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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe adds a 3.5-liter V6 engine

The upgraded SUV uses a larger engine instead of the 2.4-liter, with three equipment versions including Active, Elite and Highlander.

The new engine produces 276 horsepower and 336 Nm of torque. Front-wheel drive system and 8-speed automatic transmission. Customers can still choose the 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine capacity of 197 horsepower and torque of 440 Nm, with 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.

The new 3.5 V6 petrol engine has a fuel consumption of 10.6 liters / 100 km and the price is equivalent to the previous 2.4-wheel drive version. In Australia, the starting price is $ 29,100, while the middle and high-end versions are $ 34,500 and $ 38,900.

Santa Fe Active uses 17-inch alloy wheels, heated rearview mirrors, 3.5-inch TFT LCD clock, 7-inch infotainment system screen, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and some driver assistance features.

The Elite version uses 18-inch rims, leather-wrapped interior, 8-inch infotainment screen, Infinity audio system, smart key. The Highlander is equipped with a 19-inch rim, a 7-inch Supervision instrument cluster, which displays information on the steering glass, 360 camera, heated and ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, LED lights, panoramic sunroof. and wireless charging.

Hyundai equips the standard SmartSense safety system on all trim versions. Features include forward collision avoidance, rear collision warning, driver concentration alert, lane keep assist, active headlights and intelligent cruise control with stop and go ( may stop if the preceding vehicle stops and continue moving if the stopping time is less than three seconds). Customers can access some of the features through their smartphones by connecting to Auto Link and Auto Link Premium, with a second feature that allows the car to start, lock and unlock the door remotely.

In Vietnam, Hyundai Santa Fe has two versions of the engine, petrol and oil with a capacity of 2.2 liters and 2.4 liters. The selling price starts at 995 million dong for the 2.4-liter petrol version, and the highest is 1,245 million dong for the high-end 2.2-liter diesel version.

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