Hyundai to launch Santa Fe by 2010, small car in 2011

Hyundai India plans to launch the Sante Fe SUV in the Indian market by 2010 and a smaller car than the santro by 2011. The small car will have a 800cc engine.

The Hyundai Santa Fe in the UK boasts a 2,188cc engine with 154 bhp and 343 N-m of torque. The Hyundai Santa Fe will compete with the newly lanuched Toyota Forturner, Honda CR-V, Ford Endeavour and the Maruti Suzuki Vitara. The Hyundai Santa Fe comes with 5 & 7 seating capacity. It comes with all the luxury features like stereo controls on steering, wooden interiors and music system in the dash. Air bags and ABS comes as standards.

Currently Hyundai sells the Tuscon in India which is seeing dwindling sales.