Hyundai has unveiled a radically redesigned all-new SANTA FE. The fifth generation of the midsize SUV retains its natural-urban character while making significant changes in line with the latest trends in outdoor living.
New Hyundai Santa Fe 2024
For the first full facelift of the SANTA FE since 2018, Hyundai Motor has taken an unconventional approach and a new lifestyle design approach to maximize rear trunk capacity and better accommodate outdoor and city outdoor activities. As a result, the powerful new model boasts a rugged yet refined exterior and a spacious, versatile interior that, when the large tailgate is open, gives passengers a terrace-like space anytime, anywhere.
“The all-new SANTA FE is an SUV that strikes the perfect balance between city life and nature, handling everything from demanding family trips to auto-camping adventures,” he said. SangYup Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Hyundai Global Design Center. “With a longer wheelbase, spacious interior and terrace-like rear space, the new SANTA FE takes advantage of an SUV to offer more versatility than ever before, as well as first-class customer service.”
Maximum expressiveness with a strong, unmistakable exterior design
The square shape and distinctive silhouette of the new SANTA FE are due to the long wheelbase and wide tailgate.
The front of the car gives a sense of majesty with a high hood, H-shaped headlights and expressive fenders with sharp lines. The H-shaped headlights harmonize with the lower H-shaped front end, creating further visual coherence. The H-shaped design elements are a new interpretation of the Hyundai “H” emblem.
In profile, the extended wheelbase is paired with a bold roofline, massive fenders, sharp wheel arches, a shortened front overhang and 21-inch wheels that give this SUV a rugged and adventurous look.
The large tailgate dominates, the rear is simpler, balancing the overall exterior design. The H-shaped taillights echo the H-shaped headlights to create harmony and make the SANTA FE stand out on the road day and night.
A large tailgate and comfortable interior provide best-in-class space.
The new SANTA FE cabin has plenty of room for adventurers and their gear, and the living space suits the laid-back outdoor lifestyle. The large tailgate, when opened, creates a spacious rear space reminiscent of a terrace. Fully folding second and third row seats provide best-in-class space. All these attributes mean that users can enjoy outdoor adventures in the easiest way possible.
This feature makes the all-new SANTA FE a real eye-catcher in urban environments, allowing young families to use the back of the car for a variety of purposes such as grocery shopping, home improvement, sports and leisure, gardening, family fun. walks and transportation of pets.
The refined interior pleasantly surprises, contrasting with the powerful exterior. The interior is dominated by horizontal and vertical lines which, together with the H motif on the instrument panel and air intakes, enhance the feeling of openness and create a unique atmosphere.
The interior of the new SANTA FE is exemplified by a range of technologically advanced features, including a panoramic curved display and two wireless chargers. The curved display combines the 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with the infotainment screen for improved driver visibility and superior comfort.
In addition, light-coloured seats and headlining create a spacious feel, while soft-touch wood trim and finely embroidered nappa leather seats add sophisticated style.
The new SUV also uses a range of sustainable materials. The suede headlining, second and third row floor mats and backrests are made from recycled materials, while the instrument panel and door trim are made from eco-friendly leatherette.
Interior and exterior colors inspired by natural light highlight the unique style of the all-new SANTA FE, bringing inspiration and vitality to everyday life and adventures in the city and outdoors.
The new SANTA FE will have its world premiere in August on Hyundai's YouTube channel