Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 Review

Santa Fe was first released in 2001. The mid-size SUV got a warm welcome in the Asian auto-markets and other markets that have high demand for affordable luxury vehicles. The South Korean automaker has been releasing new models of the car, and all have proven to meet many needs of customers. With the mid-size SUV market becoming more competitive, the automaker will have no choice other than to keep upgrading this car. The corporation has already unveiled a new model, which will be Hyundai Santa Fe 2017. The new Hyundai SUV will come with more appealing exterior and interior and improved performance. It will suit people who love mid-range luxury cars.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 front

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 – Beautiful Exterior:

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 will use the platform available in the outgoing models to design its new mid-size SUV. The car will, however, get significant changes made to improve its appearance and performance. The entire body will be glazed by elegant lines and curves, which will give the car a new sport look. There will be the use of lighter alloys, made to improve the fuel efficiency of the car. There will also be three colors to choose from.

The Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 SUV front fascia will get major modifications. There will be a new, aggressive grille and redesigned LED headlights and well-positioned fog lights. Front bumper will also be modified to resemble that of a modern SUV. Rear fascia will have LED tail lights and redesigned exhaust pipe tips. Suspension system will be upgraded to improve on driving.

When it comes to the interior, Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 will have a seating space capable of fitting 5 passengers. Using fine quality leather and other soft materials, the seats will be quite luxurious and comfortable. With spacious interior and comfortable seats, the new Hyundai car will offer very smooth rides on all kinds of roads.

In addition, the Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 interior will spot an infotainment system with a larger LCD touchscreen. The infotainment system will be boosted by an audio system with JBL speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi, USB ports, MP3 ports and 4G internet. On the safety part, the new Santa Fe will come with rear view camera, smart cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, autonomous highway safety driving and blind spot detection.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 interior

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 – Under the hood:

At least 4 engine options will be available for the new Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 CUV. The automaker will come up with different engines for different markets. The main engine will be a 2.4-liter I4 diesel, capable of generating 190 horsepower and 297 lb-ft of torque. Another engine will be a 3.3-liter V6, with a capacity of 290 hp and 250 lb-ft.

There will also be a 2.0-liter Turbocharged I4, capable of generating 264 horsepower and 384 lb-ft. In addition, there will be a 2.2-liter VGT I4 diesel, capable of generating 200 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. All these engines will come with variants, so the powertrain of the new Santa Fe is well taken care of.

The engines will be paired with a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission system. The car will use a front-wheel drive, with four-wheel drive being an option. Fuel consumption will be up to 18 mpg in cities and 25 mpg highways.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 rear

Hyundai Santa Fe 2017 – Competition and Pricing:

The new Santa Fe will cost less than most mid-size SUVs out there. Starting price will be around $32,000. It will be a perfect car for those who cannot afford SUVs from top brands like BMW and Ford. The car is expected to be released in the last quarter of 2016. Most markets outside Asia will get it in the second quarter of 2017.

The new Hyundai SUV will face rivalry from Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Jeep Compass, Chevrolet Equinox, Nissan Rogue, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Volkswagen Tiguan, Toyota RAV4 and Acura RDX.

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