2019 Hyundai Santa Fe News
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2018 Santa Fe Sport
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fefive-seater was revealed back in February and officially unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show. In terms of exterior dimensions, the 2019 Santa Fe has:
- a more aggressive grille
- 70 added mm in overall length
- 10 mm wider in width
- a larger wheelbase
The 2019 Santa Fe also has a new eight-speed transmission to complement its 2.4-litre inline four-cylinder GDI engine with an estimated 185 hp, or a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with an estimated 232 hp. There is no diesel option for the two-row Santa Fe in the 2019 model year.
In a push to make shine the Santa Fe in a more family-friendly light, Hyundai is debuting a rear-seat occupant alert to prevent child or pet overheating when left in a vehicle. Read more to learn more.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2018 Santa Fe XL
The bigger 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, which fits seven passengers, mainly flaunts its new diesel engine. This engine will be a 2.2-litre turbocharged unit, producing an estimated 200 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. It is also rumoured to get better fuel economy and towing capacity. As mentioned above, the 2018 Santa Fe XL will still be sold alongside the its successor to give Sherwood Park consumers a seven-seat petrol-powered engine option.
2019 Santa Fe Technology
Higher trims of the 2019 Santa Fe will get:
- AVN 5.0 navigation system
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Optional Qi wireless charging pad for compatible devices
In addition, higher trims of the new Santa Fe will offer rear-seat occupant alert, which will give Cold Lake parents more peace of mind. According to Hyundai, rear-seat occupant alert “detects movement in the rear seats. [A]fter the driver leaves the vehicle it will honk the horn, flash the lights and send a Blue Link alert to the driver’s smartphone via Hyundai’s Blue Link connected car system.”
2019 Hyundai Release Date
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is rumoured to hit Canada late this summer. While you’re anxiously awaiting the arrival of the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, check out River City Hyundai’s inventory today.
*2018 Santa Fe model shown
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