Korean carmaker Hyundai brings updates to a current third generation Hyundai Santa Fe. First of all, this full-size crossover has a great popularity in America and also worldwide. New 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe adopts requirements from their customers. Who they are? Usually, it is a family with a few members or other people who need a comfortable vehicle for the journey. Further, engineers have changed quarter elements into Hyundai Santa Fe Sports model. Beside it, you can again expect a longer version with three rows of seats. In this case, the cabin can accommodate seven occupants, so we call it a family vehicle that will have good sales in the US market. Especially, we emphasize its excellent safety since IIHS awarded it with Top Safety Pick +. Now you found many good reasons to purchasing.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Exterior
Firstly, the exterior design looks like more different than the previous one. Regardless of selected version, (two-row, five-passenger Santa Fe Sport, and the three-row, seven-passenger Santa Fe) exterior design will be modern. The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe gets big changes on the front fascia. For example, standard model comes with three-bar grille and horizontal fog lights while the optional model has vertical fog lights and five-bar grille. Further, designers in both cases developed new elements on the rear end. Some of them are taillights, dual exhaust pipes, and additional slight tweaks. For customers who remember the previous model, this is enough.
In addition, sides seem all-new because it includes stylish wheels with different sizes. Keep on mind rocker panels and decorative accents which bring better visually. That’s not all because optional model offers new LED headlights, fog lights and also advances automatic options. In that way, visibility on the roads is increased in any conditions. Detailed observation indicates on more new elements such as colors, or even aerodynamic features.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Interior
Interior of the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe gets smart technologies, new devices, and accessories. Now it will be more comfortable than before and the user interface is easier to management. The carmaker puts main emphasize on the center console with new button layout. Well-equipped trim options include LCD display, infotainment system integrated with Google Maps, navigation, voice call function and much more. Off course, if you don’t know all details you can look closer in interior specs but we now indicate on the most important things. People will have good fun with new entertainment system, wireless connection, phones integration and more.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Safety
Safety features are very well rated, so we truly recommend new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. In the first place, the car maker has thought about passenger protection and installed extra features. In this group belong a few active and passive features, such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, multi-view camera system, forward emergency braking etc. One interesting innovation is Blue Link Guidance which is helpful when you get lost. In this situation, it connects with Google Maps and shows where you are located. After that, the system suggests how to continue the traveling. On top we mentioned IIHS crash test award, furthermore, it also gets five stars according to the NHTSA rating.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Specs
The specification has two engine options available. The basic engine is 2.4-liter four-cylinder unit which generates 185 horsepower. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph takes eight seconds, while top speed is limited to 125 mph. The second option provides more power and we talk about turbocharged 2.0-liter also four-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower. Both engines have smart technologies that optimize them. Some are Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing and direct injection.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Price
Prices depend on the selected engine, version, and other characteristics. For example, basic trim costs around $25,000 and most expensive goes to $41,000. Nissan Murano and Ford Flex present two strongest competitors on the market.