One of the company’s most popular vehicles has been redesigned just recently, which is a clear indicator that 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is about to come without bigger novelties. The popular crossover has been completely overhauled for the next year and brings improvements in all aspects. It is bigger, more athletic, features new styling, new engines etc. With all these novelties, we would expect from the new model carry on for the next several years, but Hyundai is about to offer something completely new. It will be a new, hi-performance version, which will come from the company’s new performance division. All models from this department will carry the “N” badge in the future. Expect to see it during next year.
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe N
The most important novelty for the next year will be a new performance version, which will come as 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. After the recent redesign, the new generation of the popular crossover seems pretty capable to compete with all models in the class and this version will a be a perfect opportunity for the Sante Fe to justify its excellent position on the market.
Compared to standard models, it will come with lots of modifications. Of course, the most important will be those in terms of mechanics. The new version will come with lots of suspension upgrades, as well as with a new, more powerful engine. Most likely, it will be a new version of the company’s familiar V6 unit, which will for this occasion feature a max output somewhere between 330 and 350 horsepower.
Besides more power and better dynamics, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe N will also some with numerous distinctive styling details that will accentuate its sporty character. Expect to see new grille and wheels design, both in black colors. Bumpers and few more body parts will come reshaped as well, with a sportier stance.
Are there any changes for base models to come?
Rest of the model’s lineup is about to remain unchanged. The Santa Fe has been redesigned recently and it comes with numerous upgrades. First of all, there is a new architecture, which brings plenty of new design solutions, including a longer wheelbase. The new model is bigger, which means more space on the inside, larger cargo area, and several more benefits.
In terms of styling, we expect 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe to carry on in a familiar manner. The new version of the crossover comes with lots of chrome details and possible novelties for the next year could be a few more exterior colors for the next year. on the inside, expect to see a few more standard features for each trim level and, possibly, new color schemes.
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Engines
Under the hood, things will remain pretty familiar. Base models will continue with a 2.4-liter atmospheric inline-four engine, which is good for about 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. For those who need something more powerful, an optional 2.0- turbo inline-four seems like a natural choice. It features a max output of 235 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Besides plenty of power, it is also pretty efficient and marks pretty good numbers in terms of fuel economy.
Is there a chance to see a diesel version on the U.S. market?
In Europe, this crossover also comes with a diesel engine in the offer. Some reports suggest that the same unit could become available in North America too. It has 2.2 liters in displacement and delivers around 190 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque.
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Release Date and Price
Expect to see 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe in the last quarter of the next year. Base models will go around 25.000 dollars.