2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport review

There are two kinds of vehicles. Namely the flagship ones and the evergreen. For cars with high end features may come and go but stability remains number one focus for Santa Fe. Released in the early 2000s,  this car has done exceedingly well in the family segment range and is available in five and seven passenger accomodation capacity options. This hybrid vehicle has survived through three generations and Hyundai is all set to release the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Being the sport variant it is expected to be edgier than the basic one. However this upgrade is only a part of a series of upgrades therefore many major changes won’t be noticible. But they are likely to be effictive and exciting.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport front

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Engine and Fuel Economy

As mentioned earlier, this variant being in its midterm not much engine changes will be expected. However what is packed under the hood is pretty powerful and considerably stable. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will feature 3.3 L engine equipped with direct fuel injection technology. This engine will be capable of generating a very high output. It may vary between 290 HP to 300 HP. In terms of torque it will provide 252 pd-ft.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport side

This sport variant engine will be coupled with Hyundai’s standard transmission system. Other than this a new engine will as well deliver a pretty good mileage of 20 mpg.  No information is available regarding the basic driving system of this car. However some rumours indicate that this 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will only offer all wheel drive system.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Exterior and Interior Design

Hyundai has strategically designed a completely different variant for the US market. The design that 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will offer for the United States market is not something completely revolutionary. But they are effective and well thought of. Most exterior changes include the redesigned headlights, tail lamps and up gradation of external components. This new variant comes with a sleeker yet bigger bumper. Overall it is more edgy than before.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport already comes with the best safety features therefore most internal updates are technological. They include newly designed dash board with a new range of controls, touchscreen interface. Other than that improved navigations system will also be installed in the new variant. Last but not the least it will also come with a brand new infotainment system but audio components from JBL.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport interior

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Release Date and Price

Hyundai has divulged no official information regarding the price and release date of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. However some sources suggest that this car would be released by the end of this year. But considering that the previous variant has been made available in the market for only a few months out, it is unlikely that the 2017 version will face such an untimely release.

Going by the trend however we can expect it to be available at a showroom near us by the third quarter of next year. As far as price tag of new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is concerned, it is expected to be quite affordable. And since people wouldn’t mind investing on this evergreen vehicle the price of the sport variant will be expectedly set at around $ 40k.

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