(4.2) 6 reviews
MSRP: $8,540$17,656
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 19-20
Engine: 260-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 7
2011 Hyundai Veracruz

Our Take on the 2011 Hyundai Veracruz

Our Take

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 such as the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. The Veracruz seats seven in three rows and has numerous standard safety features. The base G... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Mushy brake-pedal feel
  • Little cargo room with third row up
  • Finicky manual steering-wheel adjustment
  • Unrealistic brown-colored faux wood trim

Notable Features

  • 260-hp V-6
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Seats seven
  • Standard stability system
  • Optional backseat entertainment system

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.