2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 hyundai santa fe and 2018 hyundai santa fe side by side

Denver drivers in the market for a capable and high-tech crossover SUV are in luck with the new, fourth-generation Hyundai Santa Fe from Planet Hyundai.

The new 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has been redesigned inside and out. Most noticeably, the exterior of the new Santa Fe has been refreshed with new LED lighting and a signature Hyundai Cascading Grille.

New for 2019, the Santa Fe is a five-passenger crossover SUV - which was previously known as the Santa Fe Sport. For those looking for a three-row, seven-passenger configuration, a new Santa Fe XL will roll out soon.

Keep reading to explore the differences between the 2019 and 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe at Planet Hyundai of Golden, CO.

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

No Third row seating Yes
147.3 cubic feet Total interior volume 146.6 cubic feet
3 Available engines 1
New eight-speed automatic Transmission 6-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC®

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe New Features and Changes

Despite the lack of a third row, the new Santa Fe actually offers more interior volume (147.3 cubic feet) than the previous year's Santa Fe model (146.6 cubic feet). The spacious cabin also offers drivers a new AVN 5.0 navigation system with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility, as well as Qi wireless charging pads.

The interior of the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has been optimized for comfort and customer satisfaction down to the smallest detail, including larger door map pockets, repositioned cup holders and a newly-tilted touchscreen that now reduces glare.

In addition to the new configurations of the 2019 Santa Fe, the new Santa Fe features three available engines: a 185-hp, 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder GDI engine, a 232-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and the newly-available 200-hp, 2.2-liter CRDi turbodiesel engine. The new turbodiesel engine boasts an impressive 320 pound-feet of torque. Also new for the 2019 Santa Fe is the eight-speed automatic transmission that optimizes fuel efficiency and drive quality.

Schedule a test drive of a new Hyundai Santa Fe at Planet Hyundai of Golden, CO.