For more than fifteen years now, Hyundai Santa Fe has been leading the way among other SUVs in the same category which made it quite popular in the entire world. This model was last restyled in 2013 which made it continue leading the world in terms of technology, performance and comfort to the users. But, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe will be coming with different and new features that will make it best among the competitors.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe: Interior and Exterior Changes
Their exterior is going to change little when to compare with the exterior of the predecessors. The changes will be centered mainly on the exhaust system as well as front headlights. But even with the changes coming on 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, it will still be recognized. Another thing about the outer look is that users will have more color options to select from. Also, there is going to be the reduction in the body weight of this vehicle with the construction of the body with lightweight material. The weight reduction will enhance not just the performance but also the fuel economy.
The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is coming with the features that will make more people desire to make it their best choice when it will be released. The interior is coming with perfectly decorated and quality seats. The seats are designed with the main focus on the comfort and pleasure of users. There are also other usual technology systems. Some of them include: multi-functional steering wheel, climatic control, navigation system, USB ports, Bluetooth, hands-free calling coupled with BlueLink touchscreen infotainment system and satellite radio.
Engines and Safety
In power wise, 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe will be coming with well engineered engine option. The already known engine is a 2.0-lite four-cylinder Turbocharged gas engine. It is also expected that the automaker will offer this vehicle with a 3.3-liter V6 engine with ability to produce 290 horses. The engine power will be transmitted through 6-speed automatic transmission system. There will also be manual transmission system as option for those that prefer manual over automatic. Fuel economy is going to be 17 mpg for city and 26 mpg on highway.
Lots SUVs will compete with 2018 Santa Fe when it will hit the market. Majority of the rivals will be coming from Japanese and German automakers. There will also be some American auto brands that can stand on the way of this vehicle. The safety features include: Traction control, seatbelts, stability control, airbags, lane departure monitoring, cruise control, climatic control, forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring and others. In fact, it is is loaded with the enough security and safety features that will guarantee safety of the users.
Estimated Price and Arrival
The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is expected to make it to the market before the end of 2016 or within 2017. But the information has not been confirmed by the automaker. The price is expected to start from $30,800 and well loaded variants can go for $37,000.