzzer from Pearl City Hawaii on March 23, 2018

I bought this car as a trade in, my usual haul is 3 almost adults kids 2 car seat an my husband as well as myself. I have not had one complaint about room since i bought this car everyone is ... Read full review

(5.0)

It was very smooth and quiet

by Big don from Columbus Ohio on July 5, 2017

Nice size room for a 7 Passenger very well Equipped for the year i look at. The price is right for what you getting. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2009 Hyundai Veracruz currently has 3 recalls

NHTSA Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2009 Hyundai Veracruz GLS

NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Overall Rollover Rating
4 Star
Driver's
5 Star
Passenger's
5 Star
Front Seat
5 Star
Rear Seat
5 Star
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Veracruz received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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