After initial success on the crossover market Hyundai is expanding their offer. Some models which were not attractive are now in spotlight. Fans base of Korean carmaker is bigger every day. This is happening not by chance, but because of the hard work and innovative design and features. These are also part of upcoming 2018 Hyundai Veracruz. According to sketches and rumors, this vehicle is going to make immediate impact on crossover market. Since last edition of this big SUV came in 2012, major redesign is certain. For example, familiar look is going to be modernized. Engine changes will boost power output, as well as torque.
2018 Hyundai Veracruz drivetrain
Current model of the Veracruz crossover is using 3.0-l and 3.8-l engines. It is unlikely that same drivetrains are going to be updated for upcoming SUV. Experts inform about 3.3-l V6 powertrain with twin-turbocharger. With this unit, new 2018 Hyundai Veracruz can offer 370 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to an 8-speed transmission. This automatic gearbox sends power to all wheels. On the other hand, diesel fuel could power second possible option. A 3.0-l turbo-diesel engine is also certain as other choice, beside standard petrol unit. Less power, around 260 hp, is supplied from it, but torque is at similar level.
2018 Hyundai Veracruz changes
After six years, this crossover receives major updates all around the vehicle. First of all, due to usage of modern materials, 2018 Hyundai Veracruz is going to be much lighter. This leads to better fuel economy. Furthermore, modifications of exterior appearance are at must. New, modern grille and bumpers are produced. Also, SUV will get new curves and lines, especially on hood and roof. Back is also revisited, and changes goes from exhaust tips to taillights. Inside, changes are massive. Modern technologies dictates tempo of new features. Hyundai follows trends, so Veracruz won’t be behind rivals in this segment. Safety also evolved, so crossover is going to have much more safety equipment. Older will be updated to latest versions.
2018 Hyundai Veracruz price
Although arrival of the SUV is not confirmed yet from Korean manufacturer, we can predict price of it. Comparing to its rivals, 2018 Hyundai Veracruz should carry $40,000 price tag. Estimated arrival is during last quarter of 2017.