According to Edmunds.com the 2011 Hyundai Veracruz is a great value because of its premium interior an driving dynamics and they recommend it as one o...
According to Edmunds.com the 2011 Hyundai Veracruz is a great value because of its premium interior an driving dynamics and they recommend it as one of the better choices in terms of a midsize crossover SUV because it is reasonably upscale, pleasant, and is offered at a very appealing economical price.
The 2011 Hyundai Veracruz is little unchanged from its 2010 model. Hyundai decided to do away with the premium stereo, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and navigation system for the base GLS models, which used to come standard in the premium package.
The 2011 Hyundai Veracruz offers consumers loads of luxury but not at prices that are typically on par with their entry-level luxury competitors. For instance, it has a great upscale leather interior, wood-trim, and you have the ability to upgrade to a cool two-tone color scheme along with a long list of standard features. However, the 2011 Hyundai Veracuz does lag behind its competitors in terms of exterior styling, innovation, and high-tech features. It also has a less spacious cargo area in comparison to its competitors; although 87 cubic feet should be sufficient for most consumers. It has a 260-horsepower, 3.8 liter V6 that allows for a smooth ride; additionally the Veracruz offers one of the most quiet cabins in its class. Plus, the Hyundai has a generous extended warranty program; one of the longest in the industry.
The 2011 Hyundai Veracruz is a crossover sport utility that can comfortably seat seven passengers and it is available in the GLS and Limited sub-models. The GLS sub-model comes standard with heated seats, 17-inch alloy wheels, rear-parking sensors, daytime running lights, heated side mirrors, heated front seats, a six speaker stereo with CD player, satellite radio, and a USB/IPOD interface. If you upgrade to the premium package, and that comes with a sunroof, a windshield de-icer, auto-dimming mirrors, and a power liftgate just to name a few.
The 2011 Hyundai Veracruz Limited sub-model boasts everything that is included in the GLS’s premium package along with 18-inch wheels, leather upholstery, four-way power passenger seat, power tilt and telescoping steering column, and eight-speaker Infinity stereo with a six-CD changer. With the Limited model, you do have the option to purchase as an upgrade the Navigation package that includes a navigation system and a ten-speaker Infinity stereo system.
Consumers can either purchase the The 2011 Hyundai Vercacruz with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The standard transmission is a six-speed automatic. This powerhouse crossover SUV is powered by a 3.8 liter V6 engine that can deliver up to 260 hp and 257 pound-feet of torque.
In terms of safety the 2011 Hyundai Veracruz comes standard with front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, ABS brakes, stability and traction control, along with active front head restraints. It is important to note that the Veracruz had great crash test scores, which would set a driver’s mind at ease while on the road.
The 2011 Hyundai Veracruz gives you a lot for your money in terms of styling and the powertrain and performance is adequate. All in all this cross-over sport utility gets a passable mark, B-.