The Hyundai Santa Fe’s new third generation model has been introduced to the Malaysian car market. HyundaiSime Darby Motors (HSDM) has recently launched this popular medium sized seven seater SUV. The company had started taking the pre-bookings of the all new Santa Fe early in the month of June, 2013.
The Hyundai Santa Fe luxury SUV is sporting a Inokom badge on itself for the Malaysian car market. Santa Fe meant for the Malaysia is assembled locally in the nation and comes with the options of two motors.
The two engine options are namely, an R 2.2 CRDi e-VGT diesel motor that is capable of churning out the maximum power of 197 horsepower and the peak torque of 436Nm; and a Theta II 2.4 liter MPI petrol engine that has the ability to produce a maximum power of 176 horsepower and a peak torque of 227Nm.
The Hyundai Santa Fe will transmit the power produced by both its engines to its wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission gearbox with Shiftronic manual override along with a potential four-wheel-drive system. In order to improve the convenience and efficiency of this powerful and stunning SUV, both its engine variants feature an ‘Active Eco’ button which helps to provide optimal fuel economy to the consumers.
The all new Hyundai Santa Fe will be offered in two trim models for both the car’s engine options in the Malaysian market. The trim models are namely, the Elegance and Executive Plus. The Santa Fe comes with world-class features and enhanced styling to entice the modern consumers. Some of the commonly shared standard features that come in both the trims are the Smart Key with push button engine ignition, automatic headlamps, steering-mounted controls, 12 way electric driver’s seat adjustment, dual-airbags and cruise control system.
The Executive Plus being the high-end model is endowed with further luxurious and premium features of the superb Xenon HID headlamps, dual-zone air conditioning system, panoramic sunroof, reverse camera with parking assist as well as massive 19 inch alloy wheels.
The recently unveiled Malaysia specification Hyundai Santa Fe mid-sized sports Utility Vehicle is currently on sale and available at all the authorized Hyundai showrooms across the nation of Malaysia.
As the Hyundai cars are known to provide great technical specifications, powerful performance and style along with a reasonable price tag, the all new Santa Fe also carries a competitive price tag. In the local Malaysian car market the new Santa Fe is available for a starting price of RM163,888 for the base Elegance trim model and for RM178,88 for the top-end model of the Executive Plus of the petrol engine run versions. On the other hand, the Santa Fe’s diesel run versions come tagged for RM176,888 for the base model Elegance and RM189,888 for the high end trim Executive Plus.
As Hyundai Motor is committed to customer convenience and satisfaction, the price tags of all the Santa Fe models are also inclusive of a comprehensive five year or 300,000 kilometers warranty, to provide complete peace of mind to the owners.