The Hyundai Santa Fe has quickly become one of the top-selling crossovers on the international market, and since its debut just years ago it’s helped shape the entire automobile industry. Crossovers offer the best of both worlds, and for the consumer looking for the ride quality of a sedan with the all-purpose use of an SUV, it’s a perfect option. With the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe looking every bit the part, it’ll be interesting to see if it will once again be one of the best crossovers of the year.
The 2018 Santa Fe is rumored to once again debut in markets globally, and consumers are already beginning to take notice. Within reason as we’re hearing the new crossover will sport some stylish and luxury features which will come available in both a Sport and Limited model. Offering consumers different options priced competitively, there’s no reason to believe it won’t be considered one of the top 2018 crossovers.
In the following preview on the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe specs, features, price, and release date for both models expected including the Sport and Limited.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Specs and Features – Sport and Limited Model
Word on the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe specs and features aligns with the attention to detail on the outside, upscale interior, optional features, and safety that goes into every new Hyundai. The new Santa Fe will be one more reason why as we’re hearing what’s made it so popular with consumers will return, as well as some welcomed additions.
Upgrades over the current model will be seen in more third row legroom, better 360 degree visibility, and better gas mileage. The fuel efficiency of the current model rates lower than other crossovers in its class which is something that seems to be a thing of the past. Other notable returns will be a higher performing turbo charged model, plenty of storage, and a panoramic moonroof.
The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport model will offer comfortable seating for up to 5 passengers and will have a smaller, more economical engine. The Limited will be the upgraded model offering premium leather, seats 7 across three rows, and will have a comprehensive technology package. A touchscreen display with navigation, BlueLink, satellite radio, Bluetooth, hands-free calling, remote start/stop, and a proximity sensor just to name a tech features.
The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe engine is believed to be a 3.3 liter V6 with at least 290-hp along with a 6 speed automatic and auto-manual transmission. The gas mileage will be better than the 2016 model and is believed to be around 20MPG/city and 26MPG/highway.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Price and Release Date – Sport and Limited Model
Early expectations on the price of the new Santa Fe suggests it will be comparable to the 2016 models, and will once again be below market value for a crossover in its class. Below, we have detailed the expected price for both the Sport and Limited model.
|2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Price||Starting at $30,800|
|2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Price||Starting at $34,900|
We’re already hearing a lot of rumors on the upcoming 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe release date will be consistent with all other new 2018 Hyundai’s. The first shipment of the newest models should arrive at a local dealer near you starting late 2017 to early 2018 with markets such as South Korea, China, and the US seeing the first shipments before making their way to smaller markets once mass production meets demand.
With more to come on the 2018 Santa Fe specs, features, price, and release date, and you can bet we’ll be bringing in the very latest in rumors and confirmations.