New 2013 Santa FE Will Hit European Roads in October, Price Starts at £25,495 (21.9 Lakhs)

Finally the New Santa Fe makes its way to UK in October! Prices have been officially announced, that starts from £25,495 OTR which equates to approximately 21.9 Lakhs in Indian currency. Mr. Tony Whitehorn, President & CEO, Hyundai Motor UK said: “Globally Hyundai has decided to keep the Santa Fe nameplate as it has, and continues to be, a hugely popular product with customers and is synonymous with the Hyundai brand. We know that Santa Fe buyers are amongst our most loyal customers and it is their feedback that has helped to shape the new model.

We think that the New Generation Santa Fe will not only appeal to existing customers with its fresh design and improved levels of standard technology, but will attract a new range of buyers looking for a stylish, premium and authentic SUV”, he also added.

A 2.2-Litre CRDi Engine that develops 198 PS of power and 421.66 Nm of torque, will power up the new Santa Fe. The engine has been re-worked to generate less amount of CO2 per kilometre and to increase fuel efficiency. The rear legroom is improved by 45 mm and the first row headroom is improved by 11 mm. The suspension has also been reviewed to ensure a refined and comfortable ride. There are three variants of the New Santa Fe: Style, Premium, Premium SE; each will be offered in 3 transmission options:

  • A 2-WD Manual Transmission
  • A 4-WD  Manual Transmission
  • A 4-WD Automatic Transmission

Let’s sum-up the features and make it easy for you to read:

Standard Features:

  • 18-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • ESP with ABS
  • Seven Airbags
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Active Bonnet System (First in Santa Fe line-up)

Premium Mid-Trim Add-ons:

  • Touch-screen Satellite Navigation
  • Reverse Parking Camera with Parking Guidance System
  • Electrically Foldable ORVMS with Puddle Lamps
  • Dual Zone Climate Control
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Roof Rails
  • Chrome Finish Door Handles
  • Black Leather/Beige Leather seat trim.
  • Price Starts at £28,995 (~24.9 Lakh)

Premium SE Trim Add-Ons:

  • 19-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Electrically Adjustable Driver’s Seat
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Xenon Headlamps with Day Time Running Lamps
  • Keyless Entry with Engine Start/Stop Button
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Smart Parking Assist
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Supervision Cluster with LCD Display
  • Price Starts at £32,695 (~28 Lakh)
Hyundai Motor India, when can we expect this Luxurious SUV in India?
Arghya Pan
Team MotorBash

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