Hyundai has announced the release of the new Santa Fe, which will appear in dealerships in December this year. For the first time, a Hybrid version will be available starting at $165,900. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).
New Hyundai Santa Fe.
Santa Fe is Hyundai's longest-running SUV on the market. It appeared on the market 20 years ago and has been on sale in Europe since 2001. This D-segment SUV was valued for its comfort, spaciousness, comprehensive standard equipment and functional interior design. A number of recent changes make the new Santa Fe even more attractive to buyers.
The Hyundai Santa Fe has long been praised for its comfort and spaciousness. Now it offers even more space thanks to platform modifications, despite the use of new electrified propulsion systems. Overall length, width and height have been increased compared to its predecessor. As a result of the platform change, the new Santa Fe offers an additional three inches of legroom in the second row and an additional four inches of legroom in the third row. The capacity of the luggage compartment has also been increased.
The new Santa Fe is equipped with Hyundai's SmartSense comprehensive active safety system and meets the highest European safety standards. Additional enhancements to active safety systems keep the new Santa Fe on par with top competitors.
New Smartstream drive systems - hybrid and diesel
The new top Hyundai SUV received a completely new line of powertrains. Known from its predecessor, the 2.0 and 2.2 CRDI diesel engines from 185 to 200 horsepower have been replaced by a hybrid drive and a new diesel engine. The new, more powerful powertrains range from 202 to 235 horsepower, while consuming less fuel thanks to improved efficiency.
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 to the front axle or to all wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission, depending on the version. The front-wheel-drive version accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 187 km/h. Compared to the base drive, the 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time is 1.4 seconds better than its predecessor. Average fuel consumption ranges from 6.4 to 6.9 liters per 100 km, while CO2 emissions range from 146 to 157 g/km. Version from
All-wheel drive accelerates to 100 km / h in 9.1 seconds, and also develops a top speed of 187 km / h. At the same time, the average fuel consumption is from 6.9 to 7.6 liters per 100 km, and CO2 emissions from 157 to 172 g/km. The use of a hybrid drive has not reduced the convenience of using the car, which allows you to tow trailers weighing up to 1650 kilograms.
Alternatively, customers will be able to choose the new 2.2-litre Smartstream diesel engine, which has been upgraded to improve performance and reduce fuel consumption. Unlike the engines of the previous generation, the new cylinder block is made of aluminum, which has reduced the weight by 19.5 kg. The four-cylinder engine produces 202 hp. and 440 Nm of torque, which is transmitted to four wheels through a new 8-speed DCT gearbox. This version of the engine has a top speed of 205 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.2 seconds. The fuel consumption of this unit is from 6.7 to 6.9 liters per 100 km, and CO2 emissions are from 176 to 181 g/km. The vehicle equipped with the new drive can tow trailers weighing up to 2,500 kg, which is 500 kg heavier than before.
Thanks to the use of new efficient and economical transmissions, it has become possible to improve performance, flexibility and reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Compared to its predecessor, emissions are reduced by 6.2-17.5%, depending on the selected transmission and equipment version.
There are three trim levels to choose from - Premium, Executive and Platinum.
To offer buyers a wide choice, the new Hyundai Santa Fe is available in three trim levels - Premium, Executive and Platinum, which are offered with attractive packages. All versions are available in the standard 5-person variant, while the 7-person variant is offered at an additional cost of 5000 USD. (4 c.u. = 1 USD), regardless of the version. The 7-seat variant is also equipped with a ventilation and air conditioning control panel in the rear, as well as an additional USB port.
Hyundai Santa Fe Premium
Hyundai Santa Fe Premium is a great option for those looking for an elegant, dynamic and comfortable SUV at a good price without sacrificing extensive equipment in terms of safety, comfort and connectivity.
Prices for the basic Premium version start at $165,900. (4 c.u. = 1 USD) for a car with a hybrid drive and all-wheel drive. It is worth noting that the base price of the new model is lower by as much as $9,500. (4 USD = 1 USD), and in addition, the new Santa Fe offers a much richer standard equipment.
Compared to its predecessor, on board there is a keyless entry system, a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, an 8-inch color touch-screen infotainment system, digital DAB radio and Android Auto and Apple Car Play connectivity, an on-board computer with 4.2 inch color screen. display, Intelligent Cruise Control with Stop & Go (SCC), Forward Collision Assist with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection (FCA) with turn at junction, Lane Keeping Assist (LFA), electric folding mirrors and LED headlights.
In addition, the Premium package has automatic dual-zone air conditioning with defogging function, cruise control with speed limiter, rain sensor, rear view camera, rear parking sensors, 17” alloy wheels and Bluetooth with voice dialing.
The Drive package allows you to purchase power front seats, passenger seat height adjustment and a rear seat monitoring system with ultrasonic sensors (ROA) for $3,500. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).
Hyundai Santa Fe Executive
The Hyundai Santa Fe Executive is a premium entry into the world for people who expect luxury and modern technology at a good price. The driver and passengers inside will feel comfortable and prestigious at the same time and will impress other road users.
The Executive version is available from $193,900. ($4 = $1) in the low-emission Hybrid version, which also boasts more equipment than the outgoing model. Unlike its predecessor, the Executive version features Active Blind Spot Monitor (BCA), Cross Traffic Alert Assistant (RCCA), 360° Camera System (BVM), Ultrasonic Sensing Rear Seat Monitor (ROA), Lane Tracking motion control (LFA), leather upholstery, leather instrument panel, ambient lighting, digital clock with 12-inch display, heated rear seats, wireless smartphone charger and rear door blinds.
In addition, the Executive version includes Hill Descent Control (DBC), electric parking brake with Auto Hold function, selectable drive mode, front parking sensors, electrochromic rearview mirror with compass, bi-LED spotlights, LED taillights, driving assistant distant light. (HBA), welcome lighting, tinted rear windows, chrome exterior door handles and grille, and an electrically adjustable driver's seat.
The Navi package, which includes a 10.25-inch touchscreen multimedia system, factory navigation, Bluelink connectivity, a Krell Premium Audio system with center speaker and amplifier, was priced at $7,000. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).
A tech package that offers a smart tailgate, head-up display (windshield indicators), driver's seat with memory, 4-way power lumbar support, power hip support, and ventilated front seats is available for $10,000. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).
Hyundai Santa Fe Platinum
Hyundai Santa Fe Platinum is an offer for those who are looking for a D-SUV with top-end equipment, which will be especially appreciated during long-distance trips. The top version of the Platinum with a hybrid drive cost $213,900. (4 c.u. = 1 USD). On the other hand, the diesel option, which is only available with the Platinum trim level, costs $235,900. (4 c.u. = 1 USD), which is 9,700 c.u. (4 c.u. = 1 USD) less than its predecessor with a 2.2 CRDI engine. Considering the fact that the new model has equipment that in its predecessor required the $15,000 Inspiration package. (4 c.u. = 1 USD), the new model in this version is cheaper by as much as 25,000 c.u. (4 c.u. = 1 USD), and at the same time has richer security equipment.
The Platinum trim consists of Executive Edition elements and Navi and Tech packages, as well as Driver Attention Alert (DAW), Safe Exit (SEA), Speed Limit Warning (ISLW), Highway Traffic Assist (HDA), Electric 220 V socket, self-levelling rear axle suspension and 19" alloy wheels for the hybrid version or 20" alloy wheels for the 2.2 CRDI version.
Platinum and Executive versions are also available with a power sunroof available for an additional $5,000. (4 c.u. = 1 USD).
From 2021, the new Santa Fe will be available with an optional Luxury Pack for more refined styling. The exterior package includes special 20-inch wheels and bumpers, front and rear, and body-color side panels instead of matte black. The offer will also include Rear Collision Parking Assist (PCA) and Remote Parking Assist (RSPA), as well as an extremely economical and dynamic plug-in hybrid variant.
With the advent of the new Santa Fe in Russian car dealerships, the SUV lineup has become fully electrified. All Hyundai Santa Fe, Tucson and Kona SUVs are available in a hybrid version. In addition, Hyundai offers 48-volt hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles to Polish customers, providing the widest range of electrified drives.
The new Hyundai Santa Fe, like all models of the brand, is covered by unsurpassed warranty conditions. The term of warranty protection and free service is 5 years without mileage limitation.