The Santa Fe model series from Hyundai has an immensely successful journey to boast about. The Hyundai Santa Fe is a midsize SUV model that has had a steep ascending sales record for the last few decades. Thanks to the timely updates that Hyundai has implemented on this flagship model Santa Fe, dressing it up with the latest design outfits as well as technological upgrades. Currently, the Hyundai Santa Fe model series has just received a new upliftment with a much-needed hybrid system added to its lineup. The said SUV model from Hyundai has already stepped into its fourth generation back in the year 2018 and thereafter received an appreciable facelift in the year 2020. The 2023 model year edition of Santa Fe is based on the Hyundai-Kia N3 platform replacing the earlier Y6 one, informed the sales team leader of the Pine Hill electric vehicle dealer.
Following the current trend of advanced hybrid powertrains that are nearly as good as the all-electric powertrains gave the Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid models a boost in the EV market. Since the 2022 model year edition, the Hyundai Santa Fe hybrid models are delivering punchy accelerations because of which a large section of gasoline vehicle buyers has switched to this hybrid model.
The Hybrid System
The 2023 model year edition of the Hyundai Santa Fe continues most of its attributes as an SUV model housing a Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi 1.6-liter turbocharged engine closely bonded with a pair of high-end electric motors to supply the required amount of power juice to them. The electric motors in combination with the regular gasoline powertrain derive their power from a 1.49 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack that is charged by the gasoline motor to generate 226 horsepower and 258 lb. ft of torque. While switching its power retrieval from the electric motor and the gasoline motor the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe stays as smooth as butter, never allowing any roughness to sneak into. Driving the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe hybrid model on city roads as well as on the highways show no difference, and with this hybrid system in the run, the model can accelerate the speed from a standstill to 60 mph within 7.5 seconds which is a smart score for its category.
Comfort and Safety Features
The Santa Fe as a hybrid SUV model from Hyundai also receives some important ADAS features such as Forward collision avoidance, Blind-spot monitor, Rear cross-traffic alert, Adaptive cruise control, and Lane keeping assist, as standard. Stepping up to the next higher SEL Premium trim will offer the buyers all the advantages of a fully leather upholstered cabin, a panoramic sunroof, pairs of 19-inch wheels, ambient cabin lighting, illuminated door sills, a bigger infotainment screen, as well as higher walls of drive safety with enhanced editions of features like adaptive cruise control. Likewise, choosing the range-topping Limited trim will push further a lengthy list of better-quality materials and features like a driver’s seat with memory functions, ventilated front seats, a power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, a surround-view camera system, a 115-volt power outlet, a remote park assist system and many more, recommended the sales advisor of the famous EV dealer in Pine Hill.