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The seven-passenger Hyundai Veracruz has raised the bar on what consumers expect in the premium, midsize crossover segment.

2009 Veracruz New Equipment highlights

• Standard USB/iPod auxiliary inputs
• Veracruz GLS offers new Preferred and Premium
• Veracruz SE is eliminated
• Veracruz Limited is available with a black leather
• Veracruz Limited is available with a
   Black Diamond exterior packaged with
  chrome-clad wheels

Upsale Interior - Standard Features

  • 7-passenger seating with 3rd
  • 3rd-row seats fold flat into
  • Harmonized blue interior
  • Dual-zone automatic climate
       controls for driver and front-
       seat passenger on Limited
  • Second and third-row B-
       pillar-mounted adjustable
       vents, rear HVAC controls
       and roof-mounted vents
  • Infinity® 314-watt AM/FM/
       XM/CD-changer/MP3 audio
       system with subwoofer and
       external amplifier on Limited
  • A jack/tool storage bin
  • Cooled center console armrest storage on Limited
  • Conversation mirror on Limited
  • Windshield wiper deicer on Limited
  • Adjustable pedals and memory settings on Limited
  • Power tilt/telescopic steering wheel on Limited
  • Lighted front door scuff plates on Limited
  • Auto-dimming, tilt-in-reverse exterior mirrors on Limited

  • Other available features

  • Touch screen navigation system
  • DVD-based rear seat entertainment with roof-mounted 8" LCD screen
  • Proximity key which unlocks the doors as you approach — Also includes the immobilizer
       security feature
  • 115-volt power outlet for standard household appliances
  • Power tilt & slide sunroof
  • Backup warning system
  • Power tailgate
  • Heated front seats
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system

  • Veracruz features a refined, powerful and modern Lamda 3.8L V6

  • Less idling vibration and noise
  • Aluminum block and head
  • DOHC 24 valve
  • Multi-point fuel injection
  • Maintenance-free steel timing chain
  • LEV Emission classifications

  • Hyundai's first 6-speed automatic transmission

  • Sourced from Aisin
  • SHIFTRONIC™ manual shifting feature
  • Overdrive lock-up torque converter for higher fuel
       economy at freeway speeds
  • Adaptive transmission with additional pre-set shift
       patterns for specific conditions (such as uphill and sporty

  • Well-balanced powertrain outputs

    Front Wheel Drive
    Toyota Highlander
    V6 Displacement 3.8L 3.5L 3.5L 3.5L
    Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 6000 250 @ 5700 270 @ 6200 265 @ 6000
    Torque (lb. ft.) 257 @ 4500 253 @ 4800 248 @ 4700 248 @ 4000
    Unleaded Fuel Regular Regular Regular Premium
    Auto Transmission 6-speed 5-speed 5-speed CVT
    Shiftronic? Yes No Yes No
    Miles per gallon (city/highway) 16/23 17/23 18/24 18/23

    Veracruz has more cargo volume than most other Midsize SUVs with 3rd row seats that fold flat into the floor.

    Toyota Highlander
    RX 350
    Interior Cargo Volume
    (cu. ft. with seats folded)
    Overall Length (inches)
    Overall Width (inches)

    Efficient packaging has maximized interior volume

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    eBrochure   Pocket Guide

    Key Selling Points

    2009 Veracruz offers an unprecedented combination of styling, safety, comfort, convenience and power

    • Sophisticated styling

    • Advanced standard safety technologies
      — NHTSA's highest frontal/side crash test 5-star ratings
      — Six standard airbags including side curtain airbags for all three rows of passengers
      — Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS), ABS with       Brake Assist and EBD
      — Standard active front head restraints

    • Premium comfort and convenience features
      — Spacious, upscale interior with standard third row seating
      — Standard XM audio and rear seat climate controls
      — Available power tailgate, proximity entry, memory settings, adjustable pedals, rain-sensing       windshield wipers and rear seat entertainment system

    • Powerful and technologically advanced
      — Powerful, clean and efficient aluminum 3.8L V6
      — 6-speed automatic transmission

    Who's Buying Veracruz

    • Married "Boomer", college educated and more male than the competitive profile
    • It appeals to Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander & Nissan Murano buyers who are looking for a
       better value
    • It meets everyone's needs with front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models

    Why They Buy

    • Distinctive Styling - stands out in a "me-too" segment
    • Roomy Interior - outstanding passenger roominess and cargo space in a smart,     functional design
    • Muscular Performance – 3.8L V6 power w/ 6-speed automatic transmission and available    AWD; smooth ride and responsive handling make the Veracruz fun to drive
    • Smart Choice - a long list of comfort, convenience and safety features, combined with the    security of America's Best Warranty, make it an unmistakable value

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