As we know, when Hyundai release Santa Fe back in 2001, almost all people was delighted and very fast that model became popular among customers. The Santa Fe was a reasonably priced mid-size SUV and most of the people who had inadequate budgets for luxury cars bought this vehicle. Today, this model is still popular in the world, and it offers great convenience, comfort, and power. According to the South Korean manufacturer, next year we can expect the new model, named 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe. The new model will look very nice, and actually, this model will be extended version of the Santa Fe. We can expect some slight modification compared to the regular Santa Fe model, and it is certain that the 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe will hit the dealerships with great engines, elegant exterior and also very spacious interior.
2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – Stylish and Modern Design:
The exterior design of the upcoming model is very stylish and modern. At the first glance, this model looks exactly the same as the current Santa Fe, but that is just the first glance. So, there is going to be some changes here, and the most notable are the change in dimensions. This model is definitely bigger than regular Santa Fe, and that also means more space in the cabin.
The chassis will be built using the high strength steel in order to make the car more resistant to the destructive effects of rough roads. The front grille will be the same as in the regular model, and it is about the 3-dimensional grille from Hyundai. The front bumper is now more muscular, and here we can notice fog lights and big air intakes. When it comes to lights, the future 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe will use HID headlamps, daytime running light and LED back lamps. Other exterior features of the Grand model include plastic skid plates, 18- inch (standard) and 19-inch (optional) alloy wheels, wider quarter glass, dual mufflers, and many others.
From the inside, the Hyundai Grand Santa Fe 2017 is very elegant and luxurious. The cabin is roomier than in the regular Santa Fe, and that consequently means better comfort. An integrated memory seat, normal seats and a captain seat with active headrests are offered. On the center of the dashboard, we can see large colored TFT LCD fitted with newest infotainment system from Hyundai.
Other convenience features include auto cruise control, flex steer system, audio system, phone control, UV cut glasses, and auto defogging system, wiper device and rear view camera. When it comes to safety features, the approaching 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe will offer electronic stability control, rear parking, assist, ABS, BAS, tire pressure monitoring, emergency stop signal, and many others.
2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – Engine and Performance:
Under the hood, the 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe is powered by a 3.3-liter V6 engine that is capable of generating 290 hp at 6,400 rpm and also 252 lb-ft of torque at 5,200 rpm. According to EPA, the fuel consumption of this engine is rated at 18/25 mpg with (FWD) and 18/24 mpg with (AWD) – City/Highway. This engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission system and the power will be routed to the front wheels. The all-wheel-drive system is optional.
2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – MSRP and Dispatch Date:
The release date of the new 2017 Grand Santa Fe model will be at the beginning of 2017. This model has the starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of around $31.250.