Introducing Santa Fe Hybrid.

04 November, 2022

  • Introducing Santa Fe Hybrid, which is set to join the Australian model line-up later this month (November)
  • Powered by a potent and efficient turbo petrol paired with an electric hybrid system driving all four wheels
  • New six-seater interior option for Santa Fe Hybrid Highlander
  • Exclusive aero-type 19-inch machine faced alloy wheels
  • Priced from $63,000 MLP

Hyundai is pleased to announce specifications and pricing for Santa Fe Hybrid, which is set to join the Australian line-up later this month.

In a first for a Hyundai large SUV, Santa Fe Hybrid will introduce a turbocharged petrol/electric hybrid powertrain that delivers a compelling combination of dynamic performance and fuel efficiency.

The potent and economical 1.6-litre T-GDi HEV powertrain teams with a six-speed automatic and all-wheel drive (AWD). The Hybrid will be offered alongside continuing 3.5-litre MPi V6 petrol 2WD and 2.2-litre CRDi turbo-diesel AWD powertrains.

A new 6-seater option for Hybrid Highlander variant brings a pair of second-row captain’s chairs, offering more interior flexibility to suit a range of lifestyles.

Efficiency-enhancing aero type machined-face 19-inch alloy wheels give Elite and Highlander Hybrid variants a striking look to set them apart.

“The addition of Santa Fe Hybrid, and a new six-seater option, brings renewed appeal in this latest evolution of our ever-popular large SUV,” Hyundai Motor Company Australia Chief Executive Officer, Ted Lee said.

“A favourite of Australian families, Santa Fe continues to deliver an alluring combination of style, space, luxury and technology, now with the performance and efficiency benefits of a hybrid powertrain,” he said.

Santa Fe Range Overview

Santa Fe continues its four-grade trim line-up, with petrol V6 and turbo-diesel powertrains offered across the range, and the new petrol/electric Hybrid powertrain available for Elite and flagship Highlander variants.


New Smartstream G1.6 Turbo Hybrid

At the heart of Santa Fe Hybrid is the dynamic combination of a new 1.6-litre T-GDi Smartstream engine and a 44.2kW electric motor, which draws power from a 1.49kWh lithium-ion polymer battery.

The petrol/electric hybrid system seamlessly delivers muscular combined outputs of 169kW and 350Nm, while maximising efficiency and minimising CO2 emissions.

As well as providing a smooth, quiet and eco-friendly driving experience, Santa Fe Hybrid produces more power than the 2.2 CRDi, greater torque than the 3.5 MPi (across a broader rev range), while using less fuel on the official combined cycle.

The hybrid powertrain is paired with a newly developed 6-speed automatic transmission designed to further enhance efficiency.

Powertrain Comparison


All-new optional 6-seat configuration

A Hyundai-first six-seater option is offered exclusively with the flagship Santa Fe Hybrid Highlander. It features second-row captain’s chairs that provide superb comfort as well as additional interior space, while making it easy to walk through to the third row.

19-inch aero type alloy wheels

Hybrid-exclusive aero type 19-inch alloy wheels feature for Elite and Highlander variants to enhance aerodynamic performance along with fuel efficiency.

The machined-face alloy wheels complement Santa Fe’s powerful stance and underpin a sophisticated style.



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