New Hyundai Santa Fe: Our Best Look Yet

2018 Geneva Motor Show / Comments

After last week's teaser, Hyundai has released some design sketches giving us a better look at the new stylish Sante Fe.

At this year's Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai will be showcasing the all-new version of its best-selling crossover, the Santa Fe. We were recently treated to a shadowy teaser photo showcasing the SUV's stylish silhouette, and now the Korean automaker has released some more revealing design sketches that give us a much clearer look at the 2018 Santa Fe's striking new design direction. As expected, the all-new Santa Fe's angular design is inspired by its smaller sibling, the quirky Kona crossover.

At the front is a pair of slender headlights with a split design separating the daytime running lights and main headlamps, while the automaker's signature Cascading Grille gives the SUV a fresh new face. From the profile, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe features a sleek roof line, while the side character line running from the headlights to the taillights merge to "form a harmonious look and feel." Elsewhere, new headlights, an angled tailgate, and numerous chrome accents highlight changes at the rear. The car featured in the design sketches also has a faux silver diffuser and a small roof spoiler giving the SUV a sportier presence. It's even been part-developed at the Nurburgring to sharpen up the handling.

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As well as an overhauled exterior, the new fourth-generation Hyundai Santa Fe will have a more spacious interior with improved rear legroom and headroom. It will also be equipped with an abundance of advanced safety tech, including a Rear Occupant Alert that monitors the rear seats to detect passengers and alert the driver when they leave the car, which Hyundai says is an industry-first. Other new safety tech includes an enhanced Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning system with automatic emergency braking. Powertrain details remain unknown, but we'll find out more next month when Hyundai lifts the wraps off the all-new Santa Fe before its public debut at Geneva in March.

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