An introduction for 2007, the Veracruz is a four-door five-passenger cross-over SUV offered in only one trim level. It features a 3.8-liter 24 valve DOHC V6 engine that produces 260 horsepower and 257 ft.-lb. of torque (considered a ULEV certified vehicle – or an "Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle”). The motor is linked to a six-speed automatic transmission that can be shifted in manual mode. Stability control is standard with either front or all-wheel-drive configuration.