2012 Hyundai Veracruz

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16 CITY / 21 HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- New front grille
- Second-row heated seats are standard on upper trim level
- Alpine-branded navigation system available on upper trim level

Exterior Features
The 2012 Hyundai Veracruz is a crossover SUV offered in two trim levels. Standard are 17-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, fog lights, automatic headlights, and rear parking sensors.

Interior Features
The 2012 Hyundai Veracruz offers seating for up to 7 passengers. Standard interior features include cruise control, 8-way power driver's seat, heated front seats (only on AWD models), tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, rear-seat climate controls and vents, 6-speaker sound system, satellite radio, and audio interfaces.

Optional Features
Available on the 2012 Hyundai Veracruz at the lower trim level is a package including sunroof, auto-dimming mirrors, windshield de-icer, power-operated liftgate, and heated front seats. Upper trim levels add 18-inch wheels, driver memory functions, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, and other amenities. An optional Alpine-branded Navigation System package includes rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, 10-speaker Infinity audio system, HD radio, and Pandora Internet Radio.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Hyundai Veracruz is powered by a 3.8-liter V-6 engine rated at 260 horsepower, with either front-wheel (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD).

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Hyundai Veracruz are:
- Veracruz with FWD: 17/22/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Veracruz with AWD: 16/21/19 mpg

Standard safety features on the 2012 Hyundai Veracruz are stability and traction control and a battery of air bags.

In government tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Veracruz received 4 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. The NHTSA did not test the Veracruz for crash protection. In safety tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Hyundai Veracruz received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection, and an \"Acceptable\" rating for rear-crash protection. The IIHS did not rate the Verzcruz on roof strength.


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