Hyundai declared the introduction of its latest 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV with a fresh design, new hybrid powertrain with all-wheel drive, and all-embracing new driver safety and comforting features. The hybrid propulsion system is the first application of its classification in the Hyundai SUV line-up. The official Santa Fe internal flaming models will be constructed at Hyundai’s Alabama plant and will appear at dealerships by the end of the year. While the Santa Fe hybrid model will be built in Ulsan, Korea, and will arrive in the first quarter of next year. In addition, a Santa Fe Plug-in hybrid model will come later in 2021.
The brand-new face of the 2021 Santa Fe is heightened with a wider, three-dimensional grille and a T-shaped LED brilliance signature, including daytime running lights. The new contour sports a uniform cabin profile, scalloped lower door panels, and a high, highly defined hood, with character lines spreading from front to rear. Acute shoulder crease lines combine front and rear LED lights, while rear reflector accents visually connect the LED rear taillights. The portrait of the Santa Fe features a large daylight opening (DLO) with a silky surround that implements a sleek display with exceptional visibility. The composite wheels bear all-new designs and add a new 20-inch alloy wheel.
This 2021 Santa Fe interior now emphasizes on a high-position console form connotative of a premium SUV interior. A modish floating center console design sums up with a more capacious feel throughout the cabin. Available premium materials, including soft Nappa leather, delicate-touch padding, new ambient lighting, and a new 10.25-inch touchscreen layout besides enhancing the interior. A multi-layered, three-dimensional device panel and conflicting seat stitching contribute a premium finishes throughout the cabin.
2021 Santa Fe now appears with three new and upgraded powertrain options. The conventional powertrain is a Smart stream 2.5-litre direct-injected diesel and multi-point injected petrol, four-cylinder engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, substitute with the previous 2.4-liter engine. This standard four-cylinder engine delivers an expected 191bhp and an approximated 246Nm of torque. The powertrain also stresses on Idle, Stop and Go (ISG) ability to maximize performance. 2021 Santa Fe also proposes a Smart stream 2.5-liter immediate -injected four-cylinder turbocharged engine united with an all-new 8-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DCT), displacing the former 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. This all-new power plant generates an estimated 277bhp and a 421Nm of torque at 3,500 rpm.
Furthermore. It also contributes a hybrid propulsion system, which introduces standard HTRAC all-wheel-drive featuring a Smart stream 1.6-litre, direct-injected, turbocharged four-cylinder engine united with a new HEV-tuned 6-speed automatic transmission. This thus, providing an expected output of 178bhp with a 225bhp from the connected engine and motor system, and top torque rated at 264Nm.
The Santa Hyundai’s latest Smart Sense advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as front collision-avoidance assist, blind-spot collision-avoidance, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance, lane-keeping following assist, highway driving assist, blind-spot monitor, safe exit assist & ultrasonic rear occupant alert, driver alertness warning, active cruise power with stop & go, parking range warning (forward and reverse) and parking dispute -avoidance assist (reverse).
Therefore, the 2021 Santa Fe also holds Blue Link Connected Car System augmentations.
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