The 2013 Santa Fe CUV from Hyundai has been appreciated by car buyers owing to its many recommendations and rankings it has received since its launch in the US. Apart from this superior retention values seen in both off lease and pre owned markets have shown that the SUV has exceeded customer satisfaction.
Accolades for the 2013 Santa Fe include IIHS top safety pick, NHTSA 5-star crash test rankings and ALG highest residual value for a midsize utility vehicle. The new 2013 Santa Fe is attracting a number of buyers who have a younger median age as compared to buyers of its previous model. Demand for this vehicle is up by 67% as compared to its previous model. The new three door seven seater Santa Fe model is doing well in markets out pacing its previous model by 15%.
In the Indian auto industry, this increase in demand has not been felt yet, as the 2013 Santa Fe is yet to be launched in the country. For the last 6 months, 404 units of Santa Fe have been sold in India. A combination of fluidic sculptured design, superior safety capabilities, interiors and usage of high tensile steel in strategic areas of the structure are other factors enticing buyers to opt for this vehicle. For more information, scroll down.