2016 Hyundai Santa Fe – Review, Sport, Hybrid, Release Date

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe

If you are looking for a family wagon, with great cargo space and excellent fuel economy, then you should consider new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe.

Exterior design and improvements

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will be refreshed in almost every segment in order to stay ahead with its main rivals. Those are: Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer, Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota Highlander. We believe that it will continue to be one the most popular vehicles among families. The Sport model is a bit smaller the than base model. So the larger Hyundai Santa Fe is longer than the Sport for 8.5 inches. As for the design of exterior, new model will be more modern with sharper edges all over the body. The whole front end will be very attractive. The hexagonal grille with horizontal chrome stripes will be slightly redesigned. The headlamps will be narrow and elongated. The air intakes will be a bit larger than before. It will ride on standard 17-inch wheels. However, it will be offered with 19-inch alloys as well.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe front

Interior and equipment

The interior of 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will be quite spacious, functional and modern. The passengers will be placed in three rows of seats. The front seats will be very comfortable and will have better support. It will provide plenty of head and leg room. However, the third row of seats is only for young passengers. Speaking of the equipment, it will come with many standard features. Some of them are: audio system with satellite radio, air conditioning, cruise control, USB, Bluetooth, tilt/telescoping steering wheel etc. It will also be available with leather upholstery, navigation, panoramic sunroof, Infinity audio and so on. As for the safety, it will be provided with airbags, parking sensors, Blind-spot monitors etc.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe cabin

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe engine and MPG

Under the hood of 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will be placed a 3.3-liter V6 engine. This engine will be able to produce 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox. Estimated fuel economy is 18 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined. With AWD, the numbers are 18/24/20 mpg.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe rear

Release date and price

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe should hit the market later this year. When it comes to the pricing, its base price should be around $31,000.

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