Is the turbo worth it in the Hyundai Santa Cruz?

The regular 2.5L 2023 Santa Cruz has a four-cylinder engine with 191 horsepower, while the 2.5T variant has a turbocharged engine with 281 horsepower. 

However, the turbo engine produces an outstanding 311 lb.-ft of torque as opposed to the basic engine's meagre 181 lb.-ft,

which is vital for towing and hauling as well as city driving. While the turbo engine costs more and only gets 19 mpg in

town but 27 mpg on the motorway, the standard engine gets 22 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the interstate.

Because unless you wish to undertake more truck-related tasks, the turbo motor is advised.

calls the standard engine "sluggish" and "underpowered," and with that engine, you would undoubtedly feel the weight of a trailer.

The standard engine's acceleration is adequate.