2019 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specification confirmed

Hyundai’s new fourth-generation Santa Fe SUV has arrived Down Under, promising class-leading active safety features, interior space and functionality, packaged in a family-friendly style.

The seven-seat Santa Fe is available in three trim levels – Active, Elite and Highlander – and come standard with Hyundai’s SmartSense active safety suite and the HTRAC all-wheel drive system.

Customers can choose from two drivetrains in the Active – a 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine with a six-speed automatic transmission and a turbocharged diesel engine matched to a new, eight-speed automatic transmission.

The 2.4 petrol engine is available in the entry-level Santa Fe Active and produces 138kW at 6,000rpm and 241Nm at 4,000rpm. Teamed with a six-speed automatic transmission it uses 9.3L/100km on the official combined cycle.

The 2.2-litre CRDi turbo-diesel engine is available across all three Santa Fe trim grades. It delivers 147kW at 3,800rpm and 440Nm from 1,750 to 2,750rpm.

Measuring 4,770mm in length, 1,890mm in width and sitting on a 2,765mm wheelbase, the new model is larger in almost every direction and promises more comfort for its passengers. Hyundai says rear visibility has improved by up to 41 percent thanks to larger rear quarter glass.

On the styling front, Hyundai has gone upmarket with its fourth-generation Santa Fe, which is characterised by a wide stance and athletic look. The front introduces Hyundai’s Cascading Grille complemented by the twin headlamps first seen on the smaller Kona.

Inside, driver and front passengers get electrically extendable seat cushions offering 10 different positions, while second row legroom has increased by 38mm and the seat is 18mm higher. Headroom in the third row has also been improved by 22mm. Luggage capacity is rated at 625 litres.

Like the rest of the industry, the 2019 Santa Fe boasts advanced safety technologies as part of Hyundai’s SmartSense active safety and driving assistance systems.

In an industry first, the Rear Occupant Alert monitors the alert the driver there are still passengers in the rear seats when leaving the car. the Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist – a Hyundai first – not only warns the driver of approaching vehicles from the rear side, but also applies the brakes automatically. The Safety Exist Assist prevents accidents by sensing when vehicles approach from behind by temporarily locking the doors before being opened, so that passengers can exit the car safely.

Other safety technologies include Forward Collision Avoidance Assist with pedestrian detection, Lane Keep Assist and Blind Spot Collision Warning.

Feature highlights include an 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, head-up display and wireless inductive charging for mobile phones.

Pricing and Aftersales

2019 Santa Fe Pricing

2.4 GDi Petrol6 speed automatic$43,000
2.2 CRDi Diesel8 speed automatic$46,000$54,000$60,500
Option PricingActiveEliteHighlander
Metallic / Mica Premium Paint$695$695$695
Beige / Burgundy Interior$295$295

Note: All prices are Manufacturer’s List Price. Price excludes dealer delivery and on road costs.

2019 Santa Fe Lifetime Service Plan Pricing

EngineRecommended Service Interval12 mths24 mths36 mths48 mths60 mths
2.4 GDiKm15k30k45k60k75k
Cost (incl. GST)$315$315$315$420$315
2.2 CRDiKm15k30k45k60k75k
Cost (incl. GST)$399$399$399$499$399

2019 Santa Fe Specification

2019 Santa Fe Active2.4 GDi or 2.2 CRDi
Key specifications:
6 airbagsElectronic Stability Control (ESC)Auto dusk sensing headlights
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Front and rear fog lights
Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop and Go7” multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android AutoLED daytime running lights
Blind-spot Collision Avoidance Assist (BCA)Bluetooth for phone & audio streaming, with voice recognitionAir conditioning with rear temperature controls
Rear Cross-traffic Collision Avoidance Assist (RCCA)17” alloy wheels‘Walk-in’ switch for 2nd row slide function, for easy 3rd row access
Driver Attention Warning (DAW)Rear park assist sensorsHyundai Auto Link
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)Rear view cameraRoof Rails


2019 Santa Fe Elite2.2 CRDi
Key specifications above Active:
Front park assist sensorsInfinity premium audio systemRear door window sunshades
Rear Seat Alert (RSA)Dual zone climate control with Auto defog functionElectro chromatic rear view mirror
8″ satellite navigation with live traffic & lifetime map care planDeluxe cloth pillar, sunvisor and roof trimSatin chrome bumper and exterior door finishers

(dark chrome on black exterior)

Leather upholsteryGlovebox compartment cooling18” alloy wheels
Smart key with push button startRain sensing wipersCarbon effect radiator grille
Paddle shiftersRear Occupant Alert (ROA)Smart power tailgate
Power driver’s (10 way) and passengers (8 way) seatsSolar glass with rear privacyElectric folding exterior mirrors with integrated puddle lamps


2019 Santa Fe Highlander2.2 CRDi
Key specifications above Elite:
Surround View Monitor (SVM)Panoramic glass sunroofHeated steering wheel
Park Assist (PA) – Parallel, Perpendicular and ReverseSuede pillar, sunvisor and roof trim (only with burgundy interior)Heated and ventilated front seats
19” alloy wheels with Continental tyresIntegrated memory system (IMS) for driver’s seat, mirror and HUD settingsHeated rear outboard seats
LED headlights (Bi-function) with dynamic bending14 way power Driver’s seat with cushion extensionWireless Qi-standard smartphone charger
LED taillights7″ Supervision clusterHead Up Display (HUD)
Front fog lights – LED typeLED interior lightingAuto Link Premium

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