Hyundai will bring to Geneva a larger version of Santa Fe entitled Hyundai Grand Santa Fe, offered as standard with seven passenger seats, a diesel engine of 197 hp and 607 liter boot. This new variant should sell even better than the old model. Design of the car looks great!
Hyundai Santa Fe receives a larger version at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Nicely named Grand Santa Fe, this model is 10 millimeters higher, five millimeters wider and 225 millimeters longer than the standard version of Santa Fe. The wheelbase difference creates the largest trunk in this segment, 607 liters, and a standard seven-passenger configuration. Optionally, customers can order the six seats version of Hyundai Grand Santa Fe.
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Hyundai Grand Santa Fe Specs
Koreans from Hyundai will equip the new Grand Santa Fe with only one 2.2-liter diesel unit which offers 197 hp (145 kW) engaged by a six-speed automatic transmission. CO2 emissions of this model will be of 192 grams per kilometer combined. The standard Grand Santa Fe will have 18-inch alloy wheels, but customers can also order rim size of 19 inches. Compared with the standard version of Santa Fe, this model has a new front bumper, a different front grille, improved fog lights while the back of the car has also been improved.
Hyundai Grand Santa Fe Launch Date
On the European market, the standard version of the Hyundai Santa Fe starts at 39,597 euros with VAT included. The standard version is a five-seater model, equipped with a diesel engine of 2.2 liters and 197 hp, non-permanent four-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission. Brand representatives in South Korea have not announced the series launch of Hyundai Grand Santa Fe.
100 millimeters is the difference in wheelbase between Santa Fe and Grand Santa Fe but the price difference should be higher than that. The interior of Grand Santa Fe adds safety to all 7 passengers.We will announce other details regarding Hyundai Grand Santa Fe starting 5 of March when Geneva opens its doors to the press.