2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift and US Release

New Hyundai Santa Fe SUV was launched in June 2015. The promotion was held for customers in the market of South Korea. Later he followed and the promotion of the European version of the vehicle. On the US market, selling 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe will begin during the year 2016. In addition to the standard version, the US market, will be offered and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport model. The new model has undergone a milder facelift, while full redesign is expected for the 2018 model year.

Hyundai Santa Fe is a full-size SUV model Hyundai-Kia corporations. The current generation is promoted in 2012, and facelift, the new model is welcome. These changes and the refreshment were expected, while the major changes and a complete redesign will follow in about two years. Then it should be a new generation Santa Fe SUV.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Release

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Changes

The biggest change in the 2017 model relating to the front fascia. Models for all markets have gone through the same treatment. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe got changed design grille, new headlights with LED technology. There are also new bumpers and new alloy wheels. Customers were given the option of three new exterior colors, and there is a new look of the rear lights. The rear lights got internal graphics.

Compared to the predecessor, the 2017 Santa Fe is much more robust and offers more security for passengers. The company has decided that a larger part of the vehicle structure is made of high-strenght steel. As for the changes in the new model, the exterior changes are not the only ones. The 2017 facelift model was given the new technology to prevent crashes, new systems, and upgraded interior. The interior of the vehicle is made better and got new features. Among other things, there are new infotainment system in the dashboard and the new JBL audio system.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport US

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Specs and Prices

For customers in the US market, the company has earmarked Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport versions. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has room for five passengers, while Santa Fe model offers room for seven passengers. Depending on the market for which it is intended, the new model offers a variety of powertrains.

On the US market, 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe seven-seat offers a 3.3-liter V6 engine. The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T trim is equipped with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. It develops 265 horsepower with fuel economy of 19 city/27 hwy mpg. In addition to these two units, there is also a four-cylinder 2.2-liter engine with 190 horsepower and fuel economy of 20 city/27 hwy mpg, as well as the petrol engine 2.4 liters.

A model for the markets of Europe and Asia has a different powertrains. The four-cylinder 2.0-liter petrol engine develops 184 horsepower with 297 pound-feet of torque. For this market is also available in 2.2-liter diesel engine with 200 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. For the transmission of engine power to the wheels is in charge 6-speed automatic transmission.

Price for the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is on the same level as in the 2016 model. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe cost a little over $ 30,000 Sport version costs about $ 25,000, while the highest price has a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T model, which is about $ 31,000.

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