Hyundai has planned to present the 3rd generation Santa Fe as 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe. The first Hyundai Santa Fe model has introduced in the markets 15 years ago and since then the company has had great success with this model. Since a major overhaul for this model has been due, it seems Hyundai had been saving it for this 2018 Santa Fe as a number of changes will be featured in this upcoming model. This 2018 Santa Fe will be coming in two different versions which are Santa Fe Sport and Grand Santa Fe.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe – Power Expectations
A 3.3-liter V6 engine will sit underneath the hood of this SUV. The output produced by this engine will be 252 lb-ft of torque and a horsepower of 290 hp. A 2.0-liter engine has also been suspected to be used, but there’s no confirmation regarding such.
A 6-speed automatic transmission system will be used with the engine along with a 2 wheel drive configuration. It has also been said that an excellent braking system will be incorporated into this vehicle.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe – Exterior and Interior Changes
The exterior body of this upcoming 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe has got an array of upscale refinements.Its front fascia is the most prominent section housing changes. First off, the grille features a number of horizontal slats, and a chrome border has been given to this grille.
The headlights appear to have a stylish modification as it has been extended towards its front wheel base. A strip of LEDs run through the lowermost section of this headlight. The sections holding the fog lights have been wonderfully cast out as a stylish and a sharp chrome border accents it.
The wide air intake in the middle section of its front bumper has been featured with thick chrome borders. Plastic claddings have been continued to the rest of its body. One can see that the roof rails have been extended from the front all the way to its rear portion.
Taking a look at its rear portion, the overhang has just the right size of not protruding too much. The tailgate has also met with some revisions, and it also holds a new design.
There’s a treat for the customers in the interior cabin of this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe as there is a host of changes in this cabin. Although the entire/overall layout of this cabin is same as that of its predecessor, new design elements have been added to it.
Most importantly, there will be a larger touchscreen display which complements the upgrades that the infotainment system will get. The seats are made more plush and comfortable with leather upholstery.
The door panels will feature revision in controls, more legroom will be opened up, the AC vents will be redesigned, and rear seats will have a folding option for opening up more cargo storage space.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe – Price and Release Date
The price of this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe has been expected to start from $31,500. Expect this new Hyundai Santa Fe to come out during late 2017 or during early 2018.