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A facelift as minor as the price rise for Hyundai’s Sante Fe SUV flagship
10 Nov 2015
THE mildest of makeovers has been wrought on Hyundai’s Santa Fe, which has also been tweaked with touchscreen infotainment system, voice control for Apple and Android and active safety system upgrades in an effort to punch up its sales numbers.
The quiet and competent all-rounder doesn't have as big an impact on the SUV sales table as expected, particularly given the success of other models within the Korean manufacturer’s growing Australian range, despite it having one of the quieter and more flexible turbo-diesels around.
It’s 500-odd a month sales is at odds with its good value proposition, which starting at just under $40,000 and topping out in the mid-$50,000 range is less than its primary opposition from segment leader Toyota and well in the range to mix it with the rest of the segment.
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Model release date: 1 November 2015
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