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2018 HYUNDAI Santa Fe and HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sport Highlights


New HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sport 2018 model Value Package:

- Power windows with front auto-up/down;
- Heated dual power side mirrors with turn signal indicators;

- Proximity key with push-button start;

- (includes Remote Start via Blue Link app);

Seven-in. display audio with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay & SiriusXM;

Power driver seat with lumbar support;
Dual automatic temperature control with Clean Air ionizer;

Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car System;

Heated front seats;


Front fog lights;

Roof side rails;


- Premium wood finish trim now standard on leather-equipped HYUNDAI Santa Fe/HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sports;

- Blue Link-equipped HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sports and HYUNDAI Santa Fes now include all services standard for a full three years.

The 2018 HYUNDAI Santa Fe line-up continues to offer front- or all-wheel drive and seating options for five, six or seven passengers. The HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sport is powered by an efficient 2.4 L. four-cylinder direct-injected engine with 185 horsepower or the more powerful, turbocharged 2.0 L. four-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower. 2018 HYUNDAI Santa Fe uses the 3.3 L. Lambda II V6 engine, with 290 horsepower. All HYUNDAI Santa Fe engines utilize high-pressure direct injection and D-CVVT (Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing). A six-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models. Active Cornering Control and a windshield wiper de-icer is also standard on AWD HYUNDAI Santa Fe models.

HYUNDAI Santa Fe 2018 offers a comprehensive list of standard features, automatic on/off headlights, including a rearview camera, remote keyless entry with alarm, daytime running lights, bodycolor power side mirrors with driver’s blind spot mirror, LED headlight accents, steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise control and Bluetooth hands-free smartphone system. Premium features such as HID Xenon headlights, panoramic sunroof, navigation and an updated 12-speaker Infinity Logic7 audio system which features QuantumLogic Surround and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology are available. Also available is Hyundai’s innovative power Hands-Free Smart Liftgate with Auto Open, which makes it even easier for owners to gain access to the cargo area whenever their hands are full. This system makes it easy for the driver to keep both feet comfortably on the ground by simply standing within a few feet of the rear bumper with the key fob in a purse or pocket for a few seconds.

For 2018, Hyundai is making a variety of services standard on all Blue Link-equipped HYUNDAI Santa Fe and HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sport models. Blue Link Connected Care, Remote and Guidance packages are now free for three years. Some of these Blue Link services are now also accessible via smartphone, smartwatch and virtual assistant devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Home, such as Remote door lock, Destination Search by Google, Remote Start with Climate Control and the Monthly Vehicle Health Report.

Hyundai is going above and beyond the competition by making all Blue Link safety and security features like Automatic Collision Notification, SOS Emergency Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Recovery standard to subscribers as well. These important features include immediate access to the Blue Link Emergency Response Center in the event of an accident, faster connection to emergency services and 24/7, 365 days/year access to emergency assistance via the dedicated SOS button. Blue Link can also assist the police in locating and recovering a stolen vehicle.

In addition to making the current features standard, Hyundai will tackle the inconvenience of outdated map software by offering free downloads to maintain up-to-date navigation programming on the system’s SD card via the MyHyundai website. These complimentary updates also will be available for three years as part of the Guidance Package.

Blue Link standard features include:
Connected Care Package:

- Automatic Collision Notification;

- Monthly Vehicle Health Report;

- Automatic Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification;

- Service Link;

- SOS Emergency Assistance;

- Enhanced Roadside Assistance;

- Maintenance Reminder;

- Driving Information;

- On-Demand Diagnostics.

Remote Package:

- Remote Start with Climate Control;

- Remote Door Lock / Unlock;

- Stolen Vehicle Immobilization;

- Alarm Notification;

- Curfew Alert;

- Remote Horn and Lights;

- Car Finder;

- Stolen Vehicle Recovery;

- Stolen Vehicle Slowdown;

- Geo-Fence;

- Speed Alert;

- Valet Alert.

Guidance Package:

- Destination Search Powered by Google;

- Destination Send-to-Car by Google;
- Multimedia and Navigation Updates.

Both 2018 HYUNDAI Santa Fe and HYUNDAI Santa Fe Sport are compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for seamless and intuitive operation of the most commonly-used smartphone functions, voice-controlled search capabilities, including navigation, streaming audio, making phone calls and sending messages along with more than 40 approved smartphone apps. Android Auto is compatible with Android phones running Android 5.0, Lollipop or higher. Apple CarPlay is compatible with iPhone 5 and later models running IOS 7 and above.
Standard safety equipment on the 2018 HYUNDAI Santa Fe lineup includes VSM (Vehicle Stability Management) with ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and Traction Control System, including a driver’s knee airbag, seven airbags, four-wheel disc brakes and ABS with EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) and Brake Assist, HAC (Hill-start Assist Control) with DBC (Downhill Brake Control) and a TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System).

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