2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid US specs confirmed, plug-in hybrid thanks late 2021

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While the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid particulars even now never include gas mileage estimates, Hyundai on Monday introduced further U.S. specs that may well aid you gauge no matter whether to hold out for this mid-sizing crossover SUV, because of in the initial quarter of 2021, or for the Plug-In Hybrid arriving afterwards in 2021.

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Santa Fe Hybrid specs carefully align with individuals unveiled previously in July for Europe. The Santa Fe Hybrid is presented only with all-wheel drive—something you just can’t get with the Sonata Hybrid—and its hybrid-method specs study as a combined-and-matched sweet place from other Hyundai hybrids.

It has a 1.6-liter turbo-4, generating 178 horsepower and 195 pound-toes of torque, with a 59-hp electric powered motor at the input close of the six-pace automatic transmission, on the other side of an motor clutch. You can find also a 13-kw starter motor/generator. Merged output for the method is an approximated 225 hp, and the pack has a 1.49-kwh capacity. 

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

So significantly, Hyundai isn’t giving the Santa Fe with an readily available third-row seat. That sets it apart from the in any other case carefully relevant Kia Sorento Hybrid, which does have an obtainable third row and was recently rated 37 mpg mixed, topping the 36-mpg Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid is rated for towing 2,000 pounds of trailer weight (with trailer sway handle involved), and its gas tank is 17.7 gallons. That might give it a driving assortment of a lot more than 600 miles if its gasoline overall economy matches that of the Sorento Hybrid.

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The plug-in hybrid variation of the Santa Fe has not been thorough for the U.S. The European spec takes advantage of a 13.8-kwh battery pack and a better-output electric powered motor for a overall output of 226 hp. It basically takes the area of the now-discontinued Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid, as the Sonata Hybrid has shifted to be the two much more widely offered and a tech flagship for Hyundai’s sedan lineup.

Other standout functions for the U.S. variation of the Santa Fe include distant parking support (a course exclusive, states Hyundai), a digital key method, and more substantial infotainment techniques that for significantly of the lineup are appropriate with wireless Android Car and Apple CarPlay. 

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