The first images of the new fourth-generation 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe have been released by Hyundai. The bookings of the car will start tomorrow in South Korea.
A completely new design & look has been given to the SUV. Other than the design, safety innovative tech & infotainment system has been added.
Coming to the design of the car, it has slimmer upper daytime running lights & bigger main lighting units lower down, thus dual-tier headlights. The Hyundai signature, the cascading grille is also included with its focused squared-off wheel arches & a robust shoulder line that goes along the full length of the SUV.
Coming to the interior of the car, there is a three-tier dashboard. The witch gear is down below, in the middle is the slim air vents & right at the stop is the freestanding infotainment display. As per Hyundai in the cabin best-quality materials, the color combo is used, keeping in mind the comfort & continence of their customers.
Technologically advanced equipment is also used in 2018 Santa Fe with BlueLink 2.0. It offers telematics services including remote start, security and car management options, and real-time navigation direction through smartphone connectivity. Furthermore in conjunction with SoundHound a song identification feature is also incorporated.
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In order to further improve the system & accuracy of server-based voice recognition system, artificial intelligence is used with the help of Kakao, a Korean tech company. Now the system better recognizes natural speech patterns like when the driver asks for guiding towards a specific location. Also, there is a Voice Memo feature that allows the riders to record spoken words while driving. So if you have to record any phone number or any idea you can do that now.
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The safety features of the SUV include Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Avoidance Assist (FCA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Driver Attention Warning (DAW) and High Beam Assist (HBA).
The engine of the car is 2.0-litre turbo petrol and 2.0 & 2.2-litre turbodiesels.
This is all about the specs & features of the car, more updates will be given after 2018 Santa Fe launches in South Korea.