Hyundai “revealed” the 2024 Santa Fe twice already, as soon as with all the design details, and the second time with all the specs and features on offer. On the L.A. Auto Show right now, although, Hyundai revealed a brand new XRT trim (above) and confirmed off pictures of the North American-spec SUV in Calligraphy trim (seen additional beneath on this submit) – spoiler alert, it appears identical to all of the pictures we’ve already seen.
What’s actually new is the XRT, which will get its inspiration from the XRT Idea and follows alongside an analogous path as different Hyundai XRT models. The important thing tools objects listed here are some new 30-inch Continental all-terrain tires wrapping trim-specific dark-painted 18-inch wheels, upping floor clearance by a notable 1.5 inches. The Santa Fe XRT’s exterior provides darkish chrome and black trim components all through to offer it a extra rugged look, Hyundai says. A trim-specific grille is used up entrance, and “XRT” is discretely displayed on the rear. It’s additionally rocking roof rails with cross bars and a few distinctive inside callouts just like the “XRT” brand embossed on the headrests.
The XRT comes with Hyundai’s 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 277 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. When outfitted with the towing bundle, the XRT maxes out at 4,500 kilos of towing capability.
Outdoors of XRT particulars, Hyundai revised or detailed a number of small objects for the official North American debut of the Santa Fe. For one, the hybrid powertrain produces extra energy than beforehand said. Mixed output for the 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and electrical motor stands at 232 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque, a rise of 6 ponies versus the earlier determine. The second element issues the infotainment system, as Hyundai says the Santa Fe could have wi-fi Apple CarPlay/Android Auto normal, a characteristic that many Hyundai and Kia merchandise have lacked throughout their trim lineups.
And lastly, Hyundai revealed the color palettes each inside and outside. Exterior paint choices within the U.S. will embrace Phantom Black, Serenity White Pearl, Shimmering Silver Metallic, Ecotronic Grey Pearl, Ecotronic Grey Matte, Final Purple Metallic, Earthy Brass Matte, Hampton Grey, Terracotta Orange and Rockwood Inexperienced Pearl. Inside decisions will probably be Obsidian Black, Supersonic Grey, Pecan Brown, and Forest Inexperienced. You’ll discover us rolling round in a green-on-green instance.
For all different Santa Fe particulars you is perhaps inquisitive about, be sure to check out our post that dives into the varied specs and options you’ll discover on the 2024 Santa Fe. The two.5-liter turbo model will hit dealers in March 2024, and you need to count on to see the Hybrid land after that within the spring.