Geneva motor show is started and various Cars are unveiled like the Mercedes AMG GT 4-Door Coupe, Range Rover SV Coupe, Jaguar I-Pace, and various concepts too like the Tata’s E-vision Electric sedan, Ssangyong e-SIV concept and VW’s I.D Vizzion. And Hyundai don’t want to stay behind. Today, Hyundai reveals the fourth-generation Santa Fe at the ongoing Geneva International Motor Show 2018. This is the first time that the new-gen Santa Fe has made its public debut and the SUV will officially go on sale in the US markets in the summer of 2018. The new-gen Santa Fe will be available in the standard five-seater option and a long-wheelbase seven-seater option as well. Along with petrol and diesel motors, Hyundai is also planning to launch the New-Generation Santa Fe in a hybrid and plug-in hybrid version too.
The new Hyundai Santa Fe gets the choice of three, four-cylinder engine options- a 2.4-litre GDI and other 2-litre turbocharged petrol engines along with the new 2.2-litre CRDi turbocharged diesel engine. All three engines will come mated to an 8-speed automatic torque converter as standard.
In terms of designing, the new Santa Fe has gone through a major evolution. At front, you’ve got Hyundai’s signature cascading grille with composite lightings like the Kona comprising LED daytime running lights positioned on top of the twin LED headlights as individual units. This new-gen Santa Fe is grown in size too now it measures 4750 mm in length, has a width of 1879, and an increased wheelbase of 2766 mm.
The cockpit is also slightly redesigned, it comes with premium quality interior with a horizontal and roomy layout and enhanced visibility. The dashboard now gets a new touchscreen infotainment system buttons, equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There’s also an available Qi wireless charging pad for compatible Android and recent Apple devices.
On the safety front, the new Santa Fe gets features like – forward collision-avoidance assist, blind-spot collision warning, safe exit assist, lane keeping assist, driver attention warning, rear view monitor with parking guidance, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist and many more.