Improved its handling.
Hyundai has revealed some details about its updated flagship Hyundai Santa Fe crossover, whose sales should begin in the near future. He received major design changes and a new hybrid power plant, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to finance.ua.
A seven-seater Hyundai Santa Fe 2020 is the first European model of Hyundai, which is built on a completely new platform of the third generation. Cars built on this platform, according to the South Korean auto giant, will have excellent performance, efficiency, safety and improved comfort.
Updated Hyundai Santa Fe is slightly larger than its predecessor. Its length equals to 4785 mm, width — 1900 mm, height — 1685 mm. He became more more aerodynamic than before. Improved its handling.
For the first time in its history, the Santa Fe will get a “mild” hybrid propulsion system and a rechargeable hybrid propulsion system (PHEV).
The power of the “mild” hybrid with a new four-cylinder 1.6-liter gasoline turbo engine and an electric motor will make 227 HP Santa Fe PHEV will go on sale in 2021. The capacity of this hybrid power plant will reach 261 HP electric it can travel 64 km.
Buyers are also offered an upgraded version with a 2.2 l diesel engine. It weighs 19.5% less than the old 2.2 l diesel.
Hyundai plans to begin sales of the updated Hyundai Santa Fe in Europe in September. How much it will cost – not yet known.