The Hyundai Santa Fe too is up for a makeover. Already one of the most modern-looking cars in its segment, the facelift makes the styling even sharper. The interior now gets more features and the engine could get a small re-tune. Pricing will be more or less the same.
Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift Preview
Hyundai Santa Fe is one of the most popular SUVs across the globe and has also attained remarkable sales figures, however in the Indian subcontinent it was underrated due to established rivals like Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Chevrolet Captiva. Considering tough competition in the segment, the company introduced its third generation back in 2014 that wore a contemporary suit and looked majestic. The response from the third generation was fair enough and now Hyundai is looking forward to launch the face-lifted Santa Fe in the Indian auto-market very soon. The upcoming Santa Fe Facelift gets major changes on the outside, especially the facia and the sides. The auto-giant has this time offered Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift with slightly altered front profile featuring Chrome front grille, all new Front bumper and LED Fog lamps with chrome surrounding while the side profile showcases Chrome lined windows and Polished new 10 spokes alloy wheels. The rear profile alsogets subtle changes such as Redesigned Tail lights, Restyled Bumper with new reflectors andTrapezoidal chrome exhausts. Inside, the 2016 Santa Fe will feature modified dashboard with altered tail lamp, new garnish on the knee pads and upgraded textures. Furthermore, this upcoming SUV will also come loaded with fresh features like Around View Monitoring (AVM), Smart Navigation System, JBL premium sound system with 10 speakers and Parking assist.
Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift Engine & Transmission
It is reported that Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift will come powered by the existing engine i.e. 2.2 Litre 4-cylinder Turbocharged diesel mill. This engine is a Euro 6 emission compliant and is also reported to churn slightly improved power and torque of 202 PS and 441 Nm respectively. In addition, this car is anticipated to be offered in both manual and automatic transmission gearboxes like the outgoing model.
Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift Expected mileage
Fuel efficiency of the refurbished Santa Fe is anticipated to slightly increase with the improved technology. Anticipations are that this exceptional SUV from country’s second largest seller will deliver fuel efficiency of around 14 – 16 kmpl.
Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift Expected price
With improved technology, restyled exteriors and added features, the Santa Fe Facelift is anticipated to be launched with marginal increase in price i.e. somewhere in the price bracket ofRs. 27 lakh to Rs. 32 lakh.
Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift Expected launch date
Hyundai Motors launched the third generation of Hyundai Santa Fe back in 2014 and since then the SUV has not undergone any facelift therefore anticipations are that the auto-major will not delay the launch of the revamped Santa Fe and will launch it around Jun 2017 – Aug 2017.
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