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Hyundai publishes first images of 2021 Santa Fe SUV and confirms a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV

Glimpse of the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV

Hyundai’s plans to offer 44 electrified models by 2025.

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Hyundai Motor Company has pulled back the curtain just enough to offer an initial glimpse of its new Santa Fe. The latest generation of the company’s longest-running SUV will feature a rugged yet refined exterior design, as well as interior design updates providing premium amenities and comfort.

The teaser image reveals several new design cues, including the combined front grille and daytime running lights (DRLs) that reflect Hyundai’s new integrated vehicle architecture. Santa Fe’s redesigned grille is wider than before, expressing bold character, its chrome framing a geometric pattern that produces a striking stereoscopic effect. The eye-catching T-shaped DRLs are designed to be seen from a distance and hint at technological enhancements yet to be revealed.

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A Hyundai USA spokesperson told me that the Santa Fe will remain on the same platform as the current car, just with an upgraded electrical architecture that will allow for new hybrid and plug-in-hybrid powertrains. There’s no word yet on if any hybrid setups will be available in the US, but it seems likely.

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Germany will not be receiving the Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV)

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The Hyundai Nexo is a special electric car. Electrical energy is generated in his fuel cell while driving. This requires hydrogen and oxygen. A promising, clean drive technology that unfortunately has no future in Germany – at least not in the car.

Lighter, more range and quickly refueled. There are good reasons to choose the combination of fuel cell and hydrogen in the car. Unfortunately, good reasons are not enough for market success…

Hyundai Ioniq named the UK’s most highly rated car

Starting in the UK from £23,840 (~US$29,075) , the Hyundai IONIQ was first launched in 2016, becoming the first car in the world offered as a Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or fully electric.

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The Hyundai IONIQ has been named the most highly rated vehicle to own, in the Honest John Satisfaction Index 2020.

Overall, the IONIQ secured an average satisfaction rating of 93.7% from owners, making it a standout performer in the survey.

Each year, the Honest John Satisfaction Index asks 10,000 genuine car owners for their honest feedback on the models they own, individually rating them for their comfort, technology, ease-of-use and more.

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