I remember seeing the Santa Cruz concept at the Detroit Auto Show. I have a picture of it in my phone it looked great. . . Just went and looked and the concept was basically access cab. Looks taller too. Way better grill. The production model lost in translation.
There are 3 Santa Cruz sitting outside local Hyundai dealer. Not sold week after week. Bad on gas and too expensive for what they are. Price and fuel is Ridgline territory. The sales volume is the proof between Mav and Santa Cruz.
Better fuel economy? nope! Better price? nope! Better looks? nope. . .I'm calling it now. Santa Cruz will be a 1 gen only vehicle.
Edit: Ok I need to take a shower now. Just got back from bizzarro world. No helping thoughs people.
The Maverick wins with the hybrid power train and price with it. Eco Boost Maverick wins as it looks like a truck with a little more truck bed space then Santa Cruz.
If you want more SUV like and don't care about fuel economy the Santa Cruz is perfect.
There were 3 Santa Cruz sitting at...
Manufacturer do it differently but the spray robots will usually purge between vehicles. So they can spray whatever colour they want each vehicle. This give them flexibility.
If you go look at the maverick production promotional video on YouTube there is a silver bronco behind a blue Maverick...