Compare 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe | Michigan

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Model Overview

The new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe' provides a lot of driving pleasure. Also, as it is evident that the manufacturer wants to be successful, it may be with this model that the brand will boost its figures, as the forecasts predict that this Santa Fe will sell more and more copies each year. Also, the Santa Fe is as pleasant to drive as its competitors, and because of the progress made by the brand, it is clear that the future of this automobile will be excellent.

Michigan - 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe's Overview

In a stable auto market, the Korean registered an increase compared to last year, which makes him one of the top manufacturers. The Santa Fe is also based on a sound foundation: sumptuously equipped, royally livable, and well priced. Therefore, if we compare model differences, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe' is thus better than its predecessor, the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe.

It must also be said that Hyundai did not hesitate to invest millions of dollars in developing an entirely new SUV. At Hyundai, the future is bright.

Michigan - 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe's Exterior

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Exterior

With its height, including roof bars, the SUV offers a rather imposing profile, and this profile is reinforced by extensive mirrors. It is also distinguished by some elements of style, like the fog lights, the grill, the taillights, the exhaust outlets, and the rims. The front panel is reminiscent of the Infiniti (the luxury brand of the Nissan group) including an imposing grille and lights that stretch horizontally.

Michigan - 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe's Interior

It is clear that Hyundai wants to access the high-end market, with an offer where everything is included in the price. And, to tell the truth, if we compare model differences, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe' is a lot prettier than the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. And then, it offers exceptional finishes, a fabulous engine, and an excellent transmission: everything is at the highest level.

Finally, with its overflowing lights on the wings and its double exhaust, the rear resembles that of the Volkswagen Touareg, except that this SUV has, like its predecessor the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, a trunk handle. The standard rear-tinted windows bring a touch of sophistication as do the chrome door handles.

Michigan - 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe's Mechanical

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Interior

Finally, as evidence of little practical attention for fathers, a curved mirror in front of the range glasses can observe the rear seats. The finish is impressive, and it supports the comparison with the premium SUVs. At this point, the SUV is doing more than just defending itself, it attacks. Also, it is an excellent idea for Hyundai to keep an eye on the competition.

The trunk offers a lot of volume in standard configuration and nearly double that in 2-seater version. And the good news is that this car is as big inside as it is outside: the roominess is generous in the front seats, masterly in the second row, and correct for people in the back. For example, cup holders can accommodate large bottles, while cans can be housed in the refrigerated compartment under the central armrest.

In short, it is complete. The Korean also offers a heated steering wheel, xenon-adaptive headlamps, a GPS, the warning of involuntary lane crossing, automatic parking system, substantial panoramic sunroof (very lovely), 7-seater, power tailgate, heated seats and even ventilated front, the knee airbag, leather, etc. Crossed by a wood-like headband, the center console offers an easy-to-use six-speaker car radio and automatic air conditioning, unless of course, you prefer the sunroof to ventilate (the slide needs to be moved manually).

When it comes to side storage, the SUV is undoubtedly a model of its kind, and the storage is on the whole well located. The materials used are generally of good quality. The storage space is also enormous.

Up compared to the previous generation, the wheelbase benefits the comfort of the occupants whether front or rear. The dashboard benefits from a night blue backlight. Finally, the leather seats are obviously electric.

The steering wheel is also adjustable in height and depth. Add to this two storage bins located under the floor, and you get storage space that is at the same time simple and well thought out. Here is the big highlight of this SUV: it lacks nothing.

Also, if you would like to spend money on this car, you may choose to buy it from Glassman Hyundai, a professional dealer in Southfield Michigan, and serving Detroit Waterford Southfield.

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Mechanical

Know how to drive accordingly: the SUV prefers a relaxed driving style. Hyundai has nevertheless thought to add a sequential box (a 1st for the Korean manufacturer), and it proves to be reactive. The maximum power can then be transferred in half to the rear wheels. Made for long highways, the SUV is a beauty to drive.

Also, the good news is that its consumption remains quite moderate. The flexibility of its engine is enjoyable every day, and this is reflected in its torque.

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Safety

It must be said that the SUV is overflowing with safety equipment, for example with six airbags, electric de-icing mirrors, fog lamps, a rain sensor, a computer on board, etc. And all this for a low price. As an aside, if you would like to acquire this SUV, you could potentially get it from Glassman Hyundai, in Southfield Michigan, and serving Detroit Waterford Southfield.