Ford Maverick vs. Hyundai Santa Cruz
Ford Maverick
Hyundai Santa Cruz
At a Glance: Maverick vs. Santa Cruz

Are you on the hunt for a pickup truck that efficiently handles both city streets and winding back roads? Due to their versatile performance and compact builds, the 2022 Ford Maverick and the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz can take on all types of terrain!

To help drivers from Buena Park, Long Beach, and Orange County learn about both trucks, the team at Norm Reeves Ford Superstore has put together this 2022 Ford Maverick vs. Hyundai Santa Cruz comparison. Keep on reading to learn about their fuel efficiency, interior dimensions, and truck beds.



191 hp | 191 hp
Maverick vs. Santa Cruz


42/33 | 21/26
Maverick vs. Santa Cruz


42.8 in. | 41.4 in.
Maverick vs. Santa Cruz
Which is the Right Truck for You?
Ford Maverick
Standard Power Meets Modern Efficiency

Modern driving requires ample power and hybrid efficiency. Luckily, one of these trucks goes the extra distance—literally.

Ford Maverick
Make it with Maverick™

Under the hood of the Hyundai Santa Cruz, you’ll find a standard 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, which produces 191 horsepower. You’ll get decent fuel economy with this engine: an EPA-estimated 21 city/26 highway MPG, to be exact.

As for the Ford Maverick, its performance balances power with efficiency. Its standard 2.5L hybrid engine churns out 191 horsepower—the same horsepower output as the standard Santa Cruz. However, the Maverick’s hybrid powertrain delivers a higher fuel economy: an EPA-estimated 42 city/33 highway MPG!*

With this high level of efficiency, the 2022 Ford Maverick can travel up to 500 miles of range on a single tank of gas.**

Ford Maverick
Stay Comfortable for the Long Haul

To keep you comfortable while you’re on the go, heated seats and 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seats are available for both trucks. Once you’re on the road, place your smartphone on the available wireless charging pad to keep it powered up for the entire drive. On warm afternoons, let in the sunshine through the optional power tilt/slide moon roof.

Ford Maverick
An Interior Designed to Fit You

Along with their luxurious features, the 2022 Maverick and the 2022 Santa Cruz also provide spacious cabins to keep you comfortable on every journey.

HIP ROOM (FRONT/REAR) 55.4"/54.1" 54.5"/53.5"
LEGROOM (FRONT/REAR) 42.8"/35.9" 41."/36.5"
PASSENGER VOLUME 100.3 cu. ft. 101.8 cu. ft.

Even though the Santa Cruz has a slightly larger passenger volume, the Ford Maverick goes the extra mile to maximize your personal comfort in terms of legroom and hip room!

Ford Maverick
Versatility Is the Name of the Game

From heavy-duty jobs on worksites to weekend excursions at campsites, the Maverick and the Santa Cruz easily adapt to your cargo needs. In fact, both trucks come with six standard tie-downs! Confidently secure your cargo in the bed of your truck and head out on your adventure.

Ford Maverick
Made to Adapt

No matter what type of cargo you’re taking with you, the Maverick’s standard FLEXBED™ makes it simple to organize with multiple dividers. The Santa Cruz, too, comes with a customizable bed. However, the Maverick’s standard multi-position tailgate has three key positions—open, mid, and closed—to effortlessly adapt to your changing cargo needs. While the Santa Cruz has an adjustable multi-function tailgate, it only has two positions: assisted open/close.

Did we mention that the Ford Maverick’s six tie-downs also work as bottle openers? Now, that’s true versatility!

Take Charge in the Ford Maverick Today!

With its eco-conscious performance, spacious cabin, and practical bed, the 2022 Ford Maverick takes the lead in this comparison. If you’re interested in seeing how the Maverick might handle the roads near Buena Park, Long Beach, or Orange County, then it’s time to reach out to our team.

By doing so, you can take the Maverick out for a test drive, ask questions, and get started on the buying or leasing process at Norm Reeves Ford Superstore. Contact us today!

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2022 Maverick for yourself are conveniently available right here online.

* EPA-estimated rating of 42 city/33 hwy/37 combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary.

** Range calculations based on 13.8-gallon tank and a targeted EPA-estimated rating of 37 mpg combined. Actual range will vary.

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