In last 16 years, there has been 3 generations of Santa Fe crossover. Last one was launched in 2013, and after five years, company is going to refresh its lineup as a part of mid-cycle redesign. Mid-size crossover is coming as 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and it is going to offer more infotainment features. Other news include added trims, such as Sport and Grand versions. Nevertheless, exterior enhancements are made on the SUV, while using less heavy materials, such as aluminum and carbon-fiber.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe engine
Power source of 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is going to be new 4-cylinder unit, but displacement is not confirmed yet. Many experts believe it is going to be 2.0-l turbocharged engine. However, this unit can’t deliver too much power and it could be one of the weaknesses. Because of that, a V6 is in plans. With 3.3-l volume, new Santa Fe could bring enough power for all critics. Mated to a 6-speed gearbox, expected outcome is 290 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Estimated fuel economy is in par with competition in mid-size crossover class. Driving is eased with new braking system and handling mechanics.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe redesign
New 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe will get redesigned interior, with many modern infotainment features added to its system. On the other hand, existing are updated and still part of offer. Comfort is boosted with air conditioning system, new seating, cooler and ionizer. Audio system has six discs CD changer, Bluetooth connection and USB ports are standard, while navigation comes optionally. Outside, mid-cycle refresh brings minor changes on grille, bumper and headlights. Doors, hood and roof are almost the same. On rear end, new bumper is installed with sharper lights and LED lightning. Exhaust tips are paired, and overall impression is finished with large 19-inch wheels.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe price
We still have one year until 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe comes out. Not only Asian buyers will get this vehicle, but also European customers and fans in North America. Pricing will be announced soon, and we believe that base model will start from around $31,000.