Korean Technology has made its Impression in SUVs

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7 Feb 2017
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Good looking Hyundai Santa Fe is a good choice of its class

The Hyundai Santa SUV, with go anywhere ability and practicality

Hyundai is considered as a giant in Korean automaker industry and Santa Fe is one of the best selling brands of the house. With good improvements in look, style and safety measures the new Santa is far better than that we had in the year of 2000.

The recent survey reveals its popularity among consumers. The Santa is in between, the smaller crossover Tucson and the larger luxury crossover SUV Veracruz of the same manufacturer. The Santa Fe is one of the few SUVS with seven seats arrangement and providing good interior space.

It is in the tough competition with Land Rover Discovery, Nissan X-Trail, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5 and BMW X3. Though this brand is a little bit expensive but full of features and latest tech.

With a single diesel engine Santa Fe is quite efficient in performance

There is no need to scratch your head over engine choice. There is only one Santa Fe  2.2-litre CRDi diesel engine. It is a four-cylinder 16 valve engine with different outputs used in different trim levels with slightly ups and down in performance.

Five-seat Santa gives good fuel economy with cruising

In Style Trim level it is capable to produce 194bhp and 311lb/ft torque. The Hyundai Santa Fe gives a comfortable drive with lot of power by climbing steep inclines with great ease and perfect control along with fast overtaking on motorways with great speed and agility. It gives a calm and smooth driving experience on town roads.

It takes 9.1 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h with top speed of 118m/h. Though it is a heavy built SUV but gives efficient diesel average of 48m/g with respectively low emissions of 155g/km. This trim level is of five-door and five-seat arrangements with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive assembly.

Seven-seat trim level performs well

Under the weight of seven-seat array this version gives 41m/g of fuel average with 178g/km of CO2 emissions. This diesel engine is coped with six-speed automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive system.

Hyundai Santa Fe Premium

Under the tag of Blue Drive Premium SE seven-seat trim level, this Hyundai Santa Fe diesel engine is of 197bhp and 325lb/ft torque. This version is available in six-speed automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive assembly.


It takes 9.3 seconds to each from0-62m/h with top speed of 126m/h. Its average is also good with 42m/g and CO2 emissions are 174g/km. With great torque force it is capable of 200kg towing weight.

Hyundai Santa gives effective handling and precise control while driving

Hyundai knows very well that if he wants to be in the market of SUVs, he has to produce good and efficient vehicles to compete good names of the SUV market like Nissan, Land Rover and BMW in each and every sense, so there is no compromise on product quality.

The Flex steering System of Santa gives smooth drive and effective road grip. Whirling is well précised, thanks to the weight of steering but also light in operation. There is a plenty of adjustment in both the steering wheel and driver’s seat which provides the best control of the wheel. Suspension is remarkable under the weight of Santa.

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