The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is an exciting, well-built, feature-rich automobile that's very attractive and appealing to just about everyone. It has a sleek and aerodynamic exterior, a stylish, comfortable interior and a powertrain that gives this mid-sized SUV everything it needs for stop and go city driving, fast paced highway driving or navigating a rugged off-road surface for outdoor adventures. The newly redesigned 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has a wide range of cutting-edge features that are sure to surprise and please many people.
A fourth generation mid-sized SUV, Hyundai's 2021 Santa Fe was freshly redesigned both inside and out and is now comparable with the top vehicles in its class. Its unique size, style and features lands it between a compact crossover and a true midsize SUV. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is a great choice whether you need a vehicle to take family to and from school, work and extracurricular activities. It's ideal for running to the supermarket, zipping in and out of intown traffic or to wend your way up and down hill and dale and make your way on winding country roads towards an outdoor adventure.
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe offered in the U.S. has two available engine options. A 2.4 liter, 185 horsepower four-cylinder engine that produces 178 pound-feet of torque and a 2.0 liter, 235 horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 260 pound-feet of torque. Both engines work with an eight-speed automatic transmission and comes with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive. A hybrid 1.6 liter, 227 horsepower, T-GDi powertrain that delivers 258 pound-feet of torque and is powered by a 44.2KW electric motor as well as a lithium-ion polymer battery pack with 1.49-kWh is sold in Europe.
Hyundai made radical changes to the exterior of the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe in a nearly total overhaul from front to back. The new Santa Fe boasts a new, bigger fully snapped black grille and geometric patterns, two-tone bumpers and LED headlamps and daytime running lights that meet to form a T at the corner. It has LED taillights linked using a horizontal rear bar. It's front-end, sides, shoulders, roof and back have graceful aerodynamic lines, roof rails and gorgeous, bold shapes that's sure to turn heads. Add its 17-inch alloy wheels and this vehicle looks amazing.
The interior has been redesigned and now features a new centerpiece, larger cub spaces, a new 10.25 inch infotainment screen with voice-aided navigation and comfortable seats for 7. There's unique soft-to-touch material, raised central console with gearshift buttons which are part of its new shift-by-wire system, a cozy cockpit and an ergonomic feel. The gear shifters have an easy-to-use Terrain Mode selector knob that makes it a breeze to switch among its drive modes and its HTRAC all-wheel-drive settings. You can switch modes for rain, snow, mud or sand. Plus, the SUV has sport, comfort and smart modes.
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has a wide array of excellent infotainment and communication technology. It includes an 8.0-inch multimedia touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple Carplay, smartphone connectivity, wireless charging, dual second-row USB charging ports and a quality sound system. There are steering wheel mounted controls for navigating the intuitive infotainment, communication and safety features. There's even a one-touch button for third-row entry and exit. The new Hyundai Santa Fe has all the infotainment and communications tech children, teens and adults want and need.
The 2021 Santa Fe has lots of storage space for occupants to put their stuff. The seats have several split configurations that make fitting the kids and all their things in very easy. The trunk is 571-liters in size. Fold down the third-row seats and the storage capacity expands to a huge 782-liters . Fold all the seats flat and the Santa Fe's storage space increases to a whopping 1,649-liters. If you want an affordable, stylish vehicle that's perfect for holding lots of people and things, check out the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe.
If the safety of you and your passengers is important to you, then a 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe model is the compact crossover/SUV for you. It gets high scores for all its safety features. Some of its safety tech includes smart cruise control featuring stop and go, lane keep assist, rear cross-traffic alert, lane follow assist, collision-avoidance, front parking sensors, safe exit assist and a child lock safety system with electronic controls. The height of the remodeled Hyundai Santa Fe provides excellent visibility and enhances the vehicle's safety.
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe comes in 5 trim levels. The SE, SEL, Limited, Caligraphy 2.5T and the Caligraphy. Each trim level has unique features.
The base model SE comes with a 2.5 liter, inline-4 engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission featuring SHIFTRONIC technology. It has unibody construction with high-strength steel as well as motor-driven power steering. The SE can tow 2,000 pounds and has trailering brakes that have a 4-pin trailer wire connection. It comes with automatic headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights, roof-mounted center high-mount stop light, body colored side mirrors, solar control front glass, rear privacy glass, a rear spoiler, as well as a roof-mounted shark-fin style antenna and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Inside it has a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, 60/40 split-folding reclining cloth covered seats, 8-inch color touchscreen, audio system with an AM/FM radio, Bluetooth, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, wireless charging for smartphones, AC, rear HVAC vents, external temperature display, streaming audio, 4.2-inch color Multi-Information Display and power liftgate. Safety features include electronic stability and traction control featuring brake assist, forward collision alert, rear seat occupant alert, lane keep assist and smart cruise control featuring stop and go.
The SEL trim has the SE features and adds a proximity key, push-button start, driver's seat that's heated and 8-way power-adjustable, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather appointed seating surfaces, front passenger seat that's 8-way power-adjustable, power second-row release, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, an optional 14-speaker Harman Kardon premium audio system, QuantumLogic Surround sound, Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology and an available 10.25-inch infotainment system featuring traffic flow data and built-in navigation.
Safety features are blind spot collision alert, safe exit assist, rear cross traffic alert, highway driver assist and Ultrasonic Rear Occupant Alert. SEL also adds a front grille with chrome accents, roof rails and heated side mirrors. It has optional LED interior and taillights, puddle lamps, side mirrors with integrated LED turn-signals, panoramic sunroof, acoustic-laminated front side glass, hands-free power smartgate, plus Hyundai Digital Key. It adds auto-dimming rearview mirror, wireless charging, HD Radio and dual vent automatic climate control. The SEL can get the Convenience Package and Premium Package.
On this trim, all the SEL's optional features are standard equipment, including both the Premium Package and the Convenience Package. The Limited's engine is a 277 horsepower, 2.50 liter turbocharged four cylinder engine mated with an eight-speed wet, dual-clutch automatic transmission. Front-wheel-drive is standard and All-Wheel-Drive optional. It also has Drive Mode Select, Idle, Stop & Go, a 3,500 pound max towing capacity, 7-pin trailer wire connection, trailering brakes and Trailer Sway Control. Plus, there's a surround view monitor, upgraded melange headliner and blind-spot monitoring featuring rear cross-traffic control. The SEL also has 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in all-season tires.
The Calligraphy 2.5T trim has all the features of the Limited and then adds dark chrome accented front grille, dark satin-chrome door handles, premium quilted-Nappa leather seats, head-up windshield display, eco-suede microfiber headliner, a steering wheel wrapped in perforated leather, power rear passenger windows and expanded interior light display.
This trim has all the features of the Limited and the Calligraphy 2.5T and adds 20-inch alloy wheels.
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has two unique special packages buyers can add to the vehicle to make it even more unique. They are the Convenience Package and the Premium Package. Here's a look at what each one contains.
This package adds a hands-free smart power liftgate with auto open, dual automatic temperature control featuring CleanAir Ionizer, a Hyundai Digital Key, leather-wrapped steering wheel, manual rear side sunshades, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, LED tail lights, auto-dimming inside rearview mirror featuring HomeLink, power release 2nd-row seats, side mirrors with integrated LED turn-signal indicators, puddle lamps, the Ultrasonic Rear Occupant Alert and acoustic-laminated front side glass.
This package comes with leather-appointed seating surfaces, 8-way power passenger seat, Harman Kardon® Premium Audio system featuring Clari-Fi™ Music Restoration Technology as well as QuantumLogic® Surround, premium door sill plates, 10.25-inch touchscreen navigation, highway driving assist, panoramic sunroof and LED interior lighting.
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe went through revolutionary changes and emerged as a vehicle that's easy for everyone to love. With its upscale features, improved performance and affordable price, it is well worth a visit to Tim's Truck to check out the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe for yourself.