Hyundai previews fourth generation Santa Fe, which will pack more safety technology
The current and third generation Hyundai Santa Fe is an excellent car in its own right: spacious, comfortable, powerful, economical and good value for money. It even looks half decent. That’s why the upcoming fourth generation Hyundai Santa Fe needs to be just right, and more if it’s not only to be better than its predecessor, but its rivals in the highly competitive SUV segment.
Hyundai knows this. And their playing their cards very closely to their chests. They’ve only released one image of the new Santa Fe, a silhouette, which suggests that the new car borrows its styling cues from the hugely successful Tucson, and the compact Kona. Those large rear doors also mean easy access to the third row.
The Korean brand has also confirmed that the fourth generation Hyundai Santa Fe will also boast new safety tech, including rear cross traffic alert with automatic braking, meaning the car will slam on the anchors if it thinks you’re going to back into something.
There’s also a clever new feature called Rear Occupant Alert, which notifies the driver if there are in passengers in the rear seat when they exit the vehicle. This could potentially prevent forgetful parents locking their children in the car.
The all-new fourth generation Hyundai Santa Fe will go on sale in Australia mid-2018.
More information to come.