Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) recently launched the all new fourth generation Santa Fe which was previewed at the Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2018. There are four variants to choose from and the starting price is RM 169,888.
The all new Santa Fe is available in two different engine choice, which is the Theta II 2.4 MPI Petrol and the R 2.2 CRDi Diesel engine. Both engine choices are offered with the Executive and Premium variants. The Theta II 2.4 MPI is mated to a 6-speed Auto Transmission producing 172PS and 225NM of torque while the R 2.2 CRDI Diesel engine is mated to a 8-speed Auto Transmission producing 193PS and 440NM of torque. The 8-speed Auto Transmission is newly developed by Hyundai and it provides a quick and crisp shift for a more engaging driving experience.
Standard features across all variants are the 12-way Driver Power Seat, Smart One Touch Walk-in,
Floating Type 7-inch display, Auxiliary and USB ports as well as Bluetooth connectivity with Voice
Recognition, Safety Power Window, Back Warning Camera, Parking Distance Warning (front & rear), Auto Light Control, Auto Cruise Control and a Roof Rack. Standard safety features are carried over from the previous generation which include the 6 Airbag system, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) system, Hillstart Assist Control (HAC), Downhill Brake Control (DBC), Antilock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist System (BAS), Traction Control System (TCS) and an Immobiliser.
The premium variants for both the Theta II 2.4 MPI and R 2.2 CRDi has a RM20,000 price difference when compare with the executive models and that gives you a numbers of additional features such as Rear Occupant Alert, Blind-Spot Collision Warning. Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning, Bi-function LED Projection, Dynamic Bending Light, 8-way power seat for the front passenger &, 10-way power seat for the driver, Walk-in Device on passenger seat, Leather Dashboard Trim, Deluxe Cloth or Suede on the pillar, sun visor and roof trim; 7-inch Supervision TFT LCD, Floating-typed 7” Display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Power Tailgate, Wireless Phone Charger, Rain Sensor, 19-inch wheels and LED lamps.
If you opt for the R 2.2 CRDi varient, you will get Hyundai’s HTRAC All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system. The
HTRAC AWD system is a multi-mode system, providing an electronic, variable-toque-split clutch
with active torque control between the front and rear axles. The driver selectable HTRAC Normal,
Sport and Smart modes help provide confident control in all weather conditions. This system also
has a wider range of torque distribution variability than many competitor systems and has been
tuned to conditions such as straight-line acceleration, medium and high-speed cornering and hill
The introductory prices not including road tax and insurance for the four variants which are valid until end of June 2019 are as shown below:
● Theta II 2.4 MPI Executive – RM169,888
● Theta II 2.4 MPI Premium – RM189,888
● R 2.2 CRDi Executive – RM191,888
● R 2.2 CRDi Premium – RM211,888
The all-new Santa Fe is entitled to 50,000km free service with 3 year validity and a five-year or 300,000km (whichever comes first) warranty. For more information or to place a booking, interested parties can head to the nearest sales outlet or call Hyundai’s Customer Careline at 1- 300-13-2000.