In its second generation, the Hyundai Santa Fe launched in the GCC with an all new look to the previous generation. The rounded shape is ironed out, new lights and larger dimensions.
Standard options include dual exhaust tips, single airbag, power accessories, roof rails, two-tone paint scheme, keyless entry, 18-inch rims, fog lights, ABS, CD player, fake wood trim and a multi-speaker setup up. Higher trim levels have power seats, leather seats, sunroof, dual airbags, fridge; six-CD changer hooked up to a subwoofer and amplifier, multi-function steering wheel, rear spoiler and electronic stability control.
In 2010, the Santa Fe underwent a minor facelift which included a new grille and rear tail lights. Bluetooth also pops up as an optional extra along with navigation, media inputs and reverse camera. A year later, an Infinity premium sound system became standard on higher trim levels.
In GCC countries only the 2.7-litre V6 petrol engine is available mated to a four-speed automatic gearbox with a rarer manual version being few and far between. Four wheel drive is also standard whereas overseas, a front wheel drive and four-cylinder motor are available.
Looking to buy a pre owned Hyundai Santa Fe for sale in Dubai, UAE? Prices start at AED 19,500.
2013, 2014, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe
Entering its third generation, once again the SUV went under a major redesign to give it a fresh look and for the first time in the UAE with seven seats. Although it measures smaller than the previous generation model, it still offers ample amounts of space.
The Standard version is equipped with air conditioning and airbags whereas mid-level options include fabric seats, radio tuner, media inputs and a rear spoiler whereas higher trim and optional extras include Bluetooth, leather seats, cooling options for the front seats, 8-inch media display with navigation options, xenon headlights, memory seats and a panoramic sunroof as well as previous optional extras.
Sport trims are also introduced that sports distinct characteristics compared to standard versions.
In 2017, the Santa Fe now comes in a long-wheelbase along with a facelift for all models with restyled rear and front lights.
In 2017 trim, the Rio is to receive a major overhaul to both the inside and outside with all new features such as Apple CarPlay or Android Auto
The V6 engine is upgraded to a 3.3-litre from the previous 2.7 and is now mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox. A four cylinder 2.4-litre engine is now available in the UAE also mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox and came standard with a front wheel drive layout with an optional all-wheel drive system.
Looking to buy second hand Hyundai Santa Fe for sale in Dubai, UAE? Prices start at AED 58,000.