2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is a midsize crossover and an affordable family car by the Korean giant automobile maker the Hyundai. This model has been redesigned to provide comfort and luxury especially in all kind of terrains, and several facelift have been made to this car. It shall be offered as either sports model or the full-sized model, the Santa Fe was initially launched way back in the year 2000, and the current model of the Santa Fe is the 2012 models design, therefore due to this gap, 2017 shall have intense adjustments both under the hood and the visual appearance.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Exterior and Interior Changes
The significant features that have been improved in the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe include the front and rear fascia which is now refreshed. The latest incorporation of the Projector LED headlights not only uses minimal energy but also provides better visual, especially during the night. The front grille has been restyled and now features three bars in it, also available are the daytime running lights and redesigned taillights. A variety of wheel designs will be offered mainly depending on the trim level.
The inside of 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe has been improved, it now looks sportier, and 5-7 Seater options are available. There are ample leg and leg room offered for improved comfort. The seats are leather wrapped, and they can easily be adjusted to four various spatial arrangement. The drivers seats provide 10-way power adjustable settings and are adjusted according to the drivers convene. The infotainment features that are available in the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe include; a 6-speaker audio system, USB connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, GPS tracking system, a 4.3-inch touchscreen display that provides easier navigation of the car as well as entertainment of the occupants. A satellite radio for communication and a CD player are also available; the steering wheel has audio and cruises control buttons mounted on it for convenience and easy reach by the driver. A dual zone air conditioning system is offered and this, in turn, provides the best internal environment by the user’s preference. For the safety purposes, the available safety features installed are a digital pressure indicators, airbags, stability control system, traction control, safety seat belts, child seat anchors, and safety locks among other features.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Engine and Performance
As seen under the powertrains of other Santa Fe models, there shall be 3-power options available. The first standard is a 2.2 L V4 engine that is capable of generating 190 hp and the EPA ratings being 20 mpg while in the city and 27 mpg while on highways. The second engine option is a 2.0L V4 turbocharged engine capable of generating an output power of 265 hp, and this engine provides a fuel economy of 19 mpg in the city, and 27 mpg while in highways. The third engine option is an e-4WD hybrid power train. This engine is a 3.3 L V6 twin turbocharged capable of generating an output power of 290 hp and an electric motor, the gasoline engine powers the front wheels and the motor will power the rear wheels.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe – Price and Release Date
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is expected to be availed to the market anytime in the year 2016, and the base price is approximated to be $24,950 while the seven Seater trim model will be a sale at $31,150 and for the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will go at a price of $35,000.