Hyundai recalls 2347 units of Santa Fe
May 26, 2014: Korean car maker Hyundai Motors has recalled 2347 units of SUV Santa Fe being sold in Indian car market. The units recalled were sold between 2011 and 2013. According to reports the units were suffering from the problem of defective brake lamp switch which might create problem and may cause an accident, however so far no accident has take place due to such issue. The Korean car maker has asked its dealers to replace the defective part free of cost and is intimating the buyers of SUV during the determined period.
Generation next Santa Fe launched in Indian Auto Expo
February 5, 2013: Hyundai Motors India Limited has launched the generation next Hyundai Santa Fe in Indian Auto Expo with price tag of Rs. 26, 30,000 for base model. The new Santa Fe is introduced with huge fleet of various remarkable features to provide complete luxurious experience to passengers. It is powered with 3rd Generation 2.2L CRDi engine equipped with e-VGT turbocharger. This engine is based on company’s R series engine concept and develops the power of 197 PS at 3,800 rpm and torque of 42.9 kgm at rpm from 1800 to 2500. It will deliver an average of 14.74 kmpl (MT-ARAI certified) and 13.01kmpl (AT-ARAI certified).
Hyundai may launch new Santa Fe in Indian Auto Expo
December 18, 2013: Indian Auto Expo coming closer with each passing day, every day new reports are coming regarding unveil and launch of new cars during the show. It is reported that Korean car maker Hyundai which was supposed to launch the facelift Santa Fe sometimes during next year, will unveil and launch the new Santa Fe during the upcoming Auto Expo. The new Santa Fe is bestowed with various remarkable features which are integrated keeping requirements of generation next in concern.
Facelift Santa Fe to be introduced in Indian car market
December 4, 2013: With an objective of strengthening its position in Indian car market South Korean car making company Hyundai Motors is going to introduce facelift version of Santa Fe in the early months of 2014. The major features that have been introduced in facelift Santa Fe are related with cosmetic changes on both exteriors and interiors. As far as engine configuration is concerned company will continue the same 2.2 litre diesel engine developing the power of 195 and available with both six speed automatic and manual transmission system.
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe to launch soon
Santa Fe Expert Review
Hyundai Santa Fe is an incredible initiative by Hyundai Motors India Limited (HMIL) the Indian arm of Korean car maker Hyundai Motors. Offered in 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive option the new Santa Fe is one of the best SUV available in country for luxurious SUV lovers. Apart from being a powerful SUV, the exteriors and interiors of Santa Fe are perfect illustrations of style and comfort merged in one machine. Bestowed with 2.2 litre CRDI diesel with displacement capacity of 2199cc, the new Santa Fe is designed to be a fuel efficient vehicle in its segment. The worth mentioning feature offered in this SUV is presence of all necessary safety measures adorned it, thus providing not only comfort travelling experience to passengers but also a safe travel. The impressive safety features mounted in Santa Fe includes air bags for all passengers, ABS+EBD, active headrest, rollover sensor, ESO. Central door locking system, parking sensor and various others.
Santa Fe Mileage and Fuel Efficiency
|Hyundai Santa Fe Models
|Hyundai Santa Fe 2WD MT
|Hyundai Santa Fe 2WD AT
|Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD AT
With an average of 13.0 kmpl on highway and 10.0 in urban area is quite impressive, especially offered with various luxurious comfort and stylish features.
Santa Fe Models and Features
|Santa Fe Models
|Hyundai Santa Fe 2WD MT
|This is the base variant of Santa Fe which is equipped with 2.2 litre CRDi diesel engine with displacement capacity of 2199 cc. The major interesting features offered in exteriors and interiors of this base version include impressive radiator grille, headlight cluster and newly designed taillight cluster on the exterior front. The interiors are offered with three row comfort seats for seven passengers, air conditioner vents for passengers sitting on second and third rows, rear centre arm rest, sun and glass holders, high defined audio system etc.
|Hyundai Santa Fe 2WD AT
|Apart from being blessed with same engine configuration, this version of Santa Fe is equipped with six speed automatic transmission system. The major noteworthy features offered in this variant includes, headlight clusters blessed with xenon headlamps with LED lights along with side turn indicators, front bumper with broader wide air dame along with fog lamps, and enhanced boot lid at rear side. The interiors are developed with dual tone color combination supported with metallic garnish, touchscreen infotainment system, multi-functional steering wheel etc.
|Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD AT
|This top end variant apart from sharing some common features offered in both above mentioned variants is equipped with some additional features including 12 way adjustable driver seat, electrically adjustable outside mirrors followed by option of automatic folding, rain sensing wipers, cruise control system, touchscreen audio system supporting connectivity with USB, AUX-In and Bluetooth and many more.
Santa Fe Colors:
The new Santa Fe SUV is offered in dynamic wine red, sleek silver, pure while, golden orange, twilight blue, star dust, silky beige and phantom black colors.
Santa Fe engine, power and performance:
Hyundai has launched Sana Fe equipped with 2.2 litre, CRDi diesel engine, with displacement capacity of 2199 cc and mounted with 4 cylinders and 16 valves with DOHC for improved fuel efficient performance. The engine develops the power of 191 bhp at 3800 rpm and torque of 420 Nm at rpm varying between 1800 and 2500. The engine is coated with six speed manual transmission system and also with six speed automatic transmission system. The Santa Fe is offered with option of two wheel and four wheel drive.
Santa Fe Pick up and acceleration:
Talking about pick and acceleration of Santa Fe it would not be wrong to say that this SUV is undoubtedly equipped with power performing engine. The based variant which is equipped with six speed manual transmission system accelerates the speed of 100 kmph in the span of 11.5 seconds and reaches the top speed of 190 kmph. Driving vehicle on 3rd gear it instantly reaches the speed of 130 kmph. Apart from this with an impressive average of 13.0 kmpl on highway buyers will enjoy a pleasant drive while going for long drive.
Santa Fe Interiors and Features:
The interiors of new Santa Fe are blessed with various unique features, before moving ahead it would be interested that spacious cabin and comfort seating rows are designed to provide comfort travelling experience to all passengers. The wooden interiors along with metal garnish on door handles give the interiors a royal look. Similarly the metallic garnish of doors and dashboard further enhances the looks of interiors and makes it more gracious and elegant in its segment. The major worth mentioning features offered in interiors include tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls mounted on it, dual zone climate control facilitating the passengers to adjust temperature according to their requirement, the driver seat is adjustable in 8 ways while the seat nearby driver seat can be adjusted in 4 ways. The second row seat can be adjusted in ratio of 60:40, while the seats of third row can be adjusted in ratio of 50:50. Power windows for both front and rear passengers, cluster ionizer, MT Shift indicator, driver window followed by pinch guard auto down and up, sun visors, vanity mirrors, dual sun glass holder, trip computer and many more.
Santa Fe exteriors and features:
The exteriors of Santa Fe are perfect mix of both luxurious and sportier features designed according to requirements of generation next buyers. The front grille placed at front fascia has received chrome garnish followed by symbol of H exhibiting the name of company in centre. Apart from projector headlamps fog lamps are designed to offer complete visibility in worst atmospheric conditions. The side profile of SUV is developed with body colored heat ORVMs, which along with body colored door handles and wheel arches further enhance the side profile of vehicle. Moving towards the rear integration of light cluster and brake lights on the rear spoiler gives a unique look to the rear of Santa Fe. The handle of tail gate is lengthy and makes it easier of passengers to place their luggage without any discomfort.
Safety features offered in Santa Fe:
The Santa Fe SUV is miles ahead from existing SUV on matter of safety measures and thus offers a safe travelling experience to everyone. It is offered with six airbags, electronic stability program (offered in top end variant), ABS with brake assist system, EBD, seat belt warning, keyless entry, crash sensor, engine check warning, electric ORVMs, day-night rear view mirrors, central locking system and various others.
Santa Fe driving and handling:
The braking system of Santa Fe has been powered with ABS+EBD braking system. The front wheels are equipped with disc brakes while the rear brakes are bestowed with advanced disc brakes. Moving ahead the front suspension system if offered with McPherson strut type suspension system, while the rear suspension system is offered multi link suspension system.
Santa Fe Accessories:
The fascinating accessory items offered with Hyundai Santa Fe are high defined multimedia system with 6 CD charger, MP3 player supporting connectivity with USB, AUX in and iPod, dual zone automatic temperature control system, cluster ionizer offering clean air to passengers.
Santa Fe Conclusions:
No doubt without any second concept Santa Fe is one of the best SUV’s present in Indian car market in current scenario but its high price may hesitate buyers with fixed income to go for it.