To be honest, Hyundai really isn`t some car company which is famous about creating amazing hybrid vehicles. Well, this new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid is definitely here to make us think twice before we say that again. Even though Santa Fe was pretty great SUV the way it is, with addition of hybrid engine option, it can really be only better. Let`s see what is that Hyundai gave him that isn`t on the other vehicles similar to his category.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Exterior and Interior Redesign
Exterior isn`t the place where we should expect some drastic changes. New 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid will almost definitely remain the same exterior look that gave Santa Fe that much success over the years. In addition to that, there is enough surprises for the customers that new Santa Fe will have hybrid engine, they don`t need some more surprises on the exterior. It`s going to have that brilliant looking shape that will make him have even better performances this time.
This time, new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid will lose some weight as well. That all can be managed thanks to more carbon fiber and aluminum usage in the chassis. When it comes to some design differences, we can say that there will be only some small ones made on the front fascia. For example, headlights will be bigger than before but fog lights will be smaller. Great thing about all of the lights is that they will all use newly developed LED technology lamps.
If you`re talking about the interior design of new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid, first, you must mention that it`s going to be extra cozy. Then, we all know that Santa Fe have extra cozy seats as well. This new will have some extra cozy as well. They`ll have great lumbar and sides support. In addition to that, seats will have heating and cooling options added to make the customers feel extra pleasant inside. Also, the designers of new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid announced that there won`t be any plastic materials used inside this amazing car. There will be mostly leather and carbon fiber, with some exclusive wooden details. When it comes to the infotainment system, Hyundai announced that there won`t be some brand new functions and that they are going to take special attention about the safety functions. Enough for us.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Engine, Power, MPG
Hyundai`s officials still don`t want to confirm anything about the hybrid engine option so they still haven`t revealed any information about it. What we know is that new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid will be powered using 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder unit in combination with electric motor which will use lithium-ion batteries. Together, they can supply new Santa Fe with290 horsepower and with torque amount of 252 lb/ft as maximum. Also, we have heard that this engine, as almost every other that arrives under the hood of new Santa Fe, will be paired with 6-speed automatic transmission system. With it, fuel consumption is estimated to be 18/24 mpg city/highway.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Price and Estimated Launch Date
Be sure that you won`t be able to buy new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid under the price of $35.000. We still don`t have official release date but we think he could be released at the beginning of summer 2018, somewhere in May 2018 probably.