Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
6 minute read
9 Jun 2021
8:30 am

Updated Hyundai Santa Fe has the talent to be taken seriously

Charl Bosch

Santa Fe has been unfairly overlooked in a segment dominated by bakkie-based SUVs.

Makeover has been extensive and works in the Santa Fe's favour.

The terms “underdog” or “dark horse” need very little explanation as they can be applied to a variety of modern day life aspects with cars being at the forefront. While on course to the replaced by the Palisade as Hyundai’s flagship SUV sometime this year, the Santa Fe very much conforms to the “underdog” principle as it has never managed to make much of an impression on the seven-seat SUV segment. Unfairly overlooked Despite the ongoing success of the Venue and the iX35 that morphed back into the Tucson, the Santa Fe has followed the same trajectory as its Kia...