2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Louisville KY
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe at Hyundai of Louisville
The Hyundai Santa Fe has been completely redesigned for the 2019 model year. While the Santa Fe received a new exterior and interior look one of the biggest changes may be in the Santa Fe’s name. The five-passenger two-row crossover SUV, previously known as the Santa Fe Sport, is now called the Santa Fe. The three-row Santa Fe, which was standard in previous years, is now called the Santa Fe XL. Now that we’ve gotten the name change out of the way it’s time to move on to everything else that is new in the completely redesigned 2019 Santa Fe.
- A 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine
- 235 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque
- Eight-speed automatic transmission
- Rear occupant alert system
- Driver attention warning
- Safe exit assist
- Heated and ventilated front seats
- Heated rear seats
- An 8-inch touchscreen with navigation
What are the different trim levels?
The 2019 Santa Fe comes in five well-equipped trim levels: SE, SEL, SEL Plus, Limited, and Ultimate. The base SE model comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen display screen, a six-speaker sound system, a backup camera, adaptive cruise control, forward collision mitigation, Hyundai’s Safe Exit Assist, and rear privacy glass. The Santa Fe SEL adds heated mirrors, heated front seats, and keyless entry and ignition. The SEL Plus also comes with an auto-dimming rearview mirror, roof rails, a hands-free liftgate, and a 12-speaker Infinity stereo system. The Limited continues to add features with a panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, and LED exterior lighting. The top of the line Santa Fe Ultimate adds ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation, a driver head-up display, and rear parking sensors.
What are the two engines available?
While the 2019 Santa Fe has been redesigned inside and out, the crossover SUV continues to offer two engine options. The standard engine is a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine producing 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. With an EPA fuel economy rating of 29 miles per gallon on the highway, you’ll be able to spend less time refueling. If you’re looking for more horsepower Hyundai Santa Fe is also available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The more powerful turbocharged engine makes 235 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. While front-wheel-drive is standard any model can be equipped with all-wheel-drive.
What are the safety options?
Hyundai knows safety is of the utmost importance, that is why the 2019 Santa Fe is packed with standard and available safety and security features to help keep your family safe. Safe Exit Assist, standard on every 2019 Santa Fe, uses sensors to detect if there is a vehicle approaching from behind. If a vehicle is detected the Santa Fe will keep the doors locked until it is safe to exit. An available rear occupant alert system uses ultrasonic sensors to monitor the backseat area. If the system detects movement once you have left the vehicle your Santa Fe will flash the lights, honk the horn, and send an alert to your smartphone via the Blue Link app. Other safety features include high beam assist, lane keeping assist, and driver attention warning.
Final Thoughts on the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
With a laundry list of standard and available features, the 2019 Santa Fe is an overall impressive crossover SUV. The available rear occupant alert system is perfect for anyone with animals or kids. While the interior is spacious and comfortable with luxurious features such as heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and a heated steering wheel. Contact us today to schedule a test drive and find out for yourself why the 2019 Santa Fe is such a remarkable crossover SUV!