MORE details of the new Hyundai Santa Fe have been revealed as the company gears up for its launch later in the year.
The new large SUV is due for release in September and will also be available with hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains - a first for the Korean brand.
It is the third generation of the model which was first launched in 2001 and sees a shift upmarket with new design cues including a bold mesh grille and T-shaped daytime running lights.
For the first time in a Hyundai vehicle, the new Santa Fe also offers an optional Luxury Package and the trim's exterior includes a dedicated 20-inch wheel design and front and back lower bumpers and side cladding which match the body paint colour, rather than matt black.
Inside, the car has a new lower dashboard design, a redesigned centre console and a new 10.25-inch touchscreen.
A new' floating' centre console with shift-by-wire buttons and the Santa Fe now comes with a Terrain Mode selector featuring a control knob located in the centre console to switch between drive modes. There is also a new 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster.
The new Santa Fe is the first Hyundai in Europe to go on sale with the new ‘Smartstream' hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain.
Performance details have yet to be released.