The new Hyundai Santa Fe is the first Hyundai car to be launched in Europe and uses an all-new third-generation platform that enhances performance, handling and safety. The new Santa Fe has become an even better choice for buyers thanks to the numerous modern solutions implemented in the model. In addition to introducing hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains for the first time, the new Santa Fe features a bold and distinctive design, as well as a host of new technologies and safety systems.
Hyundai Santa Fe 2022
Almost a year after the start of sales on the Polish market, the Hyundai Santa Fe offer has been replenished with an additional version. Buyers who decide to purchase a model, in addition to the 5- and 7-seat options, can also choose a 6-seat version with two separate captain's chairs in the second row. The brand, responding to the needs of customers, decided to introduce an additional option to make the journey even more comfortable for customers and their passengers.
Prices for the Hyundai Santa Fe remain stable and start at $166,900. (4 c.u. = 1 USD) for the Smart version equipped with a hybrid drive (HEV) with a capacity of 230 hp. Slight increase in price by 1000 c.u. (4 cu = 1 USD) was due to the addition of a central airbag, a collision brake (MCB) and additional interior trim improvements for even greater safety and customer convenience. The plug-in hybrid drive (PHEV) version comes with all-wheel drive (4WD) as standard, with the richest Platinum version available from $245,900. (4 c.u. = 1 USD). Available with the new Smartstream Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid system, as well as the H-TRAC all-wheel drive system, the Hyundai Santa Fe range is very competitively priced and even better than combustion engine models due to lower fuel consumption, resulting in lower total cost of ownership.
For customer safety, the Santa Fe is equipped as standard with a large number of the latest driver assistance systems, including Intelligent Cruise Control with Stop & Go (SCC), Forward Collision Assistance with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection (FCA) with turn-at-junction, Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), Previous Vehicle Departure Information (LVDA), High Beam Assist (HBA), Lane Keeping Assist (LFA), and Rear Seat Monitoring System (RSA) ).
The Santa Fe board also includes such equipment as: automatic two-zone air conditioning with anti-fogging function, rain sensor, rear-view camera, front and rear parking sensors, 17-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry system, heated steering wheel, heated front seats, multimedia system with 8" color touch screen, digital DAB radio and Android Auto and Apple Car Play connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, on-board computer with 4.2" color display and LED headlights.
The hybrid version of the new Santa Fe is equipped with a 180 hp Smartstream 1.6 T-GDi engine. and an electric motor with a power of 44.2 kW. The hybrid system has a total output of 230 hp. and a torque of 350 Nm, which is transmitted very smoothly to the front axle or to all wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission, depending on the version. The plug-in hybrid version is powered by a 1.6 T-GDI Smartstream engine, which is paired with a 66.9 kW electric motor powered by a 13.8 kWh lithium polymer battery. The new Santa Fe Plug-in is available as standard with all-wheel drive and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The total drive power is 265 hp, and the total torque reaches 350 Nm. In pure electric mode, the Santa Fe Plug-in Hybrid can travel 58 km on the WLTP combined cycle and up to 69 km on the WLTP urban cycle.
The Hyundai Santa Fe is offered with H-TRAC all-wheel drive depending on the engine option. The drive allows riders to optimize ride performance on a variety of surfaces including sand, snow and mud with a comfortable grip. Based on Hyundai's HTRAC all-wheel drive technology, the new Terrain Mode Selector provides even more comfortable driving even on rough terrain. HTRAC autonomously distributes torque between the front and rear wheels depending on the selected driving mode, adjusting to the prevailing road conditions. The driver can choose from several available driving modes: Comfort, Sport, Eco, Smart, Snow, Sand and Mud.
For the most demanding customers, the Hyundai Santa Fe is available with an optional Luxury package for a more refined style. The exterior package includes special bumpers, front and rear, and side panels in body color instead of matte black. The interior features Nappa leather upholstery, suede headlining and an aluminum-panelled center console.
Retirement of diesel engines from Hyundai lineup
With the introduction of the new offer, Hyundai Motor Poland has decided to exclude diesel engines running on diesel fuel from the offer. In 2021, diesel units were withdrawn from the Hyundai i30 lineup, and now it has been decided to withdraw diesel engines from the Hyundai Tucson and Santa Fe models. These activities are in line with the Hyundai Progress for Humanity brand strategy and vision for electrification. By 2035, Hyundai plans to completely stop selling internal combustion vehicles in Europe. The company estimates that by 2040, 80 percent of its total sales will come from 80 percent of total electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). And by 2045, the company plans to achieve carbon neutrality in its products and in all global operations.