The Hybrid drivetrain was almost a shoe in. The Turbo Diesel is even more tantalizing. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – March 6, 2017 Hyundai premiered its all-new fourth-generation Santa Fe with the brands latest safety and infotainment, high trim interior, and something else… 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Design The all-new fourth-generation Santa Fe includes the Composite LED headlamps and DRL design along with Hyundai’s signature Cascading Grille. I have not seen many pics of the all-new Santa Fe but the front overhang appears overly large? Inside the Santa Fe has adds improved visibility to the rear with larger rear quarter glass. More importantly, drivers and front passengers will receive electric extendable lower seat cushions with 10 different positions. YEAH!!! The new Santa Fe second row legroom is increased by 1.5 inches and the seat is .7 inches higher. The new one-touch folding seats ease passenger access to third-row seats. Headroom in the third row has also been improved by .9 inches. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Drivetrain The following table is all we need to know. It will be mated to a wide ratio 8-speed AT as well. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Safety The fourth-generation Santa Fe features Hyundai SmartSense active safety and driving assistance technologies. These include a Rear Occupant Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with pedestrian detection, Lane Keeping Assist, Speed Limit Info Function, and Safety Exit Assist which prevents accidents by sensing when vehicles approach from behind and temporarily locking the doors before being opened, so that passengers can exit the car safely On the passive front, the 2019 Santa Fe is built from high strength steel - 57 percent - with high impact energy absorption and minimal distortion to protect passengers in the event of a collision. This has also reduced the Santa Fe’s overall mass. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ride and Handling The new Santa Fe’s suspension and steering delivers a smoother ride feeling by reducing the impact and vibration when driving on rough roads. The suspension has been stiffened and placed vertically to give longer travel length for more ride comfort. Road noise is reduced by reinforcing the floor panel and incorporating more materials in the carpet. The optional self-load-leveling suspension controls the continuous ride height regardless of the vehicle load through a self-contained damping and levelling control. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Infotainment The all-new Santa Fe offers allows future owners three systems: An optional 8” infotainment system integrates all navigation, media and connectivity features, supporting both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. To enhance vehicle operation the system includes a rear-view camera with dynamic guidelines and trailer view. The mid-trim Display Audio system allows passengers to switch their smartphone’s content onto the system’s 7” display via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Display Audio system also features an integrated rear-view camera with dynamic guidelines and trailer view. The base Audio system incorporates a 5-inch monochrome TFT screen featuring radio, Bluetooth connectivity, AUX-in and USB connection. Additionally, there is a new 7–inch TFT color display information screen located in the center of the instrument cluster between the two dials. Given this is a Global release, I doubt we will see the 5” display here. The 2019 Santa Fe also provides a wireless Qi smartphone charging pad. The phone’s charging status is visualized with a small indicator lamp above. To ensure the phone will not be forgotten inside the car, the central display in the instrument cluster will show a reminder when switching off the car. The Santa Fe also comes standard with a USB port and an AUX jack. The all-new 2019 Hyundai SUV features a full heads-up display (HUD) with class-leading luminance projects relevant driving information onto the windshield. And what do we care about? While I was hoping for the Sonata’s Hybrid drivetrain, the 2.2l Turbo Diesel will provide higher highway efficiency and where should a large CUV be driven? Mostly highway. I cannot wait.