2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Named SUV of a Year

10/31/2018, Las Vegas, NV

13th Annual AutoJudge Awards announced during SEMA


LAS VEGAS, NV., Oct. 31, 2018 –
The AutoJudge Awards sponsored by a Texas Automotive Media Association (TAMA), named a 2019 Santa Fe SUV of a Year currently during a SEMA trade show. Celebrating their 13th year as a initial automotive awards of a automobile uncover season, an consultant and well-respected row of automotive reporters name a best sedans, SUVs, and Pickup Trucks after an whole year of exam pushing vehicles.

“The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe represents Hyundai’s clever SUV heritage. As a best-selling SUV in a history, we are ceaselessly essay to build on this success and broach vehicles that simulate a needs of today’s drivers,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp boss of Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America. This endowment comparison by an venerable row of AutoJudge reporters inspires a group to continue to be a personality in this rival segment.”

Texas Automotive Media Association President, Marlon Hanson, publisher of Focus Daily News, combined “Hyundai continues to broach appealing choices of vehicles that rarely ring among a row of maestro automotive reporters that weigh new models all year formed on performance, quality, functionality, and altogether value; qualities over cosmetics to yield consumers with a many minute pushing impressions available. This year, Hyundai’s fourth era Santa Fe was comparison as a SUV of a Year for environment new benchmarks in reserve and comfort-based technologies while remaining loyal to their determined roots of abounding value and affordability.”

The face of a new Santa Fe is highlighted by Hyundai’s signature cascading grille and a combination light pattern comprising LED Daytime Running Lights positioned sleekly above a LED headlights. The extraneous pattern is characterized by a powerful, far-reaching position and an jaunty physique that creates a matter from 100 feet away. The Santa Fe interior pattern combines reward peculiarity with a ample blueprint featuring a clever plane pattern thesis and extended visibility. Premium touches such as a layered, three-dimensional instrument row and resisting chair stitching ensures a high turn of oppulance within a cabin. The Santa Fe’s incomparable illumination opening enhances a interior’s feeling of honesty with inexhaustible amounts of healthy light.

The 2019 Santa Fe choice offers a choice of proven powertrains. There is a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder GDI engine with 185 horsepower or a some-more powerful, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 235 horsepower. All engines are corresponding to a mint eight-speed involuntary transmission.

Hyundai Smart Sense technologies are now accessible on Santa Fe. New reserve comforts embody a discretionary Rear Occupant Alert, that Hyundai is debuting with a Santa Fe. The complement monitors a back seats regulating an ultrasonic sensor that helps to detect a movements of children and pets. The complement initial reminds drivers to check a back seats when exiting a automobile with a summary on a core instrument cluster display. If a complement detects transformation in a back seats after a motorist leaves a automobile and thatch a doors it will honk a horn and send a Blue Link warning to a driver’s smartphone around Hyundai’s Blue Link connected automobile system. The complement is designed to forestall children and pets from being lost in a car, though it also helps in box children incidentally close themselves in.

The 2019 Santa Fe also comforts Hyundai’s initial customary Safe Exit Assist system. To raise a reserve of Hyundai’s passengers, Safe Exit Assist uses radar to assistance detect cars coming from a back and cautions passengers looking to exit a vehicle. If a newcomer attempts to open a doorway when a automobile is coming from behind, a visible and acoustic warning on a core cluster might warning a driver. In addition, if a motorist attempts to deactivate a Electronic Child Safety Lock feature, Safe Exit Assist will overrule a motorist and safeguard a back doors sojourn sealed until a coming automobile has passed. Once a highway is clear, a motorist can afterwards deactivate a Electronic Child Safety Lock and successfully clear a back newcomer doors.

The 2019 Santa Fe is on sale now and accessible during dealerships nationwide.

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