After 2 years of researching and collecting feedback, recently the car manufacturer from porcelain Kim Chi has just launched the 3rd Hyundai Santafe 2019 and the latest version of the car so far. This is indeed the “darling” of Hyundai with diverse designs and is admired by fans for superior quality, but the price is quite “popular”.
With the launch of two versions SantaFe and SantaFe Sport ( Hyundai Santafe special edition 2018 ), Hyundai has achieved unexpected successes: reaching the top and ranking third in the best-selling lines in the market. The US increased sales by 35% in September – the highest increase for Hyundai’s SUVs to date and help the company maintain a stable position in this market. According to statistics, after the first 9 months of 2014, Hyundai sold a total of 78,000 Santa Fe units.
In terms of exterior, the new Hyundai Santafe has not changed much from the previous generation, to give customers a new look for the car they bought at the end of the year … according to the manufacturer, the 2015 santafe has been changed. The darker grille makes the car stronger and sportier, in addition to four 19 wheels with a strong and sturdy lazang that makes it possible to overcome any obstacle or run into those road with quicksand surface …
|Both Santafe 2018 and santafe special editions come with daytime running lights|
In addition, this 2018 version is also equipped with some technological improvements such as exterior running lights, blind spot mirrors or automatic windows.
|Fog lights on the Hyundai Santafe 2018 Car|
Significant is the “inheritance” of the automatic door opening / closing technology “Hands-Free Smart Liftgate with Auto Open” from the Sonata 2018 series: the driver only needs to put the key in the pocket, stand next to the door within 3 seconds and it will automatically open.
|The automatic power adjustable glass front door and blind spot detection mirror|
Hyundai has announced the 2018 version of the standard Santa Fe and Sport models in the US market with a number of significant changes in the chassis as well as standard equipment. Specifically, both the standard Hyundai Sport SantaF and 2018 Sport have added 32-bit processors for the electric power steering system. According to Hyundai, this change helps Santa Fe to bring a more impressive driving experience.
|Wheels 19 & 18 on Hyundai Santafe 2018|
Other changes include: new paint color (silver Sparking Silver and titanium Platinum Graphite), with automatic opening mode for the back door (no need to touch).
In this new version of hyundai santafe, the exterior design has not changed much but focused on providing the driver with a safe, elegant, sporty and modern driving experience.
|Santafe 2018 Furniture|
|Audio entertainment system on Hyundai santafe 2018|
Interior compartment inside the car with luxurious classic color but still fully integrated with advanced technology features advanced entertainment suitable for your family with 7 people when traveling long days.
Regarding the front frame, Compared to the current Santa Fe, the special edition 2018 is fine-tuned by the Korean automaker’s steering and suspension systems on both Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport. Upgraded steering system with new 32 bit processor. In particular, the driving experience is also significantly upgraded, through the use of a more rigid wheel system and a change in the rear structure that helps the driver to perform tight bends while reducing lack of skid space.
|Hyundai also adjusted the wheel cavity pads as well as the suspension system to enhance the vehicle’s compactness and sound insulation.|
Suspension on the new upgraded version with enhanced bearings and bearing bar bearings, which helps improve side stiffness for the front.
|ESC electronic balancing system on Santafe 2018|
|Hyundai Santafe 2018 also features a hands-free trunk opening function for more convenient luggage placement|
In terms of equipment, Hyundai Santa Fe 2015 is equipped with new standard equipment such as daytime running lights, blind spot detection mirror for the driver and automatic power adjustment window on the side seat. In addition, Hyundai Santa Fe 2018 also has the first time a smart rear door that automatically opens hands-free. Of course, this is only optional equipment on the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe.
Engine & operation
Hyundai Santa Fe 2018 continues to be equipped with standard front-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive for petrol and 2WD versions for diesel engine versions for both the standard version and the special edition Hyundai Santafe 2018. Inside is the interior space of 5, 6 or 7 seats for customers to freely choose.
Hyundai still offers three engine choices: a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine producing 190 horsepower, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 264 horsepower or engine. Lambda II V6 3.3 liter.
|2.2L engine on the Hyundai Santafe 2018 diesel engine|
In particular, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2018 is equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, 2.4 liter capacity, producing a maximum capacity of 190 horsepower. Next is the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with a maximum capacity of 264 horsepower. The corresponding type for the long-wheelbase Hyundai Santa Fe 2019 uses a 3.3-liter V6 engine, producing a maximum capacity of 290 horsepower. All of which is mated to a standard 6-speed automatic transmission.
Hyundai has announced the official price of the 2018 version: In the US market, the price of the Hyundai SantaFe 2018 is priced at $ 24,950 and the large Sport model, with 3 rows of seats for $ 30,150. Customers can also choose between 2 colors: smoke and red.