Hyundai Discontinues Veracruz

Hyundai's largest crossover is getting the ax after model-year 2012. The Veracruz is being discontinued to make room for the long-wheelbase version of Hyundai's new Santa Fe.

The seven-passenger Veracruz was introduced for model-year 2007 and has soldiered on with few changes. Among its strengths are a pleasant interior and affordable pricing, but its fuel economy is a big weakness. It's EPA-rated at 17/22 mpg city/highway, but during one test, we averaged only 16 mpg.

"The Hyundai Veracruz will be phased out after production of the long-wheelbase Santa Fe seven-passenger starts. Pricing will be lower for the long-wheelbase Santa Fe compared to the Veracruz," Miles Johnson, senior manager of Hyundai's midwest product public relations, told

The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and seven-passenger Santa Fe should go on sale this fall and next January, respectively.

Research the Hyundai Veracruz
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe at the 2012 New York Auto Show
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport at the 2012 New York Auto Show



I didn't even know this existed


Knew it was getting the ax. Didn't need to be posted.


They stopped selling it in the US last year. Must be short on real news...


I have a question?
does hyundai company vant to stop veracruse production? & santafe new generation will be substitue ?


I have , well my dad, has a hyundai veracruz. I love it and it beat the Lexus rx350 in a competition

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