2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Review, Engine

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is a mid-size sporting utility vehicle whose production by the Korean automobile giant, Hyundai Motors is currently ongoing. It is named for the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico and forms the basis of the following review:

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Front

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior and Interior Features

The entire 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is to be significantly lighter than its predecessors by reason f having been manufactured by use of lighter and tougher materials such as Aluminum and high-strength steel. It is to have a redesigned grille on the front fascia, LED running lights, large air intakes, big bumper, sharp-looking headlights, sleek fog lights, rain-sensing wipers, rear defogger, brand new taillights, upgraded exhaust system, big alloy wheels, and upgraded suspension, alongside other elegant features. In general, it is to have an aggressive look and available in three extra colors to choose from.

The interior of the new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is to be so spacious as to be able to accommodate around 5 to 7 adult passengers at a time depending on the precise configuration with enough room to move around. It is to have a very beautiful trim; a relaxed atmosphere; three rows of well-spaced seats that are upholstered using leather; enough cargo room; modern automatic climate control system; newly-developed infotainment system which contains among others wireless Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity, USB ports, and 4G Internet; JBL audio system, and a slightly bigger screen, among other elegant features.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Interior

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine and Performance

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe shall have different kinds of engines depending upon the target market and the respective trim level. Those units destined for the US market will have either a 2.4-liters V4 engine, the 2.0-liters turbo-charged V4 engine, or the 3.3-liters V6 engine respectively.

Those destined for markets outside the US will have either a 2.0-liters V4 that is to produce around 137 kW (184 horsepower) and 297 pound-feet of torque, or a 2.2-liters diesel four-pot engine which is to generate around 149 KW (200 horsepower) and 325 pound-feet of torque. Both engines are to be accompanied by a six-speed auto transmission which distributes power to either the front or all wheels. It is to consume significantly less fuel by virtue of having been constructed using premium and light materials. The new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe will consume around 26 miles per gallon of fuel on highway drives and 19 miles per gallon on city drives. It is set to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in around 6 seconds and is to attain the top speed of about 185 miles per hour.

In order to enhance the safety as well as the navigation of new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, it is equipped with certain safety and navigational features as 100-megapixel rearview camera, 360-degree around view monitor, autonomous emergency braking, autonomous highway safety driving, blind spot detection, passenger airbags, safety belts, keyless starting system, and smart cruise control, among others.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Rear

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Release Date and Price

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is to be officially released for sale in the second half of the year 2016.The exact price of this sporting utility vehicle is still unknown. However, speculation is rife that it is to retail for an average price of approximately $32,000 which is to be lower or higher depending on the respective configuration or trim level.

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