Juma Al Majid Est., the exclusive distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has announced the UAE debut of the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe. Setting a new benchmark in the SUV segment, the fourth generation of Santa Fe has an outstanding new design, several innovative technology features and advanced safety standards.
Ghassan Naser, Director of Hyundai UAE, said: “Santa Fe is an iconic brand of Hyundai and one of the top customer favourites. The fourth-generation Santa Fe builds on its strong legacy, with enhanced features across every aspect – from design to performance and safety – adding to the driving pleasure. More spacious and with several conveniences packed into one powerful SUV, the new Santa Fe also assures excellent value, which makes it appealing to motorists.”
The all-new Santa Fe is at the top of Hyundai’s SUV line-up with its elegant and bold design. Two options of a 2.4-litre 4-cylinder or a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engines are offered in the region, matched to a choice of six-speed or eight-speed automatic transmission. A next-generation HTRAC four-wheel drive technology, which is optional, provides enhanced torque application and is ideal for off-road or regular road conditions.
The new Santa Fe provides increased passenger comfort with more legroom, and a one-touch walk to the third row enabling passengers easy access to the rear seats.
There are six airbags to ensure driver and passenger protection. Other enhanced safety features include a full head-up display that provides information such as speed, navigation commands and fuel level. Rear visibility is also improved in addition to several features such as blind spot collision warning and rear occupant alert, as well as the Hyundai SmartSense for active safety and driving assistance.
Some quick facts and figures:
-Designed in Europe
-Comes in petrol and diesel engine options
-The top petrol model, Lambda-II 3.5 MPI, comes with 276 hp
–2 audio systems: Standard audio with 5-inch TFT screen; 7-inch Display Audio with Apple Car Play and Android Auto
–Luggage capacity: 625 litres (VDA)
–New 7-inch TFT colour info display located in the instrument cluster
-3 wheel sizes: 17-inch alloy, 18-inch alloy, and 19-inch alloy