The newest model from the company’s lineup is the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Santa Fe is a three-row 7-passenger SUV and it is a really popular family vehicle. It offers lots of room and a few impressive features. High safety ratings and three rows chair only add a little bit to its validity. Speaking of competition, Santa Fe will face opponents like Kia Sorento, Honda Pilot, GMC Acadia, Ford Explorer and Mazda CX-9. This SUV was introduced in 2016 Chicago Auto show as a fourth-gen vehicle.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Overview
The manufacturer made some big steps ahead when it comes to Santa Fe’s exterior. Santa Fe shares a few cues with Hyundai Kona. The headlights are moved down along with LED daytime running lights will require that location. The front grille will feature more rounded edges, just like on Kona model. The rear door glass is taller and rear quarter glass is now considerably larger.
The mirrors are lowered and are placed below the beltline. Hyundai made a decision to alter the body furthermore, with a few decrease body lines are reshaped too. At the rear, the taillights are sleeker and will feature LED design, which is equally useful and seems contemporary. However, the exhaust outlets will stay unchanged. The new model will measure 187.8 inches and width 74 inches.
This model is more compact if we compared it with the current Santa Fe model. The previous model measure 193 inches tip to tail. However, the new one model will have a longer wheelbase. This will give better stability to SUV and the interior room will get considerably more space. However, for this measures, the new SUV can accumulate six or seven passengers. Like from the current one model the newest will be offered using four trim levels SE, Limited, SE Ultimate and the top-of-the-line Limited Ultimate.
Interior Design and Features
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe includes the absolutely designed interior. The producer decided to tone things down a little bit. However, the dash is completely new and it’ll get a flatter design with few gentle layers been added. The 6-inches display will be offered as normal, while the 8-inch touchscreen is optional. The phone connectivity will even feature Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The 2019 Santa Fe will utilize the same Infinity audio system but will feature 12 speakers. The chairs will undergo different design, with a few new materials coming online. There is three seats configuration offered, the 2nd-row bench splits and slides forward to make more room back in the 3rd row. Safety Features In this part, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe won’t absence from other models within this section.
The model 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will be only available from the U.S.. This model is quite popular and it comes with much more features than the conventional one. But, we have to mention that this model only comes with two row of chairs. We expect two engine options in this one model. Like the current one model, we can expect 2.4-litre GDI four-cylinder that’ll deliver approximately 300 HP. The 2.0L twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder with the output of 264 HP is the next one.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine
The newest model 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is arriving with couple of engines, based upon the market. A 3.3-liter V6 is one of the most effective engines in its class and it might create 290 HP and 255 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, this engine includes 6-speed automatic gearbox, which may be an issue for a number of customers. Most of Santa Fe’s competitions offer transmissions with more gears. But then again, this engine works well and will provide smooth and easy gear changes.
Front-wheels drive is normal whereas all-wheel drive is an alternative as well. There are also rumors that will company launch some engines in other markets like 2.0-liter, 2.2-liters and two diesel engines. The manufacturer may also offer HTRAC system or digital four-wheel drive system with assorted drive manners.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Towing Capacity and Hybrid
When it comes to towing capacity, 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe model provides finest. If you need a spacious vehicle that can haul a little vessel, car trailer, camping trailer this model is perfect for you. The upcoming model that will launch shortly 2019 Santa Fe can tow up to 5,000 pounds. It has a maximum cargo capacity of 80 cubic feet.
The creation of this model has not happened to this season. From some rumors, the company will unveil its new model in near future with a hybrid engine. The speculation is that will be powered with the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder unit with an electric motor that can use lithium batteries. This combination provides around 300 horsepower with torque level of 252 lb/ft. We are still waiting for some official confirmation in the company.
Price and Release Date
The forthcoming 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is also cheaper than Honda Pilot however a little more costly than the model Nissan Pathfinder. The price of new Santa Fe is around $32,000. The Restricted package will start at $36,000, and Ultimate package cost 45,000.
However, the all-wheel drive will probably be there to get an additional $1,800. With the Ultimate package, you’ll get just about all of the optional equipment, including all-wheel-drive. Santa Fe is likely to go out in the first weeks of 2019.