India Bound Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift Unveiled In South Korea


Hyundai Santa Fe facelift to hit Indian showrooms by early next year

Hyundai has unveiled its Santa Fe facelift SUV in the south of Korea giving its first impressive look. In terms of its design, this refreshed SUV gets cosmetic changes in the form of reshaped appealing looking bumpers, newly designed headlights as well as a redesigned radiator grille.

Along with these, the company went ahead to offer new wheel designs as well as new taillight along with three new body colors to give variety to the users to choose from. Under the hood, the company has offered the Santa Fe facelift SUV in five trims powering it with two diesel engine options. While its 2.0-litre engine churns out 186 PS of power @ 4,000 rpm, it’s bigger mill i.e. 2.2-litre mill churns around 202 PS of power @ 3,800 rpm, both of those adhering to the Euro 6 compliance.


Like the cosmetics, the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe facelift comes with improvised chassis with the help of high strength steel, which is sure to result in better crash test results as per the company. With better crash test results come the better new safety features, in the name of the Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection as well as Autonomous Highway Safety Driving system. The company has not compromised on the list the of attractive features as it has gone ahead to even offer Around View Monitor, Dynamic Banding Light, Advanced Parking Steering Support System as well as a premium JBL audio system.


Without giving more information on the newly unveiled Santa Fe facelift SUV, the company has restricted by telling the customers the added safety features, the better looking cosmetic changes. It is said that the US can also expect the Santa Fe to come powered by 2.4-litre diesel mill along with a 3.3-litre V6 engine as well as the hybrid version. We can expect the details of the Euro Spec Santa Fe soon and the refreshed Santa Fe can hit the Indian showroom around the early 2016.