FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 17, 2016 – The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport when versed with discretionary front pile-up prevention, has warranted a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+ endowment currently for achieving a high turn of reserve standards. The Santa Fe Sport perceived good ratings in a institute’s assuage overlie front, tiny overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct restraints tests. Santa Fe Sport’s discretionary Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection also warranted a higher rating.

TOP SAFETY PICK+ is a institute’s top award. To grasp a Top Safety Pick+ designation, a car contingency have a good rating in a 5 passenger insurance tests and an modernized or higher rating for an accessible front pile-up impediment system.

“The Santa Fe Sport’s discretionary front pile-up impediment complement earns a higher rating,” pronounced David Zuby, IIHS arch investigate officer. “The Santa Fe Sport avoided collisions in IIHS lane tests during 12 mph and 25 mph. The complement also has a brazen collision warning member that meets a NHTSA criteria.”

2017 Santa Fe Sport

2017 Santa Fe Sport


“We are anxious that Santa Fe Sport has achieved a bullion customary for CUV reserve from IIHS and NHTSA,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “These awards underline a joining to building modernized technologies that support in avoiding crashes all together. A class-leading physique structure protects occupants if a collision does occur.”

Santa Fe Sport Safety Features

Standard reserve apparatus on a 2017 Santa Fe lineup includes: Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Traction Control System; 7 airbags, including a driver’s knee airbag; four-wheel front brakes and ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist; Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) with Downhill Brake Control (DBC); and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

AEB uses both a forward-facing radar and camera, by sensor fusion, to detect a car or pedestrian, and warns a motorist of a intensity collision. If a motorist does not conflict to equivocate a impact, a complement will request puncture braking.