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Hyundai Veracruz
2012 Hyundai Veracruz
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$28,345
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2009 Pontiac Torrent
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Overview

Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.4-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
3.4-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
185 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
257 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
210 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
Transmission
N/A
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Variable pwr
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
41.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Independent
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P245/65R17
P235/65R16
Rear Tire
P245/65R17
P235/65R16
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
20 MPG
City
17 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.6 gallons
20 gallons
Cruising Range City
350.2 miles
340 miles
Cruising Range Highway
453.2 miles
480 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
190.6 in
188.8 in
Height
68.9 in
69.3 in
Max Width
76.6 in
71.4 in
Front Width
65.7 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
65.7 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
110.4 in
112.5 in
Ground Clearance
8.1 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
40.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60.6 in
55.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
51.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.4 in
40.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.9 in
40.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
60.2 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.4 in
51.4 in
Third Row Leg Room
31.5 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
36.1 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
56.1 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
45.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,266 lbs
3,660 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
86.8 ft³
68.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
40 ft³
35.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
13.4 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Cloth seat trim
  • Gray, Cloth seat trim
  • Ebony, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Ebony, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Sand, Premium Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles