Test sample of flagship SUV updated Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 model year are on the roads of South Korea. Some experts say that this car owes its existence to the creation of hybrid plants for the market penetration of the new world. The commitment to elegant crossovers is a feature of the domestic audience, and this could not affect the nature of the updates of the car.
Exterior of Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year
Crossover with a sporty character
Solid crossover with a frisky character can be described as Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year. Restyling has not led to fundamental changes in appearance, but the freshness of the look is on the face. In the bow is dominated by a new, sexonline shape of grille. This geometry will become the family accessory of a promising line of cars. Crankcase harmoniously complements the picture of the bumper. The design of the bumpers was also changed in accordance with a new style.
The entire lighting has changed the picture. Headlights were significantly advanced by arrow-shaped nodules along the bonnet and front wings. Their form duplicates large fog lights which are located on the usual place, in the corners of the bumper. All front and rear appliances were supplemented. Led strip is located on the fairing and mirrors of rear view. The arch can accommodate wheels in 17, 18 and 19 inch. A double baffle of exhaust system adds a “performance» to aft
Interior of Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year
A serious approach
South Korean designers thoroughly approached to update of the interior Santa Fe. Photos indicate that the interior changes were touched the shape of torpedo and color of the upholstery. Hand of designer touched every detail. The overall geometry of the ventilation vents though has not changed, but the form is corrected. Rays steering wheel are exactly curved with the center console. Design of the gearshift was changed, it became smaller and leaner. Touch screen with a diagonal of 8 inches has gained a new functionality. The buttons are larger in size themselves, that is very convenient for use by driver while driving.
Hyundai Santa Fe 2016 is equipped with various electronic devices. The dashboard is digital. It has only the arrow pointer of the tachometer and speedometer from classic display. The driver can vary the degree of steering effort. The actuator position of the seats is equipped with memory of several provisions. The steering wheel is heated.
Specification of Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year
Dimensions of the Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year correspond to spacious and solid SUV:
Length – 660 mm on 4 (7 seated – 4 910 mm).
Width – 1 890 mm.
Height 1 760 mm.
Wheelbase of 2 700 mm (7 seated – 2 800 mm).
Ground clearance is one of the highest – 203 mm.
Unlade weight of the basic configuration – 1 840 kg.
Maximum curb weight is 2,500 kg.
The engines are the same but more efficient
The company’s engineers will equip Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 by upgraded power trains. The essence of the technical innovations is to increase efficiency with increasing capacity, as well as to reduce the level of harmful emissions.
Customers have a choice of three options:
Petrol engine volume of 2.4 liter capacity of 175 l. /sec.
Petrol engine volume of 3.3 liters, 270 l. /sec.
CRDi diesel engine volume 2.2 liters, 197 l. /sec.
Two transmissions – six-speed manual and automatic. Front-wheel drive version is set with a diesel engine only in the base. All the other versions are with permanent all-wheel drive. The traction of control system TCS and torque distribution make the car more stable on the road, more stable in the turns, more passable on the roads.
For the North American market is expected to produce a car with a hybrid power plant. The factory engineers have assigned a conditional index e-4WD. The drive will be a classic for this type of transmissions. The petrol engine drives the front wheels and the rear electric motor. In addition, the brake system will be equipped with energy recovery when braking will generate and accumulate electricity.
Appearance and price of Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year
Car will be presented to the wider public in the second half of this year. Thereafter selling of the Hyundai Santa Fe of 2016 year will immediately begin. Versions of execution are traditionally six: Base, Comfort, Dynamic, seven-seated, sports, High-Tech. The starting price of the basic specification will be 20 100$. You can also see the video with a new vehicle, which became available on the net.