What’s new? Hyundai has updated its flagship SUV on the local market. Exterior revisions include a new front bumper, grille, skid plates and headlamp units;… Read more →
T HE SUV landscape is changing. The clear distinction between SUV and crossover appears to be blurring as buyers’ emphases shift from all-terrain ability to everyday… Read more →
The previous generation Hyundai Santa Fe was a highly underrated machine. I remember testing a post-facelift model at the same time as its smaller brother, the hugely popular ix35, and struggling to figure out why Hyundai doesn’t sell more of it. It had more space, was more confident off the beaten track and with its then newly launched 2,2-litre turbodiesel engine, also powerful and economical. Of course, in this fashion-conscious segment, dashing good looks rate high on the wish-list, and it is perhaps here where the previous model came undone.
Hyundai finally revealed its Santa Fe replacement at the recent New York Auto Show. The newcomer will reach South Africa before the end of the year
Hyundai has finally given its Santa Fe the new family face. Teaser images of the 2013 Santa Fe were released on Hyundai USA’s Twitter feed. This new Korean SUV will be unveiled next month at the New York Auto Show.
Spy images reveal a far more attractive design for Hyundai’s underrated Santa Fe
With the runaway success of the Hyundai ix35 we’re seeing in this market, I’m afraid just not enough heads are turning toward the compact SUV’s bigger brother, the highly-underrated Santa Fe. This is rather unfortunate, because there’s a lot on offer, especially so after the recent facelift.
Hyundai has set out to ruffle the establishment’s feathers with its new, larger Santa Fé, and while I won’t be rushing out to sign on… Read more →