The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe adds a new, US-spec version with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Recently, the carmaker has released its pricing information.
Santa Fe got significant updates for the 2021 model year, meaning not only a facelifting but also a new hybrid setup (traditional).
For the next, 2022 model year, the PHEV joins that uses a 1.6-liter 177-hp four-cylinder engine, a 90-hp electric motor, a 12.4-kWh battery, all-wheel drive. The power output is 260 hp, an electric-only range is 31 miles, fuel economy is 33 mpg combined according to EPA estimates.
So, the Toyota RAV4 Prime and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have received a rival.
Santa Fe’s standard equipment includes the Smart Sense safety kit, a digital key, an 8.0-inch infotainment display, a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster.
Option features include a 360-degree camera, a 10.3-inch infotainment screen, the Smart Park system, ventilated leather seats.
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe plug-in hybrid is available in several states this summer. The starting price including a destination fee is $40,535 for the SEL grade and $46,545 for the Limited variant.
In the United States, the Santa Fe SUV is third by sales in the second quarter of 2021: 34,540 units. The Hyundai Tucson crossover and the Elantra sedan are ahead: 50,370 and 47,964 sales, respectively. The Hyundai Sonata is behind: 33,641 units.