2008 Hyundai Veracruz Review & Ratings | Automotive.com

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Hyundai Veracruz

2008 Hyundai Veracruz

Stands tall as a high-tech, cross-over SUV.

Reviewed by on 6/26/2008


Relatively new to the automobile marketplace, Hyundai a brake through in 1986 the release of its hugely successful Excel. Since the late-1980s, gradually expanded its scope every possible car segment: compacts, sedans, coupes, and SUVs. It’s made its way to a respected car builder known for reliability, and performance.

What’s New


Depending on the perspective when it comes to a exterior, most reviewers somewhere between clean and unrivaled dullness when it to the 2008 Hyundai Veracruz’s Modeled largely after the RX 350, the Veracruz is a virtual of easy flowing lines as to other SUVs that opt for a body shape.

In defense against its attackers who of the Veracruz as being boring, did its part to evoke the opposite: mirrors with integrated signals, twin chrome pipes, puddle lights, alloy wheels, and a sporty end spoiler.

Hyundai Veracruz


Handsome interiors packed plenty of fun gadgetry adorn all trims of the 2008 Hyundai . Soft saddle-leather interior, instrumentation, a no-nonsense simplified console, and plenty of comfortable throughout make for an all-around package.

The base GLS comes with cruise control, control, trip computer, with satellite radio, front seats and a sunroof. The SE trim adds a leather-wrapped wheel, cooled center power tailgate, and an eight-speaker system. The Limited contains all plus dual zone control, touch screen rear seat entertainment and a ten-speaker Infinity Logic 7 sound system.

In terms of cargo space, down the second and third of the Hyundai Veracruz ups the available room to an impressive 86.8 feet.

Performance Handling

All three of the 2008 Hyundai ’s get its power from a 3.8-liter, V-6 that’s good for 260 hp and 257 lb-ft of a good amount of gusto but a little given its 4000-pound curb weight. A bit slow out of the the Veracruz takes just eight seconds to reach 60 mph a standstill, but once it gets it cruises quite well at rates.

One notable feature that escaped any industry reviewers has to do the Veracruz’s noticeable lack of noise. Helping to keep vibration to a minimum is the Hyundai’s mounts designed to lessen any vacuum noise, plus its layers of floor padding.

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