The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe was revealed Monday, displaying off a brand new design course for the midsize crossover SUV.
Previous generations of the Santa Fe have had styling in step with their crossover development, however this fifth-generation mannequin, anticipated to achieve U.S. showrooms for the 2024 mannequin 12 months, adopts a boxy design straight out of Land Rover’s look ebook.
With the primary redesign of the Santa Fe because the 2019 mannequin 12 months, the brand new mannequin is outlined by angles, from the oblong headlights and grille, to the sharp-edged fender flares enclosing 21-inch wheels and a squared-off rear finish. The headlight and taillight parts have an “H” form for model id.
2024 Hyundai Santa Fe
The subsequent-generation mannequin might be out there with three rows of seats, though it is unclear if a 3rd row might be out there within the U.S., as the current Santa Fe is just offered as a five-seater. Hyundai claims “class-leading inside area,” and notes that the tailgate space was widened for added utility. That ought to make loading and unloading cargo simpler, and supply a pleasant spot for tailgate events.
The inside design follows the identical angular theme as the outside. In step with present design developments, there’s a big touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster positioned side-by-side, and a raised middle console with a storage nook beneath. The Santa Fe is extensive sufficient to accommodate two wi-fi phone-charging pads side-by-side, plus USB ports. A panel above it homes most controls—with analog knobs for temperature and audio quantity—which means customers will not must depend on the touchscreen for every little thing.
Hyundai used sustainable supplies akin to recycled plastic within the headliner, mats, and second- and third-row seat backs. Artificial leather-based, which automakers now rely as a sustainable materials, is used within the door trim. Actual nappa leather-based and wooden trim will nonetheless be out there, nevertheless.
2024 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai is not discussing mechanical particulars but, however count on quite a bit to hold over. That is as a result of Hyundai switched the Santa Fe to a brand new platform for the 2020 mannequin 12 months, aligning with a redesigned model of the associated Kia Sorento. An up to date Sorento is anticipated to debut alongside the brand new Santa Fe as a 2024 mannequin. Each will probably get the identical powertrain lineup, with naturally aspirated and turbocharged 4-cylinder engines and hybrid and plug-in hybrid configurations.
Extra details about the 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe might be revealed in August.