The Hyundai Santa Fe received a face life with its 2017 model and the 2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe is expected to have minimal changes. It is the largest and the only three-row SUV model that has been released by Hyundai. And has the third highest starting price in the line-up. The 2017 model is an unbeatable power train with a 250 hp, 252 lb-ft of torque and 3.3-litres V6 mated to a 6-speed automatic which is expected to continue with the 2018 model.
2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The 2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe will have improved features starting with a bigger display for infotainment. A 10 method modified power system applied to the driver’s seat will help the occupant to adjust the placement as per their wishes. A rich dual tone beige and brown interiors provide a majestic look with glossy plastic and sheen of chrome in certain areas.
The newer version will undoubtedly come equipped with a luxurious spacious interior, USB assistance, air conditioning unit. Also, double area automated regulate, collection organiser, guiding wheel with upgraded regulate switched and an integrated colder. The 2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe model aims to provide the maximum comfort and sophistication. It is also going to feature touch screen navigation, a Bluelink, satellite radio. Also, Bluetooth, hands-free calling and also a proximity sensor.
The 2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe exterior will encompass all the desirable features such as focus headlamps, back looter with HSML, coupe-like rear ends to embrace the LED tail lights. Also, paired exhaust and also warmed outside mirrors along with blend wheels that hold silica tires. The string metallic chrome grille with big punches and a skid plate serves to xenon headlamps in front, and also adaptive cornering fog lights. The side profile has a rising waistline that is on par with a character line running through the doors. Although not very beefy, the 2018 model has a very sophisticated elegance of its own.
2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – Engine Specifications and Performance
The 2018 Grand Santa Fe is said to include a Flex Drive feature which allows the steering to dominate three levels:
Normal: Provides a better feedback than the Comfort mode.
Comfort: An easy and light drive which is comfortable to moving around the city.
Sports: This mode is considered the best for highways and for cornering.
The 2018 model has little differences between its 2017 predecessor. And holds a 3.3-litre with 290 hp engine and 252 pound-feet of torque. Promoting smooth acceleration, it is fitted with auto-manual transmission along with a 6 speed automatic. The gas mileage far exceeds the 2016 model which is expected around 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highways. The newer version does not make any modifications to the power train. It has a terrific engine power when compared to most of the competitors in the market.
2018 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – Price and Release Date
The first shipment of the Hyundai Grand Santa Fe 2018 is expected to be released during the spring of 2018. With the markets for initial shipments being the US, China and South Korea before moving on to smaller markets. The exact dates of release have not released yet. The prices are said to be below the market value and comparable to the 2016 models. The range of the prices is set to start from $34,900 for the 2018 Hyundai model.