The model Hyundai Santa Fe is famous for its good look and comfortable cabin. The mid-size SUV was unveiled in 2001, and since then, its demand has grown incredibly among all classes of people. The car’s third generation will come with a top trim level model that will be known as the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport – Seductive Style:
Constructed with more aluminum and fewer steel materials, the new Santa Fe Sports model will be lighter than the outgoing model. It will be built on the same platform as its predecessor, but its body will look more modern. It will have smooth lines & curves and three classic colors to suit different styles of people.
The grille will get a modification that will make it look more aggressive while the headlights will get the latest LED technology. The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will also spot well-positioned fog lights and a redesigned bumper. The rear end will feature modified exhaust tips and LED taillights. The sides will have alloy wheels and more functional mirrors.
The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is designed to accommodate 5 passengers, just like other mid-size SUVs. The best thing about the cabin is that it will offer enough legroom, shoulder space, and headspace. When it comes to materials, there will be a quality leather and other soft materials complimented by a classic color scheme. Technology wise, the Hyundai car will have a refurbished infotainment system and connectivity features such as 4G internet, USB ports, Bluetooth and Smartphone integration. Other technological equipment expected to find its way in the interior of the new vehicle include a powerful sound system with JBL speakers, a navigation unit, and an automatic climate control.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport – Modification Under the Hood:
The new Hyundai car will have two engine choices: 2.0-liter turbo I4 and 2.4-liter I4. The 2.4-liter will be the standard engine and is capable of producing 190 hp and 210 lb-ft. The 2.0-liter engine has a capacity of 265 hp and 288 lb-ft.
The two powerhouses will work with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission system that supports a front-wheel drive and an optional four-wheel drive. The car can accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds and its highest speed is estimated at 135 mph. The fuel consumption is estimated at 18 mpg in city settings and 24 on the highway.
There will be a myriad of safety and security features in the new Santa Fe Sport. Some of them include smart cruise control, dynamic traction control, autonomous highway safety driving system, rearview camera, park distance control, ABS, airbags, keyless entry, seat belts, lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring system.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport – Dispatch Date and Expected Price:
The upcoming model will have a starting price of $25,850. The price of the top model is set at $33,450. The other trim levels will have their prices in the range of the base and top models. Concerning the release date, the Hyundai vehicle will hit the market in the last quarter of 2016.
The main rivals of the new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will be the models of the following cars: Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, Mitsubishi Outlander, Jeep Compass, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Rogue, Acura RDX and Volkswagen Tiguan.