New Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe model has always been that effective SUV that drives and looks well and most of the time doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg. The new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe has received some minor changes that are expected to boost its overall performance and appeal.

However, most of the changes are going to be carryovers from the previous model. Hyundai is the premiere auto manufacturer from Korea and is known for its top quality vehicles and we expect nothing less in the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe as evidenced by this review.


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The Hyundai Santa Fe has model has been in consistent production for the past fifteen years, and through the years it has been able to become one of the most admired and best-selling Sports Utility Vehicle on the American market.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe exterior Design

The front part of the new Hyundai Fe model is expected to change remarkably. This modern vehicle will most probably feature a larger and redesigned grille. The sloppiness angle of the hood will also likely increase in order to give the SUV a more aggressive look.


More bulges in the front bumper is also expected so as to replace the previous model’s. Furthermore, the new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will have projected headlamps, black spoiler, roof rail, 17” silica tires and twin exhaust pipes.

The new vehicle will have a towing capacity of up to 2000 lbs. while the Sport 2.0T will have 3500lbs. buyers should also expect several colours, such as Platinum Graphite, Mineral Gray, Canyon Copper, Sparkling Silver, Marlin Blue, Twilight Black, Serrano Red and Frost White Pearl.


2016 Hyundai Santa Fe interior

The new interior of the new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will feature some of the most extravagant high class specs and features of a sports car. The car will be available in either a seven seater or a six seater for the Limited version.


As expected Hyundai will use top quality materials for the purpose of producing a deluxe sports car. The seats will come with Calfskin leather which will be evident on the seats, entryway boards and steering wheels.

Buyers should expect major improvements on the control and infotainment parts. The new vehicle will come with in-built cooler, double zone climate control, a cluster ionizer and a rear view camera.


2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine

Under the hood of the new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will be similar engines as the previous model with slight improvements. The engine will be a 3.3L V6 with the capability of generating 290 hp and 252 pounds of torque.

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T model will come with a turbo charged 2L inline four cylinder turbo engine able to generate 264 hp and 259 pounds of torque. The fuel consumption will be rated at 19/27 in the city/highway.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe engine

The third engine option will be a 2L Theta II inline four engine that will produce 264 hp and 259 pounds of torque. All engines will be mated to either a 6 speed automatic or manual transmission system. There are also talks of a hybrid powertrain in the future.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe price and release date

The new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is expected to hit the markets in the middle of this year with a MSRP price of $30,000 USD.