The Hyundai Company has decided to redesign one of its popular models and produce a three-row crossover – Hyundai Santa Fe 2016. The model is only supposed to see the world in a few months, but we do know some details of its renewed look and technical specifications.
Interior and Exterior Improvements
The general look of the automobile is rather masculine and sporty. It’s the third generation of this model and it should be characterized by the improved aerodynamics due to the redesigned fenders and bumpers. Besides, the car body has been built from the lightweight but solid materials. It’s a little bit longer than the currently existing variant. The car features a large chromed hexagonal grille and aggressive-looking refreshed headlights. Turn indicators are integrated into the side mirrors. Ten-spoke wheels supplement the cosmetic changes.
There are two variants of seat package in Hyundai Santa Fe 2016 – five or seven items included. Now the vehicle fully satisfies the newest safety standards, which include emergency braking, cruise control, autonomous highway driving, back-up camera, and blind spot monitors. Moreover, it is equipped with the powerful sound system and other up-to-date gadgets.
Different countries will get automobiles with various engine options. For example, the model for the USA the most likely is to boast of powerful V6 2.4L diesel and V6 3.3L gasoline engines. However, due to the direct injection technology they are fuel-friendly. They also say there might be a hybrid produced. Korean drivers will be offered Hyundai Santa Fe 2016 with two diesel motors – a 2L one and a 2.2L one featuring 183/199 horsepower and 296/325 lb-ft of torque respectively. All of them will be paired with a six-speed gearcase of an automatic principle.
When the car becomes available for purchase, it will compete with a lot of models in the related niche. They are Nissan Pathfinder, Ford Explorer, Honda Odyssey, and even Kia Sorento. Besides, the price of the basic model is expected to be not less than $31 thousand.