5 Development Facts for Hyundai’s “Big Boy”! Grand Santa Fe Review!

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Charming and Sophisticated!

New charming Hyundai Grand Santa Fe is sophisticated, premium vehicle with great performance and extraordinary comfort that shows Hyundai`s last state of art technologies.
This modern Sport Utility Vehicle is positioned between the D and S – SUV segment in order to meet the customers` demands for more premium and spacious SUV with more competitive price and enhanced practicality. Hyundai`s target customers for this vehicle are active bigger families with a 3 row-vehicles need.

Completely New Concept!

This luxury premium SUV is completely new concept with stronger and more voluminous surface with balanced lines, based on the famous “Storm Edge” concept from its smaller brother and new stylish and convenient premium interior. Grand Santa Fe is developed from every aspect:

1. Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – New Urban Looking Design!

The modern premium character can be noticed on the newly designed parts: front bumper, hexagonal radiator grille, premium style dynamic lines together with 2-tone radiator grille, high-tech head lamps, dynamic style skid plate, new side character line and roof racks, newly designed 18″ and 19″ alloy wheels, dual muffler and power tailgate. The long wheel base and aerodynamic profile are completed with sophisticated belt line and outside LED turn signal lamps. Harmonious 3-dimensional rear design gives the sporty image to the Grand Santa Fe as a differentiated premium SUV.

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2. Hyundai Grand Santa Fe -- Efficient and Great Performance Engines!

New Grand Santa Fe is equipped with 4 new high-techs, fuel efficient, high performance engines:
3.3-liter Lambda II GDI -294hp/6,400 – silent GDI high performance, fuel efficient and eco-friendly V6 engine with high pressure direct injection and combustion at air supplied cylinders.
3.3-liter Lambda II MPI-270hp/6,400 – V6 engine with friction reducing coating and variable oil pump.
3.0-liter Lambda II GDI-264 hp/6,400 – GDI V6 engine with 3 stage variable intake system.
2.2-liter R-VGT CRDi-197hp/3,800 –4-cylinder diesel engine from the 3rd generation of common rails, with highly efficient turbo charger, exhaust filtration devices and low pressure EGR system.

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3. Hyundai Grand Santa Fe – State of the Art Advanced Technologies!

Grand Santa Fe has a ideal chassis design, comfortable damping and optimal handling. These premium feature are showing the Hyundai`s innovative direction: 0.34 coefficient of drag (the best in class), AUX,USB & iPOD port, Bluetooth, “My Mucis” feature, Virtual Sound Audio, Advanced IT Smart Navigation, cluster ionizer, auto defog system, rear heater and air conditioning system, electronic parking brake, Smart KEY & Button Start, glove box cooling, SPAS – smart parking assist system, 220 V inverter, ECM & Compass, Integrated memory seat, AFLS – adaptive front light system, RPAS – rear parking assist system, cruise control, rain sensor, power tailgate “Spindle Type”, independent second row seats, 3rd row heater and air con.

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4. Hyundai Grand Santa Fe -- Practical, Spacious, Comfort and Luxury Interior!

Advanced interior feature are very innovative and they surpasses this premium SUV`s comfort level. Stylish design, premium materials and optimal seat position adapting are making this vehicle more convenient and comfortable. The new interior details of the Grand Santa Fe are: two tone interior color, color audio screen with rear-view camera display, chrome interior trim details, new TFT LCD supervision cluster, heated steering wheel, rear side window sunshades, wide panorama sunroof, advanced lighting system, driver & passenger power seat with 4-way lumbar support, 6 or 7-seat variation, 4 way headrest, new wrap door cover range.

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5. Hyundai Grand Santa Fe -- New Intelligent Safety Solutions!

His smaller brother Santa Fe has better scoring than Mercedes Benz M-Class and Range Rover and is the safest vehicle ever tested by EURO NCAP. Hyundai makes the safest vehicles with the installation of the newest preventive safety systems: MDPS -- system for improving driving reliability and steering, ATCC -- advanced traction cornering control, additional material for interior noise reduction, ABS, BAS, VSM, ESC -- electronic stability control, de-powered driver`s, passenger`s, side airbag, knee airbag and air curtains, emergency fastening device, tire pressure monitoring system, LDWS -- lane departure warning system, DBC -- downhill brake control, ESS emergency stop signal, impact energy distribution and improvement of vehicle deformation.

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Grand Santa Fe – Bigger than Veracruz/ix55!

Grand Santa Fe is longer wheelbase version of its smaller brother Santa Fe. In fact Hyundai is replacing Veracruz/ix55 in the SUV market with the new Grand Santa Fe. This vehicle is longer than Veracruz/ix55, with extra space for the passengers and bigger cargo room, more premium features and two types of seat-option (6 or 7-seater).

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