New Hyundai Santa Fe Launched In The UAE: Gets A Hybrid Powertrain

Hyundai in association with Juma Al Majid has launched the new Santa Fe SUV in the UAE at a starting price of AED 125,000. The new fifth-generation Santa Fe sports an all-new design and a feature-packed cabin, making it an attractive family SUV. 

New Hyundai Santa Fe Price, Variants, Colours

New Santa Fe Colours:

Hyundai is offering the 2024 Santa Fe in 10 exterior colour options. This will include a mix of glossy colours and matte colours. 

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New Santa Fe Variants:

  • Comfort 2WD
  • Premium AWD
  • Calligraphy AWD

New Santa Fe Price:

The new 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe will be priced between AED 125,000 for the base-spec comfort trim. And goes up to AED 190,000 for the top-spec Calligraphy variant. 

Engine & Transmission Options

The 2024 Santa Fe is available in three engine and transmission options. The base-spec comfort variant will be available with the 2.5L NA petrol. While the Premium and Calligraphy will be offered with the 2.5L turbo-petrol engine. The hybrid powertrain will be available at a later date in the UAE. 

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Here are the engine specs and performance figures of the new Hyundai Santa Fe:

Specs2.5L NA Petrol2.5L Turbo Petrol1.6L Turbo Petrol Hybrid
Max Power191hp277hp232hp
Peak Torque246Nm422Nm367Nm
0 to 100km/h11.5 seconds8 seconds9.5 seconds
Top Speed198km/h210km/h190km/h
Gearbox8-speed AT8-speed DCT6-speed AT

Exterior Design

The new 5th-generation Santa Fe has undergone a complete design overhaul for the first time since 2018. The new SUV features new H-shaped design elements that reinterpret Hyundai’s ‘H’ emblem. At first, you might mistake the SUV for a concept. But that just shows how the new design is a bold move from Hyundai.

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  • Boxy silhouette with brushed aluminium accents at the D-pillar on the side.
  • Octagonal-shaped design on wheel arches for a premium touch.
  • 21-inch dual-tone alloy wheels on top-spec trim
  • Largest boot lid in Hyundai’s line-up 
  • Sleek H-shaped elements on taillights maintain the design flow.

Read this linked article to know the differences between the new 5th-gen Santa Fe vs old 4th-gen Santa Fe


The modern-retro theme is carried on the inside as well with horizontally placed air vents that seamlessly merge with the dashboard’s design creating a sense of space. The interior exudes elegance with its soft-touch wood-patterned garnish and Nappa leather seats adorned with intricate embroidery, adding a touch of refined style.

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The new Santa Fe also features a 50mm longer wheelbase. This paired with the boxy design frees up more room. The large panoramic sunroof adds to the airy feel of the cabin. The SUV is available as a 7-seater only.

Technology & Features

  • 12.3-inch TFT Instrument Cluster
  • 12.3-inch Infotainment
  • Android Auto & Apple Carplay
  • Dual Wireless Charger
  • 6.6-inch Climate Control Display
  • Ventilated Front Seat 
  • Power Folding 2nd & 3rd Row Seats
  • Level 2 ADAS Safety Feature

Bookings & Deliveries

Hyundai UAE has begun accepting bookings for the new 2024 Santa Fe. Deliveries of the SUV will be starting immediately and soon you can spot it on the streets of UAE. Want to know more about the history of the Hyundai Santa Fe? Here are all the details.

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