Last June, Hyundai released the first pictures of the Santa Fe facelift. The car carries a groundbreaking exterior design, along with many accompanying driver aids.
However, the details of the engine and drivetrain of this model have only been released through the latest announcement. Accordingly, Hyundai will equip the new Santa Fe with three engine options. The first is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder Smartstream engine that will be sold to replace the 2.4-liter engine in the current version. The power generated will be 191 hp at 6,100 rpm and maximum torque at 246 Nm at 4,000 rpm. Vehicles using this engine will be equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Next is a four-cylinder Smartstream engine, a 2.5-liter turbocharged capacity with the ability to produce maximum power of 277 hp at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 421 Nm at 3,500 rpm. /minute. Power will be transmitted to the wheels through an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Hyundai says the engine will improve fuel consumption by 5% compared to the type currently on the market.
Santa Fe 2021 is also the first car to be equipped by Hyundai with a hybrid drive system with amazing fuel efficiency. The powertrain will consist of a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, coupled with an electric motor powered by a li-ion battery capable of generating power. up to 64 kW, producing total output at 225 hp and peak torque of 264 Nm.
In the hybrid version, Hyundai will equip the Santa Fe with the AWD HTRAC drive system as standard. The system will include drive modes such as Sand, Mud, Snow, Eco, Normal, Sportm Smart, and support with vector traction technology. Other versions of the Santa Fe 2021 will also be able to retrofit this drivetrain as an option.
Regarding other changes, the new Hyundai Santa Fe owns an impressive exterior design with LED headlights neatly designed on the sides of the grille, higher than before and LED bulbs arranged in position. new mind. Like Palisade, the Santa Fe 2021 is designed by Hyundai to separate the T-shaped LED daytime lights instead of the previous hook style.
The air intakes in the front bumper are also enlarged to create a aggressive look for the car. Vehicles equipped with standard 20-inch wheels with a new design, in addition to existing wheel options. The rear lights are redesigned with a delicate LED strip connecting the two sides. In addition, the rear bumper has also been revised to look more impressive.
The new Santa Fe’s interior has a central pedestal with a new design, giving a more modern feel when the gear lever is removed and replaced with an electric button, while adding more buttons. The new 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system while the 12.3-inch full digital instrument cluster appears behind the steering wheel, and the software is updated with a more beautiful interface. Behind, the luggage compartment is slightly enlarged, the seats are upholstered in Nappa leather with beautiful diamond details.
Hyundai says the sound-absorbing system has been upgraded to improve the noise and vibration of the car while operating. The new platform also brings the car significant improvements in crash safety. Hyundai says that by using a multi-load beam structure, hot stamping and integrated ultra-high strength steel plate, the platform allows the Santa Fe to better absorb the impact of a collision while minimizing cabin distortion.
The Korean car company equips the new Santa Fe with driver assistance technologies such as lane keeping assist, high-speed driving assistance, visual blind spot monitoring, driver warning, and passenger control Smart process, front and rear brake distance warning and parking assist. A number of other technologies such as front-collision cover, cross-vehicle alert, and blind spot collision warning are part of the SmartSense package.
The gasoline-powered versions of the Hyundai Santa Fe 2021 will be made in Alabama, the US while the hybrid version will be made in Korea. Hyundai will start selling this model from the end of this year and the hybrid version will be early next year.
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