2016 Hyundai Santa Fe – Release Date, News and Rumors

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Release Date, MPG, Specs, Price – We all know that the Hyundai Santa Fe has always been that SUV that is inexpensive, drives well on most terrains, looks amazing and most imperatively does not cost you an arm and a leg. The new Hyundai Santa Fe for 2016 will certainly be the crossover you don’t want to miss out on after its release.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe

It comes with a fully grown outside appearance, improved interior materials and enhanced engines that will ensure the vehicle’s performance remains competitive in its segment. A new novelty will be the addition of a new version to the current trims.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe exterior, rear view, alloy wheels, taillights

The Korean automaker is certainly a prominent automobile company that is based in South Korea and its plans of unleashing the new Santa Fe will be met with mixed reactions depending on the perspective each person will be willing to view it from.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe front view, exterior, headlights and grille

We expect the vehicle to come with some of the newest technological specs meant to improve its overall performance. However, well-researched industry reports and rumours allege that the new Hyundai Santa Fe 2016 will mostly be a carryover of the previous model and no significant changes will be impacted on it. The following is a detailed review about the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe. We might also consider the competition vehicles which is very much versatile and ranges from 2016 Toyota Highlander, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2016 Honda Civic, 2016 Kia Sorento and 2016 Nissan Pathfinder.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior Changes

Key redesigns are likely to take part in the front fascia of the imminent 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe. The new SUV will assuredly give the vehicle a refreshed and larger grille than the model it is replacing, at least according to what spy photos reveal.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe front
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe front

Expect it to come with a front bumper that will have more bulges, which will replace the ones in its predecessor. On the aft bumper, the crossover will come with a more edgy posterior.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe side angle,black color, alloy wheels

Some of the features worth waiting for will include heated outside mirrors, projected headlamps, twin exhaust, roof rail, silica tires on its 17” alloy wheels and black spoiler on with HSML.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe back
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe back

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vehicle will come with a towing load of to 2,000lbs. while the Sport 2.0T will increase that by approximately 500lbs. Buyers should expect the body of the vehicle to feature a palette of colours which will include Mineral Grey, Platinum Graphite, Canyon Copper, Marlin Blue, Sparkling Silver, Twilight Black, Serrano Red and Frost White Pearl.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe side view, white color, alloy wheels and headlights

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Colours

The inside of the new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will likely put it in the same class as other high-class spendthrift Sports cars. It will be made available as either a 5, 6 or 7 seating capacity configuration vehicle. You should expect the Limited model to be the six-seater.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe interior
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe interior

The new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will come with a calfskin leather upholstery in the cabin and will be notably present in the entry way boards, steering wheel and seats. Would-be users should also expect Cowhide leather to adorn the armrest.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe interior, rear leather seats

The new features and accessories will include built-in cooler, 4.3” colour touchscreen, a cluster ionizer, dual zone climate control, rear view camera, BlueLink Telematics System, etc.

Additionally, the new Hyundai Santa Fe will come with a 6-disc changer that will have both a memory card support and USB.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe trunk

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Specs

According to industry pundits, the engine bound to be under the hood of the Santa Fe will be almost similar to that of its predecessor. The engine will be a 3.3L V6 capable of cranking out 290 horsepower and 252 lbs. of torque.

The 7-seater model will come equipped with a six-speed auto transmission system. Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T 5-seater, on the other hand, will come with a turbocharged 2.0L 1-4-cylinder powerplant able to provide 264 horsepower and 259 lbs. of torque.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe engine

The fuel consumption rating, according to many sources will be 19/27 mpg in the city/highway, while the top speed is estimated to be 125 miles per hour. The other engine that will most likely be made available will be a 2.4L 1-4, capable of generating up to 190 hp and 181lbs. of torque. Its projected fuel consumption rating should be around 20/27/23 mpg in the city/highway/combined.


Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.2 in. (110.2 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 1.1 in. (193.1 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.2 in. (74.2 in.)
Passenger volume: 146.6 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 13.5 cu.ft. (max 80.0 cu.ft.)
Curb weight: N/A
Top Speed: 128 mph
0-60: 7,1 sec
MPG: 20/27/23 city/highway/combined
Available Exterior Colors: Becketts Black, Circuit Silver, Iron Frost, Java Espresso, Monaco White, Night Sky Pearl, Regal Red Pearl, Storm Blue …
Towing Capacity: 5000 lbs

Price & Release Date – 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe will make it to showrooms before the fall of this year. In order to drive this car home, you will have to chunk out about $35,000.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe release date
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe release date

Furthermore, there are rumours also suggesting that the new 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe might make a hybrid powertrain available through the reports are inconclusive.



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