2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Fuel Economy and Price

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Fuel Economy and Price

New 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe was presented earlier this year, at 2017 Chicago Auto Show, showing off its new, refreshed version, with design and feature changes. Big demand on the market for crossovers is making manufacturers to upgrade their vehicles in order to beat the competition and to position themselves as leaders in this segment. But, let’s go back to 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe review, and let’s start with its design specs. This is even more noticeable if we look t the number of producers who are releasing completely new models to enrich their line of SUVs.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe front

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior and News

Exterior of the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is changed slightly and modernized just enough to catch the eye of average SUV buyer. Front grille is now more accentuated and has sharper edges. It is made in rectangular shape. Beside new grille the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe now offers new headlights accents and LED running lamps on its front end. Exterior power mirrors are now power heated and in bodycolor. Deign upgrades are followed by features. This includes both safety and technology upgrades.

Rearview camera is now part of standard gear. Adaptive cruise control can be snagged with a stop-start mode. Other features that come as part of standard equipment for the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe are automatic headlights, remote keyless entry with alarm, daytime running lights, steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise control… etc. A part of innovations for the new model year you will find  Hands-Free Smart Liftgate with Auto Open, which enables easier access to the cargo area for the owners. Seating arrangements for 5, 6 or 7 passengrs are still available, so Hyundai continues to deliver variety.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe rear

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine

There is no changes when it comes to powertrain choices available for the Hyundai Santa Fe. However, all engines will now offer new Drive Mode selection, which includes Sport, Eco and Normal settings. Front wheel and all-wheel drive are available for all versions. Standard engine is a direct-injected 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 185 horsepower. Second engine options is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower. Bigger 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, with three rows, comes with a 3.3-liter Lambda II V6 engine under the hood. This engine is good for 290 hp. When it comes to transmitting the power, all models are paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Fuel economy ratings show that 2018 Santa Fe is more efficient than previous model, and that means that new model will deliver a mile more per parameter with every engine, according  to this brand.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe interior

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Prices and Release Date

Pricing specs for the 2018 Santa Fe are already available, since Hyundai already released its model. Its base MSRP is $30,800, while top trims cost $39,400.

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