2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Storm Edge And Santa Fe Sport Unveiled– Pictures and Details

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At the 2012 New York International Auto Show held at New York Jacob Javits Convention Center, South Korean manufacturer Hyundai has unveiled the all new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Storm Edge. Entering its third generation the SUV has been restyled from the exteriors to the interiors. Beside the all new design the car now equips enhanced features and new technology. Powering the 2013 iteration will be a set of re-tuned engines are now more fuel efficient.

Unlike its siblings which are getting new names, like Hyundai RB Concept for Hyundai Verna Fluidic, the manufacturer has kept the same name Santa Fe for the new model. The design language used for Santa Fe is called ‘Storm Edge’ and it is not the fluidic design language but is influenced from the same. No matter what design concept has been used by Hyundai, the new SUV is surely stunning.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 Model front

image – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Storm Edge

Specifications and Features Of 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Storm Edge

For the European market, the 2013 Santa Fe will be offered with three engine options that can perform across all sorts of terrains without compromising on fuel efficiency. The line-up include one petrol and two diesel with power outputs between 150 BHP and 200 BHP. These engines deliver excellent performance with improved efficiency and class leading emissions over their predecessors.

The top of the line is a 2.2 litre all aluminium, variable geometry diesel engine that produces 200 BHP of max power and 431 Nm of peak torque with CO2 emissions of an improved 145 g/km. This engine helps the car sprint from 0-100 km/h in 9.4 seconds and is coupled to a manual transmission and 2 wheel drive system.

The other diesel is a 2.0 litre unit with VGT Turbocharger that develops 150 BHP of max power and 382 Nm of peak torque and emits just 155 g/km of CO2. The petrol engine is a Theta II 2.4 litre GDI unit that develops 193 BHP of max power and emits 197 g/km of CO2. The car is available in both 6 speed manual and 6 speed automatic transmission.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 Model rear

image – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Storm Edge

The car features some high-tech active and passive safety systems which are as follows:

  • ABS
  • EBD
  • ESP
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Downhill Brake Control
  • Hill Holder System
  • Lane departure warning system
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • HID Xenon headlights
  • Airbags: Driver, passenger, knee, side, curtain etc

Obviously there is no news on Santa Fe’s launch in India yet and it would take some time before it officially enters India. The mentioned features are engines are only for the European model and the Indian model will be lacking a couple of features. Stay tuned for more updates on 2013 Santa Fe.

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV Model Pictures

Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 Sport Model Front

image – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV

Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 Sport Model

image – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV

Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 Sport Model Interiors

image – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV Interiors

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