Hyundai To Reveal The All-New Santa Fe Next Month

Hyundai has announced that it’s bringing an all-new Santa Fe to the Geneva Motor Show this March. But we won’t have to wait quite that long to see what it’s about.

The Korean automaker will reveal the new crossover in February. And with this teaser image, it’s giving us a glimpse of what’s to come.

The Santa Fe first launched in 2001 to catapult Hyundai onto the sport-ute market. The second-generation model arrived in 2007, followed by the current third-gen model in 2013. Now nearly six years since its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show – and with the smaller Tucson and Kona having since arrived on the scene – the time looks about right for the Santa Fe to get some love.

The automaker isn’t telling us much about the new model at this early stage, except to say that it’ll encompass all the latest safety features it can muster – including a rear cross-traffic collision warning system with automated braking and a rear occupant monitor to let the driver know if there’s anyone on board – touted as an industry first.

As dark and shady as it is, we can already glean from this image that the new crossover will share design cues with other recently launched Hyundais like the aforementioned Kona, the latest Sonata, and the new Veloster just revealed. Judging by the distance between the wheels and the shape of the rearmost side windows, we’d posit that we’re looking at the successor to the current three-row, long-wheelbase model, and not the five-seat/short-wheelbase Santa Fe Sport. But Hyundai could yet change up its strategy with the new model.

  • Zandit75

    Images won’t blow up.

  • Very Infinity Looking.

    • 31/12/2999

      Is only your opinion.

      • Jay

        Yea looking nothing like an infiniti to me I’ve had a couple lol.

  • Christian

    Remember when its was a cheap alternativ for an OFF roader, and not a big expensive luxury SUV with a boring 2,2 Diesel program. (Unless you live in the US..) https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/69882024dbba9562baa59382477eb5b79593da94b378fb1467b33c6895495e67.jpg

    • donald seymour

      Pepperidge farm remembers.

      • Christian

        your first name offensives me! Can you please change it ?

        • donald seymour

          Why does it offends you?

          • Christian

            I get sick of the Word Trump like the President. He is a racist, sexist person! I mean, no one would call themselves Adolf anymore, would they?

          • donald seymour

            There were a lot of people named Adolf during Adolf’s time period , and the same can be said for Trump. So, take a chill pill, this is automotive.

          • HDS
          • Christian

            So you will not change your name, even after that I politely asked you to change it for me?So typical like you white people with your white privilege!

          • donald seymour

            If you look at the picture closely you will find out that I’m Black.

          • Christian

            so? You can still have white privilege in your blood!

          • donald seymour

            Really? I wish. But I’m good. How have you been Chris ?

          • Christian

            i’m fucking with you, my Nibba 🙂

          • donald seymour

            I laughed so hard.

        • Tumbi Mtika

          Getting really, REALLY old now.

          Can you please stop?

          • Christian

            okay. 🙁

      • roy

        Fellow 9gager ?

        • donald seymour

          Ummm…no. I read the definition of 9gager and still not quite sure what it is. But from the looks of it I would have to say no, I’m not a 9gager.

  • Jay

    Looks good. Except for the possibility that the headlights are set up like the outgoing Jeep Cherokee.

    • donald seymour

      And I love that possibility.

  • Ameer Hassan Tajaldeen

    this is the car im most excited to c this year

  • Rocket

    Good looking greenhouse. I applaud Hyundai’s resistance to the “floating roof” trend. Hopefully they won’t butcher the front end too much.

  • Tumbi Mtika

    They might as well release the full image with the amount they’ve given us already.

  • Harry_Wild

    Hopefully, the Sport is also reveal at the same time too! I looking for a two row cuv!

  • Auto

    PLEASE don’t let it look like the Kona.

    • 31/12/2999

      Too late, they did.

  • 31/12/2999

    Kona light beams, im sure for that.

  • Nihar

    Veracruz for the smaller model.

  • Rot

    Like

  • IFDU

    This will be interesting to see. And also the KIA Telluride has already been spotted in the wild, so that is also confirmed.
    (Credit: Korean Car Blog)
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  • Jay

    I’d agree with you if I liked how the Kona looked. Maybe this will look better..

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