March 18, 2020

Hyundai Santa Fe Series Two Arrives

Hyundai Santa Fe gets updated and upgraded for 2016.

Hyundai Santa Fe Series Two Arrives - the 2016 Santa Fe features new-look bumpers front and rear.

Hyundai dealerships are set to start welcoming the upgraded Hyundai Santa Fe Series Two.

Officially unveiled this afternoon, the new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Series Two sports new looks from a redesigned grille, headlights and new bumper design. Hyundai also giving the alloy wheels available on the seven-seat model a make-over.

While Hyundai engineers have also carried out some tweaks under the bonnet. The petrol engine has been retuned and offers what Hyundai has described as improved drivability and performance, that’s despite a 3kW and 1Nm reduction in power and torque and 0.3L/100km increase in consumption (auto and manual).

The diesel engine fitted to the Santa Fe has also been updated and now boasts an additional 2kW and 4Nm, fuel consumption drops 0.3L/100km (manual) and 0.4L/100km when fitted to the Hyundai six-speed auto transmission.

On the road, Hyundai have also stiffened up the springs in the Santa Fe Series Two and made a slight rear suspension modification, Hyundai tell us this change will improve ride quality and handling stability.

Hyundai Santa Fe Series Two Arrives - Hyundai has given the infotainment systems in the Santa Fe an upgrade.

On the inside, Hyundai is introducing a new-look instrument cluster, revised audio head units and Touchscreen Multimedia Systems, as well new interior trim.

While, lastly, the new Series Two Santa Fe Highlander picks up added new safety systems including Autonomous Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Warning.

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Series Two is available in four model grades and prices start from $38,490.

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