Detroit Review 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Vehicle Overview

In your quest to find a gorgeous and well-equipped SUV at a reasonable price, your attention may naturally turn to the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Drivers in the metro Detroit area have enjoyed driving earlier model years of this impressive midsize SUV for many years, but the new 2019 model year has some incredible new features and design elements that may make it difficult to resist. A review of the updates at Glassman Hyundai serving Detroit Waterford Michigan can help you to determine if this is the right SUV for you to take home soon.

Detroit Review - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Overview

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Exterior

There are five trim levels of the 2019 Santa Fe that you can choose from this year, and there is also an XL option that provides you with more interior space to enjoy while driving through the metro Detroit area with your passengers. Regardless of the trim level that you select for your new SUV, you may love the new look of the front end. It features a modernized front grille that has been flawlessly integrated with the typical elongated headlights that the automaker is known for. This seamless look fades into contouring on the side panels that is reminiscent of the look of the most recent previous model years. When you take a look at the rear of the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe you will notice the distinctive added touch of a rear lip spoiler over the liftgate that adds a sporty element to the exterior design. Remember that you can review the exterior improvements in person and pick out your preferred color scheme when you visit Glassman Hyundai for a test drive soon.

Detroit Review - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Exterior

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Interior

The redesign of this SUV for the new model year begins inside the cabin with an updated look throughout. This is a spacious five-passenger SUV that has front bucket seats with cloth material and powered adjustments as standard base features. The split-folding rear seating area has a push-button feature that automatically folds the rear row down for you when you need more storage space in the rear. As is the case with previous recent model years, there are multiple attractive interior colors to choose from. The updated look of the dashboard has a cascading design that will catch your eye, and it is integrated with a virtual instrumentation panel and a seven-inch infotainment screen.

Detroit Review - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Interior

This color touchscreen feature is equipped with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to give you easy functionality like a smartphone. There is also a BlueLink system with a three-year subscription included with all trim levels, and it lets you remotely control the door locks, climate control, ignition and more from your smartphone. A few of the optional features that you can enjoy in your new SUV based on the trim level that you purchase include dual zone climate control, 12 Infinity speakers with a premium audio system, wireless charging, USB ports for the rear and front rows and leather heated seats. For drivers in the metro Detroit area who want to review the updates in person, a visit to the dealership serving Detroit Waterford Michigan is worth your time.

Detroit Review - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Mechanical

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Mechanical

From a mechanical perspective, you will notice that the 2019 model year has some exceptional improvements that make this SUV a true pleasure to drive throughout the Detroit area and beyond. Specifically, the suspension system has been updated to improve the smoothness of you ride regardless of driving conditions. If you plan to tow a load with your new SUV, you will love the fact that the new model year comes with load-leveling feature that adjusts the rear suspension system when you are towing a trailer. In addition to these improvements, you will find that the traction and stability features in the new model year carry forward from the previous model year.

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Powertrain

The Santa Fe has been known for producing capable performance on the road, and drivers who choose the current model will benefit from improved powertrains. Specifically, the base engine loaded in to all trim levels is a GDI 2.4-liter, four-cylinder gas engine. It features a SHIFTRONIC eight-speed automatic transmission with stop-and-go idle technology. If you purchase the Limited trim level or higher for the new model year, you can opt to upgrade to a Turbo 2.0-liter engine. This engine uses 19-inch wheels rather than the standard 18-inch alloy wheels that are standard with the base engine.

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe's Safety

The Santa Fe is an SUV that has been well-known for providing drivers with a safe driving experience for many years. It has been loaded with typical safety features in previous model years, such as numerous airbags, child safety seat anchors and door locks, daytime running lights and more. In the new model year, standard equipment also includes more innovative safety features. This includes a driver attention warning feature, blind spot collision warning, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance alert, lane keeping assist, forward collision avoidance assist and safe exit assist.

You can see that the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is a well-designed and appointed SUV that has exceptional benefits to promote a comfortable, safe driving experience. With so many excellent updates in comparison to the 2018 model year, this is an SUV that you should plan to see in person before you make a final buying decision. Your visit to Glassman Hyundai serving Detroit Waterford Michigan also gives you a chance to take this new SUV out for a test drive and to select your preferred trim level.

*This article is intended for informational purposes only. Please contact the dealer for the most updated information and specials.

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