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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Adds Safety Features and Repackages Content for Enhanced Customer Value

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
Newly Available Rear Occupant Alert and Blind View Monitor Safety Features
•Wireless device charging feature now standard on more trims
•Features repackaged for increased customer value and choice across all trim lines2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
FOÚNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 30, 2019 – Hyundai has added new safety features and repackaged equipment on the 2020 Santa Fe for enhanced customer value. The 2020 Santa Fe is on sale now.

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2020 SANTA FE CHANGES
•Newly-developed Blind-View Monitor standard on Limited models
•Premium door sill plates now standard on Limited models only
•Blind Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA), and Safe Exit Assist (SEA) moved from standard equipment to SEL trim and above
•Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) is standard on SE and SEL models
•Wireless device charging now standard on SEL w/Convenience and above
•Dark chrome exterior trim now standard on all Limited exterior colors


2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
Powertrains
The 2020 Santa Fe line-up offers a choice of proven powertrains. There is a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder GDI engine with 185 horsepower or a powerful, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 235 horsepower. All engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
The transmission provides quick and crisp shifts for an engaging and efficient driving experience. The automatic transmission adds ratio ranges at both the top and bottom of output speeds allowing for extra thrust off-the-line and a quieter, more fuel-efficient dash down the interstate. A multi-disc and individually controlled hydraulic channel torque converter improves responsiveness by expanding the direct connection band, while a downsized oil pump and double ball bearings minimize friction loss.


HTRAC Advanced AWD System
The Santa Fe has Hyundai's HTRAC® All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system. The HTRAC AWD system was developed as a multi-mode system, providing an electronic, variable-torque-split clutch with active torque control between the front and rear axles. The driver-selectable HTRAC Normal, Sport and Smart modes help provide confident control in all weather conditions. The Sport setting gives an agile feel by sending more available torque to the rear wheels, for a sporty dynamic feel when desired. This system has a wider range of torque distribution variability than many competitive systems and has been tuned to conditions such as straight-line acceleration, medium- and high-speed cornering, and hill starts.

Safety
2020 Santa Fe also offers a newly-developed safety feature on Limited models as standard, the Blind-View Monitor. This new feature complements the available Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance Assist, which provides easy-to-see body-side views on either side of the vehicle whenever the turn signal is activated. The Blind-View Monitor was offered first on the Hyundai NEXO and Palisade SÚVs.

In addition, 2020 Santa Fe offers a new Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) that functions via a door-logic program, standard on SE and SEL models. This door-logic-based ROA program operates based on door opening and closing sequencing logic rather than the Rear Occupant Alert with ultrasonic rear seat sensors present on higher trim levels of Santa Fe. Rear Occupant Alert can help drivers to be alerted if a person or animal is present in the rear seat when the driver leaves the vehicle.

Vital Stats and Specifications
Vital Stats
Engine : 2.4 L., 4-cylinder
Power: 185 hp
Torque: 178 ft-lbs

Engine : 2.0 L., 4-cylinder
Power: 235 hp
Torque: 260 ft-lbs


8-speed Automatic
Infotainment and Sound Systems
The Hyundai Santa Fe is loaded with technology, including Hyundai's latest AVN 5.0 navigation system with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ offered with higher level trims. The base level trim gets a standard 7-inch user interface, also equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Eliminating the need for a charging cord, there's an available Qi wireless charging pad for compatible Android and iPhone devices. The wireless charging feature is standard on SEL with Convenience Package and above.


When it comes to audio technology, the available premium sound system is well-suited to the Santa Fe's upscale interior. The 630-watt, 12-speaker Infinity branded stereo system with an 11-channel amplifier features Clari-Fi and QuantumLogic™ Surround Sound technology. Clari–Fi works in real-time to rebuild audio details lost in digitally compressed music, while QuantumLogic™ extracts signals from the original recording and redistributes them into an authentic, multidimensional soundstage for playback that is clear, refined and full of detail. The result is a more robust and enjoyable on-road listening experience.

Smart Speed-Dependent Volume Control can automatically adjust the audio volume up or down based upon the vehicle's speed and the system's volume setting. The gain will change proportionally to the vehicle's speed to overcome associated noise masking effects of the vehicle and thereby reducing the need to adjust the volume while driving. Additionally, the volume setting will taper the gain applied as the volume setting increases. This prevents the system from increasing volume further once road noise has been overcome.

BLÚE LINK® Connected Car System
Santa Fe Blue Link-equipped models include three years of complimentary Blue Link services, with enhanced safety, diagnostic, remote and voice guidance services. Blue Link brings connectivity directly into the car with technologies like Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Door Lock/Únlock, Car Finder, Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Recovery. Blue Link features can be accessed via buttons on the rearview mirror, the MyHyundai.com web portal, the MyHyundai with Blue Link smartphone app, the Amazon® Alexa Blue Link skill and the Blue Link Google Assistant app. Some features can also be controlled via Android Wear™ and Apple Watch™ smartwatch apps. The latest release of the Blue Link smartphone app includes:
•Widgets for easy access to remote features
•Ability to send Point-of-Interest data to vehicle navigation system (if so equipped)
•Access to Blue Link notification settings

More details on specific Blue Link-equipped vehicles available at www.hyundaibluelink.com.

Heads-Úp Display (HÚD)

Taking inspiration from aircraft technology, an available Heads-Úp Display (HÚD) projects an 8.5-inch virtual image onto the windshield, enabling the driver to keep his or her eyes on the road. The feature uses a system of mirrors combined with a TFT LCD display and features adjustable brightness to ensure both excellent daytime and nighttime visibility. Driving information such as speed, Smart Cruise Control status, navigation, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, speed limit, Lane Departure Warning and audio system data is projected at a perceived virtual distance approximately seven feet ahead of the driver for maximum legibility.

Source - Hyundai

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Hyundai Monthly Sales Volume

October 2019
57,094
September 2019
51,951
August 2019
63,737
July 2019
57,340
June 2019
64,202
May 2019
66,121
April 2019
55,420
March 2019
61,177
February 2019
45,612
January 2019
40,796
December 2018
65,107
November 2018
57,082
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