Hyundai has begun prolongation of a next-generation Santa Fe in Montgomery, Alabama. The crossover will arrive in dealerships this summer.
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe joins a Sonata and Elantra, that are also constructed during a Alabama plant. Since late 2017, Hyundai has been retooling a plant to ready for a updated model. Hyundai skeleton to make 84,000 Santa Fe crossovers this year in Alabama.
The new Santa Fe replaces a aged Santa Fe Sport, and it’s only somewhat longer and wider. The prior three-row Santa Fe will lift over as a Santa Fe XL. Eventually, Hyundai will exhibit a code new three-row crossover with a new name and seating for adult to 8 passengers.
Under a hood of a new Santa Fe is a customary 2.4-liter I-4 with 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque. Buyers can also choose a 2.0-liter turbo-four creation an estimated 235 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. In 2019, there will be a 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine choice coming to make 190 hp and 322 lb-ft of torque, and it will offer an occasional-use third quarrel seat. All 3 engines will come corresponding to an eight-speed involuntary transmission.
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe comes customary with a automaker’s Smart Sense motorist assistance features. These embody brazen collision warning, involuntary puncture braking, walking detection, line gripping assist, high lamp assist, blind mark warning, motorist courtesy warning, adaptive journey control, and back cross-traffic alert. New facilities embody back involuntary puncture braking and Safe Exit Assist, which prevents a back doorway from opening if a automobile detects another car coming from behind.