When it comes to top class SUV at economic price Hyundai is one of the first names that might strike. The Asian carmaker is giving its European counterparts a run for their money with highly efficient and elegantly designed vehicles. The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is a Mid-size SUV from the Korean Manufacturers which has been in the market since 2001.
In 2001, it was released as a Compact crossover SUV. It was in the year 2006 when it was changed to a crossover SUV. It comes with a five door front engine body and has both front wheel drive and four wheel drive option. Now it is in its third group of manufacturingwhich started from 2012. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe will also be available in several trim levels like its predecessors. The two major trim levels would be Santa Fe Se and the Santa Fe limited.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Specs
The Santa Fe characteristically has a bit different design than other mid-size SUVs present in the market. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe will have a flat aggressive look. It front hood would be little shorted with a slot like grille have company logo in centre of it. The powerful LED headlights would shed its pointed look and have a more circular structure.
It would also be equipped with highly powerful fog lights. The Limited trim level would have a larger wheel base and large alloy wheels. More information regarding exterior design is yet to be released.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe comes with really cool technological elements like- infotainment system, Bluetooth connect, Wi-Fi hotspot, dual air cooling, satellite navigation, cruise control, seat belts, parking assistance, Radio, air bags, branded music player, central console, etc.
Mid-sized crossovers have gained great acceptance from car lovers all over world due to their body, looks and most importantly engine system. Upcoming 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe seems also to have a great fan following. It is reported to come with some engine variants. First is a 2.4 litre turbo charged engine that produces nearly 190 hp and amazing torque.
This one provides a regular mileage rate of 27 mpg on highways whereas 20 mpg on city streets. Next comes a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo charged drivetrain which can easily generate about 265 hp and considerable torque amount. This 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe variant offers an average mileage rate of 19 mpg on city streets whereas 27 mpg on highways. Finally there can be another drivetrain consisting of a 3.3-liter V6 unit.
Hybrid plug-in models are also on cards. The drivetrains of this car are mated with very equipped transmission system. All wheel drive type seems to have become the preferred drive type. Overall, these powertrain are really good.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Release and Price
Hyundai has till date kept a tight lip about exact release date of 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe or its cost price. It seems to be released by end of this year. Its price range may lie between $25,000 and $ 32,500.