Detailed Look at Hyundai Santa Fe: Leading Mid-Size SUV

Detailed Look at Hyundai Santa Fe: Leading Mid-Size SUV

The fourth-generation Hyundai Santa Fe, locally manufactured by Hyundai Nishat Motors, epitomizes automotive innovation.

Striking Exterior Design

This SUV commands attention with its captivating design, featuring a bold and dynamic exterior that impresses from every angle. The iconic cascading grille and sleek LED headlights create a distinct and authoritative road presence.

Luxurious and Spacious Interior

Inside, the Hyundai Santa Fe offers a meticulously crafted interior that sets new standards for luxury and spaciousness in its class. In Pakistan, it is available in two variants: the Hyundai Santa Fe Smart and the Hyundai Santa Fe Signature, each with unique features.

Pricing

Hyundai Santa Fe Smart: PKR 12,990,000 (ex-factory price)

Hyundai Santa Fe Signature: PKR 14,699,000 (ex-factory price)

Exterior Colors

The Hyundai Santa Fe is available in several exterior colors, including Polar White, Black Diamond Metallic, Silver Metallic, Magnetic Force, Oxford Blue, and Rain Forest.

Engine Performance

Powered by a 1.6 Turbocharged Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) GDi engine with a displacement of 1598cc, the Hyundai Santa Fe delivers robust performance. It produces 177hp at 5500 RPM and 265Nm of torque at 4500 RPM.

Combined with the hybrid system, it achieves an impressive 227hp at 5500 RPM and 350Nm of torque in the 1000-4400 RPM range. The 6-speed automatic transmission ensures smooth power delivery, managed through a change-by-wire gear selector.

Driving experience is further enhanced with modes like Smart, ECO, and Sport. The Signature variant introduces Multi-Terrain Mode, tailored for surfaces like Snow, Mud, and Sand. The Active on-demand 4-Wheel Drive (4WD) system boosts traction and stability.

Exterior Features

The Hyundai Santa Fe’s exterior features 19-inch alloy wheels, a power tailgate, and a safe exit feature. LED lamps, including projection headlamps and T-shaped LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs), enhance illumination and modern aesthetics. A panoramic sunroof adds to the spacious feel.

Additional enhancements include LED rear lights, smart entry, side-view mirror indicators, and a front camera. Chrome accents, roof rails, and a Shark Fin antenna combine style with practicality. A high-mounted brake lamp ensures visibility.

Interior Comfort and Technology

The interior is engineered for convenience, comfort, and cutting-edge technology. The Smart Door with Welcome Lamp sets a welcoming tone, while the 12.3-inch high-resolution TFT LCD Cluster provides customizable information. Paddle shifters and Cruise Control add a sporty touch.

Features include a heated steering wheel, an 8-inch Infotainment Floating Display with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and wireless charging. Ambient lighting elevates the ambiance, while heated seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and rear AC vents ensure passenger comfort.

The 8-way powered driver’s seat, with 2-way lumbar support, and the 8-way powered passenger seat offer tailored comfort.

The Signature variant further elevates comfort with a 14-way powered adjustable driver’s seat.

Advanced Safety Features

Safety is paramount, featuring six SRS airbags. A rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, and an electronic parking brake with auto-hold function facilitate maneuvering. Hill Start Assist and Downhill Brake Control enhance control on inclines and declines. Electronic stability control and traction control ensure stability and grip, reducing the risk of skidding or loss of control.