2016 Hyundai Santa Fe sport, release date, changes

Hyundai Santa Fe has gained a lot of positive responses owing to the five and seven seat capacity. This is one of the reasons why the company wants to redesign it for the 2016 year model. 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is expected to acquire significant changes. By taking a look at the current model of Santa Fe, one will certainly like its appearance and features. It is a first class sports utility vehicle which offers a memorable driving experience. In that case, it the current Santa Fe is anything to go by, then the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will be an exceptional auto.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe front


The automaker has not given a lot of information on what to expect in the new Santa Fe. Nevertheless, there are some important features which are expected to be features in this model. First of all, 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is anticipated to be redesigned using top notch lightweight materials such as carbon fiber and top level aluminum which will make this model a real attraction on wheels. This model will shed off some pounds and it will help in improving its fuel consumption, its engine performance, its maneuverability and lastly its speed. The manufacturers will also improve this model to make it more long-lasting.

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe interior will also be extremely luxurious. From its entertainment features to the sitting arrangements, prospective buyers can be guaranteed of great value for their money. Inside, this auto will be quite spacious. The seats will be covered with extremely soft materials while its upholstery will be of very high quality. Moreover, the user will be able to adjust the steering wheel to different heights to suite one’s desired position. This auto will have three rows of seats, meaning that the car will comfortable accommodate seven passengers. Quite a number of entertainment features will be available. The redesigned model will equally feature various safety features for maximum security of the driver and passengers.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe interior

The outer part will also be improved to make this model get a redesigned exterior. Its front part will come with a refreshed grille which will be attractive than the current one. Its front guard will not be left behind in the updates as well as its bumper. Its hood will slant a bit to provide the car with a more aggressive look. Again, the automaker will fit it with LED lights which will bring in a complete contemporary design of the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe.


The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will run on the same engine found in the outgoing model. This is a 3.3 liter unit which generates a horsepower of 290 and a torque of 252 lb feet of torque. This engine is mated to a six speed automatic transmission. For the Sports trim, there will be a four cylinder 2.4 liter unit generating 190 horsepower and 181 lb feet of torque. There are expectations of another trim which will utilize the 2.0 liter four cylinder turbocharged engine generating 264 horsepower and 259 lb feet of torque.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe rear

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe: Price, Release Date, Competitors

It is likely to be released in the first quarter of 2016. As for the price, it will be between $ 26 500 and $ 31 500. Competitors of this model on market are: Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathifinder and Toyota Highlander.

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