The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has another face. The automaker flaunted its overhauled moderate size hybrid Thursday in front of its formal presentation at one month from now’s Geneva Motor Show, and when it touches base in U.S. merchants not long from now, it won’t seem as though whatever else in the automaker’s showrooms.
The pictures and subtle elements that Hyundai discharged relate to the European-advertise Santa Fe, which will be offered in standard and expanded wheelbase variations like the present model. In any event for Europe, the shorter Santa Fe drops the “Game” classification that is connected to the 2018 model, while the more drawn out the form will be promoted as the Santa Fe XL. Hyundai will probably flaunt the American-showcase 2019 Santa Fe at the New York automobile expo in late March.
In advance, the 2019 Santa Fe has thin, tight headlights that look over a stout chrome line isolating the hybrid’s inclining hood from its vast honeycomb grille. Huge driving lights are set back in significantly bigger wells cut out of the front guard. From the side, things are more traditional, in spite of the fact that the side mirrors have moved from the rooftop column to the entryways, which ought to enhance the driver’s view out. The Santa Fe’s tail highlights LED headlights that wrap around the bumpers like the considerably bigger Infiniti QX80.
Inside, Hyundai’s new hybrid is more auto like than previously, with a low dashboard and a 7.0-inch touchscreen for infotainment that extends above like a tablet on a stand. Certain adaptations will be fitted with a computerized screen flanked by ordinary simple checks in the instrument bunch.
European purchasers will have a decision between a 185-strength 2.4-liter inline-4, a 232-hp 2.0-liter turbo-4, or a 200-hp turbodiesel motor, every one of the three of which could, in the end, advance stateside. Hyundai’s kin, Kia, has demonstrated that it intends to offer a turbodiesel in its Sorento hybrid.
Search for more insights about the U.S. adaptation of the Santa Fe in late March.