Hyundai Santa Fe Will Make You Feel Safer

India is the fourth largest market for Hyundai Motor Co. after the US, China and South Korea.

One of these features is the Rear Occupant Alert which monitors the rear seats to detect passengers and alerts the driver when leaving the vehicle.

The all-new Hyundai Santa Fe 2019 has been revealed in a number of concept renders.

Powertrain details remain unknown, but we'll find out more next month when Hyundai lifts the wraps off the all-new Santa Fe before its public debut at Geneva in March.

Hyundai describes it as "stylish and voluminous" reflecting the company's new SUV design identity.

Hyundai Motor to Launch All-New Santa Fe SUV Next Month
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV revealed in new images from Hyundai

In 2017, Hyundai suffered declining sales in major markets such as China and the USA due to a diplomatic row and a lack of new models, respectively.

The Santa Fe was first introduced in 2000 and has sold an accumulated 1 million units in Korea so far. The Hyundai Kona stands out with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone projection technology, 7-inch touchscreen, a backup camera, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, keyless entry and a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed automatic. After alerting the driver, the feature will then apply the brakes automatically.

In 2017, Hyundai suffered declining sales in major markets such as China and the US due to a diplomatic row and a lack of new models, respectively. The company is also considering the Ioniq mid-size sedan for India. A strong won drives down the value of dollar-denominated earnings when repatriated into the local currency. The all-new subcompact SUV will start at $20,450, including a destination charge.

"Enhancing user experience was a vital point when developing the new Santa Fe", said Kim Hyo-lin, director of Hyundai Motor's User Experience Planning Group on Tuesday.

  • Joe Gonzales