Test Drive 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe near Longmont CO

Vehicle Overview

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe receives several updates for the current model year. In the front, the fascia is improved with updated headlights and a front signature grille. Nightfall Blue and Storm Blue comprise the new exterior colors. New LED daytime running lights keep the SUV more visible while new LED fog lights are available on the three-row vehicle. The rear sports a new chrome exhaust design and new taillamps. The new alloy wheels come in 17, 18, or 19 inches. Inside, the redesigned center stack sports a standard five-inch display with a seven-inch screen in the three-row Santa Fe. The Limited gets cupholders in the second row and matte-finish interior woodgrain highlights the three row model with leather. Check out these features in person when you test drive the Hyundai Santa Fe. Contact Boulder Hyundai, your dealer serving Loveland Longmont Boulder.

Interior

InteriorThis midsize SUV lets the outside air and sunshine in with the large available panoramic sunroof. Seat up to seven people in three rows. In front, Android Auto™ allows integration with Android smartphone and you can power-adjust your driver seat in up to 12 different ways. Driver and front passenger can set separate comfort levels through the dual-zone automatic temperature control with CleanAir Ionizer. Those in the second row get available built-in heating, sliding and reclining functions, and integrated sunshades on the sides. Those in the third row can recharge their personal devices with available USB power outlets. Standard seats get YES Essentials® premium seat cloth, which resists stains and includes anti-bacterial properties to control odors. Fold down the 40/20/40 split-folding second row and 50/50-split folding third row and cargo capacity expands from 13.5 to 80 cu. ft.

Exterior
Exterior

When you test drive 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe near Loveland CO, the first thing you'll notice is the Hyundai Fluidic Sculpture that adds strength, power, and fuel-saving aerodynamics to the exterior of the vehicle. Eight exteriors colors are available, including Regal Red Pearl and Monaco White. When you're arms are full of packages, you'll be grateful for the hands-free Smart Liftgate. If you have the Proximity Key on you, just stand within three feet behind the vehicle for more than three seconds to open the rear. You can avoid low overhangs by adjusting the tailgate height. In front, the available Dynamic Bending Light points the headlights in the direction that you are turning the wheel, so you can see the curve. With High Beam Assist, your headlights automatically dim when it detects approaching vehicles at night.

Powertrain
Powertrain

In addition to the standard Front-Wheel Drive, the Santa Fe has an available Active Cornering All-Wheel Drive that automatically sends power to the wheels with the most traction. You can also lock the torque distribution at an equal split between front and rear axles. Either way, you maximize control and road grip, particular when cornering on slippery roads in inclement weather. The front suspension consists of MacPherson struts with a gas-filled damper and stabilizer bar. In the rear, multi-link suspension contains a gas shock absorber and stabilizer bar. Motor-Driven Power Steering eases every drive. Additionally vehicle stability and integrity comes from the unibody construction that combines body and chassis into a single unit. Ensuring solid stops is the four-wheel, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System that includes Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist. Keep your tires inflated to the correct pressure by checking the Tire Pressure Monitoring System with independent tire monitor.

Mechanical
Mechanical

Standard on all trims is the 3.3-liter Double-Overhead Cam V6 with 24 valves, Gasoline Direct Injection, and Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing. Performance reaches 290 horsepower at 6,400 RPM and 252 lb.-ft. of torque at 5,200 RPM. Tow up to 5,000 lbs. when you combine the standard trailer-prep package with the tow-hitch design that is flush-mounted. Adjust your driving style with Drive Mode Select, which gives you three options. Eco saves fuel, Sport improves power and handling, and Normal combines both power and fuel efficiency. The standard six-speed automatic transmission features SHIFTRONIC®, which lets you change gears on demand while adapting to your driving habits. Its on-demand Active ECO system saves fuel by smoothing out the throttle response.

Safety
Safety

You hopefully won't be experiencing any of the safety features first hand in your test drive 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe near Loveland CO. But you can ask your dealer about them. The Santa Fe relies on both a radar sensor and camera to see what's ahead. If a collision is imminent with a vehicle or a pedestrian, and you do not react in time, Automatic Emergency Braking activates to stop the vehicle and minimize impact effects. If you change lanes, Blind Spot Detection lets you know if any vehicle has entered your blind spot. Lane Change Assist determines the speed of an approaching vehicle in the other lane and lets you know if changing lanes is not safe. A Multi-view Camera System makes maneuvering in tight spaces more convenient, particularly if you're backing up. In that case, projected gridlines help you determine path and distance to obstacles.

You can research the Hyundai Santa Fe extensively on the Internet or by reading brochures. But an excellent way to find out if this vehicle works for you is to experience it for yourself. Contact Boulder Hyundai, your dealer serving Loveland Longmont Boulder and ask for a test drive of the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe.