New Hyundai Santa Fe: the first video and the date of the premiereFebruary 7, 2018
Presentation of the fourth-generation Hyundai SUV will take place this month.
Design of the exterior and interior of the new Santa Fe Koreans revealed the day before, spreading a couple photos of Hyundai models. True, then the crossover showed only full face. Now, Hyundai has published a video that shows the “feed” of the SUV. In addition, the video shows the date – February 21. Probably, this day will be a full-fledged presentation of Santa Fe of the fourth generation.
Also, the company named the length and width of the new Santa Fe – 4,770 and 1,890 mm respectively. Thus, the crossover has become 70 mm longer and 10 mm wider than its predecessor. The remaining dimensions are not yet disclosed. The height of the third generation model is 1,680 mm, the wheelbase is 2,700 mm.
In South Korea, pre-orders for the new Santa Fe are already being accepted. There the crossover is offered with all-wheel drive HTRAC, gasoline turbo engine 2.0 and turbodiesel 2.0 and 2.2, transmission – eight-band “automatic”. The characteristics of the engines in the company were not disclosed. Apparently, the engines got a novelty from the predecessor: the third Santa in Korea is presented with a 240-horsepower petrol engine 2.0T GDi, diesels 2.0 e-VGT and 2.2 e-VGT with a return of 186 and 202 hp. respectively.
The list of crossover equipment included a warning system about the lateral traffic from the rear, which, in order to avoid a collision when leaving in reverse in poor visibility and limited space, warns the driver and then automatically applies the brakes. The model also provides a safe exit system: it prevents accidents with vehicles approaching from behind, temporarily blocking doors so that passengers can leave the cabin in a safe environment.
European premiere of the new generation Hyundai Santa Fe will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show.