2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: The Beautiful Small Crossover


What kind of improvement can you expect from the new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe sport? Well, there are a lot of features and aspects, really. There are some new styling as well as technical work updates to be expected from this line. Size may change but it won’t affect the performance and quality of the ride too much. If you are looking for a stylish and good looking ride with powerful boost, this is the vehicle to go to.


If you take a look at the new image of 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe sport, you will see that this ride has all the aesthetic lines and appeal with a very appealing design and shape. As you can guess, this is one of the lines of Santa Fe variants, coming in a smaller crossover model that is able to accommodate five people. Despite the size, five people are able to travel comfortably and well within the generous spacious cabin. And don’t get me started with the rugged design and handsome lines.


For this line, there are several engine options. The first option for this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe sport is the four cylinder engine with 2.4 liter capacity that is delivering 185 hp of power. While the second option is the four cylinder turbocharged engine with 2.0 liter capacity that is delivering 240 hp of power. Both the powertrains are paired with automatic six speed transmission and front wheel driving system. Four wheel driving system is offered as the optional choice if you prefer the system. For the basic engine, fuel economy system is 21 mpg for the city and 27 mpg for the highway, while the turbocharged engine has 19 mpg for the city and 24 mpg for the highway.

Exterior Design

There are some slight changes happening on the exterior side, like the Tucsonian front fascia and different taillights and exhaust panels. Rocker panels are mostly silver with more LED along with different options of wheels, starting from 17 inch to 19 inch. If you want to have a different color, there is blue for the alternative.

Interior Cabin

Besides the changes on the outside, some touch ups are happening on the inside. You can expect better connection with Apple CarPlay, Android Link, and Blue Link connection. Improved features and technologies are included within the line, like the new sound system and also the 8 inch infotainment display screen, among a few. Besides the entertainment system, this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe sport comes with improved safety features like rearview camera, lane departure warning, and such thing alike.

Price and Release Date

The exact release date and price haven’t known yet but it should be around the end of 2017 or the early 2018. The basic price starts around $26,200 while the AWD version is sold at around $28,000. If you are targeting at the highest trim, the FWD 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe sport is sold at around $37,500 while the AWD is sold at around $39,500.