Hyundai spoke about the hybrid crossover Santa Fe 2021July 2, 2020
The plug-in hybrid version of the South Korean crossover will receive 265 hp. power and 350 Nm of torque. The new Santa Fe / Santa Fe PHEV will go on sale in Europe this September.
The heavily upgraded Hyundai Santa Fe was introduced about a month ago, but during the online debut of the car, the South Korean manufacturer shared only preliminary details about the new product. We now have more detailed information on the European specification for the new Santa Fe, which will be the first Hyundai on the Old Continent to receive the new Smartstream engine.
The 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline unit is used in a hybrid crossover design, where it is equipped with an electric motor with a capacity of 59 horsepower. Available in mono and all-wheel drive configurations, the power plant delivers a peak power of 230 hp. (350 Newton meters). It will be available for order from the first day of sales at Santa Fe in Europe.
Next year, a plug-in hybrid installation will also be offered, the basis of which is the same turbocharged engine, but only now it will be combined with a more powerful 90 hp electric motor. and a 13.8 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery.
In combination with a six-speed automatic transmission that transmits power to all four wheels, the system generates a maximum torque of 265 hp. (350 Nm).
In addition, for customers who are not ready to transfer to electrified cars, Hyundai will also offer an improved version of its 2.2-liter diesel engine. The new engine is equipped with an aluminum block, a new camshaft and a new 2200 bar injection system. The four-cylinder unit provides 202 hp. (440 Nm) and will work with the newly developed eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
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