Fourth-gen Santa Fe Revealed in Korea
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe features bolder design language, new safety, comfort and convenience technologies plus increased visibility, cabin and storage space.
Hyundai recently celebrated the world premiere of the fourth-generation, 2019 Santa Fe at its Motorstudio Goyang in Korea.
The Santa Fe represents Hyundai’s strong SUV heritage and continues its success story.
The fourth generation 2019 model builds on this success using its family-oriented interior, loaded with practical cutting edge technologies and bold exterior looks.
It is the third and fourth of eight new or re-engineered crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) Hyundai is debuting by 2020.
The face of the new Santa Fe is highlighted by Hyundai’s signature Cascading Grille and a Composite Light design comprising LED Daytime Running Lights positioned on top of the LED headlights.
The exterior design is characterized by a powerful wide stance and an athletic, bold look that makes a statement from 100 feet away, featuring refined lines that reinforce the car’s status in Hyundai’s SUV lineup.
Improved ride comfort, handling and stability are achieved through key developments in the suspension geometry of the 2019 Santa Fe.
Hyundai’s Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist (RCCW) puts eyes and legs in the back of drivers’ heads. Using the Blind Spot Detection system’s radar sensors when backing up the system not only can warn the driver if vehicles approach from the side – it also applies the brakes automatically.
Interior cabin space has been enhanced on the 2019 Santa Fe.
Inside, there is now more room behind the second-row seats, when second-row seats are folded and the legroom has been lengthened to be best-in-class.
The H-point for the second-row seats has been moved back and the floor has been lowered for even more comfort. Engineers also have incorporated one-touch folding second-row seats.
The 2019 Santa Fe has Hyundai’s HTRAC All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system.
The HTRAC AWD system was developed as a multi-mode system, providing an electronic, variable-torque-split clutch with active torque control between the front and rear axles.
The driver-selectable HTRAC Normal, Sport and Smart modes help provide confident control in all-weather conditions. The Sport setting gives a more agile feel by sending more available torque to the rear wheels, for a sporty dynamic feel when desired.
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