Hyundai Santa Cruz Towing Capacity

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz
 

Ready to start a new adventure in Sacramento or Natomas? The Santa Cruz has you covered. This compact and versatile pickup truck can easily transition between the city, the highway, and the backroads, and with the Hyundai Santa Cruz towing capacity at your disposal, you can bring all your favorite toys along for the ride. Of course, you shouldn’t just take our word for it! Explore the capabilities of the Santa Cruz in more detail below, and get in touch as soon as you’re ready for a test drive.

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Towing Capacity by Trim

The 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz towing capacity tops out at 5,000 pounds, but it’s important to note that this vehicle’s capabilities will differ from trim to trim. We’ve broken down the towing specs for the entire lineup right here:

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz SE

  • Up to 3,500 pounds
  • Standard 4-Pin pre-wiring

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz SEL

  • Up to 3,500 pounds
  • Standard 4-Pin pre-wiring

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Night

  • Up to 5,000 pounds
  • Standard 4 or 7-Pin pre-wiring

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz XRT

  • Up to 5,000 pounds
  • Standard 4 or 7-Pin pre-wiring

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited

  • Up to 5,000 pounds
  • Standard 4 or 7-Pin pre-wiring

If you’re also considering SUVs, then you might want to check out the 2023 Hyundai Palisade towing capacity too!

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Engine Options

What accounts for the difference between trims? The Night, XRT, and Limited configurations get a turbocharger that pushes this model’s torque and horsepower ratings even higher. Check out the specs right here:

2.5L Inline 4-Cylinder Engine (SE, SEL)

  • 191 horsepower
  • 181 lb-ft of torque

2.5L Inline 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine (Night, XRT, Limited)

  • 281 horsepower
  • 311 lb-ft of torque

What Can a Hyundai Santa Cruz Tow?

A 3,500-pound towing capacity allows you to tow a wide range of gear, including lightweight fishing boats and pop-up campers, and you can do even more if you decide to upgrade with one of the upper-level trims. So, what can a Hyundai Santa Cruz tow? Here’s a list of examples to get you started:

  • Teardrop Trailer
  • Small Travel Trailer
  • Motorcycle Trailer
  • Jet Ski Trailer
  • Canoe / Kayak Trailer
  • Small Enclosed Utility Trailer
  • Small Open Utility Trailer

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz Payload Capacity

The 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz payload capacity is capped at 1,411 pounds, regardless of which trim level you select. With 27 cubic feet of cargo space in the open bed, you’ll have the ability to transport a wide range of bulky cargo without ever hooking up a trailer.

Test Drive the Hyundai Santa Cruz at Roseville Hyundai

The Hyundai Santa Cruz towing capacity certainly looks good on paper, but you’ll just have to trust us when we say that this pickup is even more impressive in person. Contact us to set up a test drive in your favorite new Santa Cruz, and remember that we always offer a wide range of new vehicle specials for our customers in Roseville and Citrus Heights. Ready to get started right now? Value your trade-in online!

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is a new pickup that’s been creating a lot of attention, and it’s taking on top competitors like the Honda Ridgeline to help take your Sacramento drives to the next level. Wondering what the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz towing capacity is? The 2022 Santa Cruz can tow up to 5,000 pounds when equipped with AWD and the available trailer brake system. Learn more about the new Hyundai Santa Cruz engine specs and payload capacity, then check out our inventory to find the model that’s best suited for your driving needs. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

 

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Towing Capacity by Trim Level

As mentioned above, the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds. Natomas drivers will see that the Hyundai Santa Cruz payload and towing capabilities vary depending on which trim level that you choose. Premium and Limited models offer the highest 5,000-pound capacity with AWD and the optional trail brakes installed. Learn more about the Santa Cruz towing capacity for each trim level below:

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz SE Towing & Payload Capacity

  • Payload FWD/AWD: 1,753 / 1,753 pounds
  • Towing FWD/AWD: 3,500 / 3,500 pounds

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz SEL Towing & Payload Capacity

  • Payload FWD/AWD: 1,731 / 1,732 pounds
  • Towing FWD/AWD: 3,500 / 3,500 pounds

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Premium Towing & Payload Capacity

  • Payload FWD/AWD: 1,609 / 1,631 pounds
  • Towing FWD/AWD: 3,500 / 5,000 pounds

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited Towing & Payload Capacity

  • Payload FWD/AWD: 1,521 / 1,609 pounds
  • Towing FWD/AWD: 3,500 / 5,000 pounds

These numbers are all with the optional trailer brakes installed. If not installed, then each 2022 Santa Cruz model can only tow up to 1,650 pounds.

What are the 2022 Santa Cruz Engine Specs?

There are two engines drivers can expect with the new Santa Cruz: a 2.5L and 2.5L turbo engine. Drivers can expect each engine to offer incredible performance to make your Citrus Heights drives better. With that said, the 2.5L turbo engine for the Premium and Limited models will provide additional power for your daily commute. 

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz w/ 2.5L Engine

  • 191 hp
  • 181 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-Speed Transmission
  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 21 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz w/ 2.5L Turbo Engine

  • 281 hp
  • 311 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-Speed Transmission
  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 19 mpg city / 27 mpg highway

Test Drive the New Santa Cruz at Roseville Hyundai

See firsthand how the powerful and capable new Hyundai Santa Cruz can enhance your overall driving experience when you visit Roseville Hyundai for a test drive. Between our competitive prices and new vehicle specials, you’re in excellent hands with us. Be sure to apply for financing right at home to get the car-buying process started today.

 

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