The Veracruz has a cabin with instruments that are illuminated with a crisp blue backlighting, cupholders that are ringed with glowing blue light, and cubbies that are lined with a soft, velvety material. All Veracruz models will seat seven, with a third row that tumbles flat into the floor. It is powered by the 3.8-liter V-6 introduced in Hyundai's Azera sedan, with advanced systems like continuously variable valve timing and a variable intake system. This engine delivers 260 hp and 257 pound-feet of torque and is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Veracruz is available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive configurations.For 2008 the Hyundai Veracruz adds to the list of standard equipment on its highest trim and offers an optional navigation system.