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AJAC names Hyundai Santa Cruz Best Small Pick-Up Truck in Canada for 2022

Hyundai said the voting members of AJAC acknowledged the vehicle for its build, powertrain performance, vehicle dynamics and safety features.

February 23, 2022   by CM Staff

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz (CNW Group/Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.)

MARKHAM — The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) named the 2022 Santa Cruz, Hyundai’s first Sport Adventure Vehicle, the “Best Small Pick-up Truck in Canada for 2022″ as part of the Canadian Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards.

Hyundai said the voting members of AJAC acknowledged the vehicle for its build, powertrain performance, vehicle dynamics and safety features.

“We are thrilled that the esteemed judges of AJAC recognize the all-new Hyundai Santa Cruz as a class-leading vehicle,” said Steve Flamand, director of product and corporate strategy at Hyundai Auto Canada in a statement.

“Hyundai took a bold step in new segment territory with Santa Cruz, with the intention of satisfying a combination of needs for customers, namely those looking for the capability of a truck, but the efficiency and versatility of an SUV.”

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AJAC’s jury is comprised of more than 50 Canadian automotive journalists from coast-to-coast who select winners by testing over 250 vehicles on the same road and weather conditions experienced by Canadian drivers. The AJAC organization is formed by independent journalists who write for newspapers, magazines, digital columnists, and freelance contributors.


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