Hyundai launch Santa Fe with automatic transmission

Hyundai Motor India launched its luxurious SUV, the Santa Fe with automatic transmission (AT) and additional features. The four-wheel-drive Santa Fe is now available with six speed automatic transmission for smooth and stress free driving.

The addition features such as push button start and smart key have been added to ensure convenience with one-touch operation. The new supervision cluster enhances clarity of the instrument panel.

H W Park, MD and CEO, HMIL, said, “The Santa Fe launched last year has been extremely well received, the new offering with automatic transmission further improves our value proposition.” The Santa Fe AT is available with 2.2.L CRDi engine, the most powerful engine in its class delivering a maximum power of 197PS/4000 rpm and an impressive torque of 44.5kgm/1800-2500.

The Santa Fe has a host of advanced technologies that gives optimal balance of performance, excellent drivability on all terrain and a fuel mileage of 11.72 kmpl (ARAI certified). Awarded five star safety rating by New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), the Santa Fe comes fully loaded with various active and passive safety features such as electronic stability program (EPS) and anti-lock braking system (ABS) — with electronic brake force distribution (EBD) to ensure greater driving stability.

The six standard airbags and active head rests greatly enhance passenger protection and safety. Since its launch in October 2010, the Santa Fe has received an overwhelming response, till date 1100 units have been sold. The Santa Fe has been awarded “SUV of the Year 2011” by several media houses. The 4WD (AT) Santa Fe is priced at Rs 24,36,500 (ex-showroom Delhi), its available in five colours.