The Santa Fe model seems to be one of Hyundai’s main focuses in
their 2017 line-up. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport features a
substantial amount of change to make up for its sports
Smaller than the three-row Santa Fe and bigger than the Tucson,
this model borrows characteristics from both of these models to
make Hyundai’s two-row compact SUV line-up interesting. This
Santa Fe Sport has been packed with the latest technological
gizmos to cope up with its competition.
Exterior Changes and Interior Cabin of 2018 Hyundai
Santa Fe Sport
This new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport seems to be modified a lot
in terms of visuals. This starts with its refreshed front
fascia which is characterised by a new hexagonal grille that
looks sporty and slightly aggressive at the same time.
The headlights too have been refreshed with a new design that
also adds to a refined look. Down below, the fog lights are
new; front bumper has been slightly modified as well. Moving
on, its side body features some new body lines. The wheel rims
have been redesigned too.
Up top, its sporty look is further emphasised by new dynamic
roof rails. Changes have also taken place in the rear portion
of this SUV. The tail lights have been modified to a new shape;
rear bumper has also been revised.
The tailgate seems to have received a balanced treatment. All
in all, these changes make this 2018 Santa Fe Sports evolve
The new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2018 makes room for 5 adults in
its interior cabin. It seems to have been refined from the
previous generation model, and in fact, it is as there’s a new
8-inch touchscreen display with the upgraded infotainment
system synced in it.
The air vents have been made bigger; centre console has been
revised with controls, and a new theme has been laid out.
Seating arrangement seems to remain the same while the
upholstery materials are new. Panoramic sunroof comes as
optional, power functions in the seats are standard.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport – Engine and
A 2.4-liter 4 cylinder engine has been featured as the base
unit in this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. This engine has been
equipped with direct injection and produces 178 lb-ft of torque
and 185 hp. A 6-speed automatic transmission system has been
used with this engine.
A 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 cylinder engine is also likely to be
placed. This will produce 260 lb-ft of torque and 240 hp of
power with the help of a direct injection system. This engine
also uses the same 6-speed automatic transmission. This new
Santa Fe is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 7 seconds or
less. The figures are quite impressive for an SUV of this size.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport – Competitors, Price, and
In conclusion, the Chevy Equinox, Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V are some of its main
competitors. This 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport comes with a
price tag of $44,599, and it is already available for sale.