Hyundai and Kia will have a cooperation to introduce the Hyundai Santa Fe for 2016 and it will be started in the beginning of June 2015. It is designed for South Korean market while the official premiere for European market is at 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. For American market, 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe will be the answer with the facelift design. It will be ready for sale during 2016. Customers could choose Santa Fe and new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.
2017 Santa Fe for the current generation was released in 2012 and at this time, people are expecting to see more refreshments, changes and improvements with the complete redesign. The facelift and minor changes are enough to attract buyers.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Changes
All the markets will get several changes for 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. The American market will be presented with the new drive unit to offer while the significant improvement could be seen around the front fascia. There will be redesigned radiator grille as well as new LED headlights. The new bumper is also possible to offer along with the new alloy wheels and the new rear light clusters with the support of internal graphics design.
There are three new color options around the exterior of 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. This car is also made of high-strength steel. It is hard to deny that this upcoming model is well equipped with the more security systems for best protection. The facelift will be the part of its innovation especially the new technology to upgrade all systems and to prevent crashes. The cabin is completed with some new features including new JBL audio system and new infotainment system on dashboard.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Specs
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe for American market will be sold as the Sport variant and it is built to support five people inside. The Santa Fe for standard version is designed with seven seats. Due to its facelift, it is mentioned that the car is possible to have new powertrain with the 2.4 liter, 2.0 liter and 3.3 liter. Those all work with V6 engine. For the four-cylinder 2.2 liter, it is capable to offer the output about 190 horsepower and the fuel economy is 20 city/27 highway mpg while the Sport 2.0T rim has four-cylinder turbocharged engine and 2.0 liter for 265 horsepower and the fuel consumption is 19 city/27 highway mpg. The seven-seater version will have V6 engine and 3.3 liter.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Price and Release Date
The price tag will be announced soon but it is predicted that it will be the same as the predecessor. The Fe Sport will be around $24,950 while the standard Fe will go with $30,150. The premium 2.0T model might offer the cost at $31,250 for 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe.
The 2017 Santa Fe will hit showrooms sometime in 2016, and will of course be sold as a 2017 model.