New 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe – Top Things To Know About The New-Gen SUV

Hyundai recently launched the new 2024 Santa Fe in the UAE. The new-generation SUV features a host of changes as compared to its predecessor model. Here are the top things to know about the new 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe.


Hyundai offers the new Santa Fe in three trims

  • Comfort
  • Premium
  • Calligraphy

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. 


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

5th Gen Design

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The new Santa Fe has undergone a complete design overhaul. The 5th-generation SUV features new H-shaped design elements that reinterpret Hyundai’s ‘H’ emblem. This gives a concept and futuristic look despite its production guise. Read this article to know more about the evolution of the Hyundai Santa Fe.


The wheelbase on the new Santa Fe is increased by 50mm freeing up room for rear passengers. Additionally, the straight-up stance on the 5th-gen SUV will make a significant difference in the shoulder room inside. Here are the detailed differences between the new Santa Fe vs the old Santa Fe.

Three-Row Seating

The SUV comes with three-row seating as standard. Depending on the trim, it comes with either a 6- or a 7-seat configuration.

Premium & Spacious Interiors

The inside of the car feels classy with its wood-patterned trim and Nappa leather seats. It keeps a modern-retro vibe with horizontal air vents blending smoothly into the dashboard. The large panoramic sunroof adds to the overall premium feel.

Largest Tailgate 

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Hyundai has given the new Santa Fe the largest boot lid in its entire portfolio. The electric tailgate expands from the top to the rear bumper, offering a large access area.

Powered Seats 

All seats in the car are power-operated. The second and third-row seats are fully foldable and provide a class-leading interior space. With the 3rd row seats folded, the boot space stands at 725L.


The new Santa Fe also gets the state-of-the-art 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The entertainment unit supports Android Auto, Apple Car Play, and SIM card connectivity. It also features the sounds of the nature found on other Hyundai and Kia cars.

Climate Control Display

The four-zone climate control is controlled from the front using a 6.6-inch touch display. Front and rear seats also get heating and ventilation functions depending on the trim.

Dual Wireless Phone Charger

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The new Hyundai Santa Fe is one of the very few SUVs that feature two wireless phone charging pads. This also hints at the new SUV being feature-packed.

Level 2 ADAS Active Safety System

Similar to modern cars, the new Santa Fe comes equipped with the latest suite of Level 2 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Especially, the Blind-View Monitoring feature is popular among Hyundai car buyers.

Engine Options

Hyundai is offering the Santa Fe in 3 engine and gearbox options:

  • 2.5-litre NA petrol: 191hp; 246Nm 
  • 2.5-litre turbo-petrol: 277hp; 422Nm
  • 1.6-litre turbo-petrol-hybrid: 232hp; 367Nm

Want to know more about the Santa Fe’s performance, specs and drivetrain? Read this linked launch article.

Hybrid Powertrain

The new Santa Fe continues to feature the hybrid powertrain. The 1.6L engine is assisted by a combination of an electric motor and a battery pack. It is paired with a 6-speed AT gearbox and an AWD drivetrain. The hybrid powertrain will be available at a later date in the UAE.

Towing Capacity

The Santa Fe does not disappoint SUV buyers in terms of its towing ability. The mid-size family SUVs can tow trailers up to 2,000kg.


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Hyundai UAE has launched the Santa Fe at a starting price of AED 125,000. While the top-spec trim costs AED 190,000. Bookings for the new SUV are underway with deliveries starting immediately. 


The Hyundai Santa Fe competes with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chery Tiggo 8 Pro Max, Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Fortuner, Volkswagen Tiguan, and Skoda Kodiaq; among others.

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