Hyundai India has launched its luxury SUV Santa Fe, priced between Rs 20.95-22.95 lakh. The company aims at selling 600 to 800 units a year. Bookings will start from October 18 and the company aims to sell 100 to 150 units in 2010. In India Santa Fe will be imported as completely built units (CBU) from South Korea. Hyundai has no plans to manufacture the car in India in the near future. The Santa Fecwill be available with 2.2 L engine and 6-speed manual transmission, with an option of 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive. As per ARAI, the Santa Fe has mileage of 14.66 kmpl.
“Globally, Santa Fe has already sold over 20 lakh units since its launch in June 2000 and we are confident that in India, Santa Fe will give us a competitive edge in the SUV segment,” H W Park, MD and CEO, Hyundai India, said.