Hyundai Santa Fe

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Santa Fe is available in 6 different colors - Titanium Silver, Sleek Silver, Phantom Black, Crystal White, Ocean View and Fe Red Merlot.

  • Titanium Silver

  • Sleek Silver

  • Phantom Black

  • Crystal White

  • Ocean View

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Santa Fe Review

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The South Korean car maker Hyundai launched its much talked about SUV Santa Fe on the streets of Malaysia with its all new fluidic design . The third generation Santa Fe will be available in Diesel and petrol variants. Loaded with numerous features like panoramic sunroof ,HID headlamps, safe drive recorder and flexible / adjustable steering, the Santa Fe gives stylish looks with size that matters, thereby making an impactful presence . The third generation Santa Fe has a storm edge design giving the robust frame an elegant, sports family SUV feel . The South Korean car manufacturer is famous for providing its customers with quality and convenience and that's exactly what Santa Fe is all about . It comes in 4 variants with two engine options.

The exteriors are stylish with triple bar-type radiator grille, horizontally aligned rear combination lamp, LED rear spoiler, rear bumper skid plate allows it to look sporty and gives new Santa Fe a balanced design. The alloys are beautiful and eye catching making it a bold and beautiful SUV. On the inside, the new Hyundai Santa Fe has a feel of premium quality and futuristic design, comprising of high quality interior inserts, the simple old shallow dashboard which was used in previous version of Santa Fe is replaced by new curvy dashboard design with centrally aligned console area that looks fully equipped with multi-functional switches. The futuristic design of this car also comes with exceptional luggage capacity, variety of interior color options, 12-way adjustable driver's seat and phone controls over the steering .

Under the hood, this new evolved Hyundai is empowered with Theta II 2.4 MPI engine with advanced variable intake system that produces a decent 176 ps at 6000 rpm with a generous maximum torque of 227 Nm at 3750 rpm whereas the R 2.2 CRDI A/T produces a staggering 197 PS at 3800 rpm with a brilliant torque of 436 Nm between 1800 to 2500 rpm. All of the equipped variants are made available with 6 speed automatic transmission which helps in improving car's accessibility thereby adding to the convenience while driving. This SUV is provided with flex steer feature with three steering modes (comfort, normal and sport) which could be operated while driving. Overall the Santa Fe promises to be an impressive fun to drive city SUV with off-road capabilities just in case if you need them!

Mileage and Fuel economy

The energized and highly developed latest technology engines of Hyundai Santa Fe provides better fuel economy. The R2.2 CRDI engine provides an economy of 16.3 km/l which is decent for an SUV.


The redefined Hyundai Santa Fe is enriched with magnificent engines which are capable of delivering 176 PS at 6000 rpm rpm by the new Theta II 2.4 MPI engine of petrol variant while the much talked about Hyundai's R 2.2 CRDI engine with high efficiency turbocharger and exhaust filtration gives out 197 PS at 3800rpm with a torque of 436 Nm between 1800 to 2500 rpm.

Acceleration & Pickup

This mid-size SUV is enriched with a powerful 2.4 Litre MPI Theta II Petrol engine which provides good acceleration and pickup features that truly excite its customers. It takes only 9.4 seconds to achieve the 100 km/hr mark, proposing a maximum speed of 207 km/hr.


Incorporating the Hyundai's fluidic design, the new Santa Fe possess Storm edge design which gives it a beautiful sculpture and the curves make it an attractive vehicle with eye catching looks. With an aggressive front end the side profile is smart and showcases the SUV'S proportionate lines the car shows off its robust and stylish appeal. At the rear end there are number of impressive furnishing which gives superb appearance to its rear side, including rear combination lamp aligned horizontally which helps in maximizing visibility, LED rear spoiler complementing the aerodynamic rear body, rear bumper skid plate showing of its sporty and stable design and rear wipers which helps you to see better. Other exterior inclusions are Twin Muffler, LED side repeater, 18” or 19” alloy wheels (according to the variant) and Gloss frame garnish giving it a dashing look.

Exterior Measurements

Being an SUV, Hyundai Santa Fe has an overall length of 4690 mm and the overall width stands at 1880 mm. The height of Santa Fe is a tall 1690 mm. The wheelbase of this mid-size SUV comes at 2700 mm.


Looking on the inside of the Hyundai Santa Fe, it offers plenty of space with its futuristic design and an exceptional luggage carrying capacity. The interior design of Santa Fe seems to maintain a continuity with the exterior’s sporty and dynamic styling. Comprising of a stylish design and top quality materials, it creates an emotional and soft quality that places the SUV at top of its own class. The futuristic looking centre fascia is extremely clean and tidy enclosing all controls within the reach of the driver. It has various seating alternative which allows you to make space for storage, whereas for more convenience the driver’s seat is adjustable in 12 ways. Other interior insert includes a crash pad that features a two-tone interior with a classy and distinct garnish giving the car a smooth finish and fresh feel from inside.

Interior Comfort

The philosophy of Hyundai is to never make any compromise when it comes to comfort and convenience of its customer. The interiors of new Santa Fe are well-laid with plenty of space and innovative style. Legroom in the first two rows is sufficient for a mid-size SUV, while the third row is more of an emergency seat. It comprises huge luggage enclosing tray space and mid-section which can be folded down to extend the cargo volume. To increase the comfort, it has a functional armrest at the floor console that encases a generous storage and a wrap door for an easy getting in and out of the car.

Interior Measurements

The new Hyundai Santa Fe employs a huge 585 litres of boot space with all the seats upright. After folding the seats, it creates a never ending space for luggage.

Engine and Performance

This five seat SUV car offers one gasoline and one diesel engine which are a 2.4 Litre Theta II MPI and R 2.2 CRDI engine (A/T) respectively. These deliver the maximum power output of 176 PS at 6000 rpm for the petrol engine and 197 PS at 3800 rpm for the diesel engine. The torque from the petrol variant is a decent 227 Nm at 3750 rpm where as a humongous 436 Nm between 1800 to 2500 rpm for the diesel variant. The engines of these petrol and diesel variants of Santa Fe are available in automatic six speed transmission gearbox that brings improved intuitive accessibility, power driving experience , refined driving and economy.

Stereo and Accessories

On board, Santa Fe is employed with a CD or MP3 audio system (Playback music with AM, FM, Sirius XM, MP3 files) along with 6 speakers with good sound quality to make your ride more interesting. The stereo system is equipped with USB port and Bluetooth connectivity for your audio devices with steering mounted controls . You can simply put your phone on hands-free and talk while driving. On the centre console there is also an 8 inch TFT LCD touch screen information display which adds a touch of luxury to the dash.


The Hyundai Santa Fe is anchored with large alloy wheels, delivering a better performance as well as sporty and elegant flair. This SUV car come with two different sized wheels ranges from 18 inch alloy wheels to 19 inch alloy wheels comprising the tyre size of 235/60 R18 and 235/55 R19 in the Elegance and Executive Plus Variants respectively.

Breaking and Handling

The Hyundai Santa Fe has ventilated discs on the front and solid discs on the rear that come with a unique Electronic stability program (ESP) ensuring amazing breaking by delivering automatically the right amount of brake force on each wheel. It also has BAS (Brake Assist System) to provide mechanical pressure to the brakes at the event of urgency , TCS ( Traction Control System)for monitoring the amount of acceleration from the driver and road conditions, HAC (Hill Start Assist control system) and DBC (Downhill Brake Control) which prevents dangerous rollback by initiating brakes automatically. For better handling, it comes with McPherson Strut Multi Link type suspension on both front and rear wheel along with shock absorber on the rear.

Safety and Security

Santa Fe is a fine SUV which is equipped with safety features like TCS (Traction Control System), ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and HAC (Hill Start Assist Control) that makes driving easy and safe while driving on hilly areas , it also comes with DBC (Downhill Brake Control) for preventing nasty roll back, and also safety power windows. It comes fitted with ample airbags, child seat fixture and quality Disc brakes which proposes additional safety for the occupants of Hyundai Santa Fe.


High torque diesel engine
Attractive looks and styling
Spacious interiors


Bizarre pricing
Short headroom for last row passengers
Handling could have been better

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