2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: World’s first car that warns you of someone in the rear seat! But why?

Hyundai's 2019 Santa Fe is likely to make its debut next month in South Korea followed by a global debut at the Geneva Motor Show, it's got a lot in the form of cosmetic updates, as well as automatic braking and a two-row Sports Variant.

By:Published: January 25, 2018 12:14:26 PM

The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe has been spotted on test a couple of times till today, but now Hyundai have teased the Santa Fe which is now will now enter it’s fourth generation ahead of it’s south Korean debut in February. For now, Hyundai have teased a profile shot of the revamped SUV with prominent upper character lines extending from the slim-profile Kona-derived headlamps to the swept-back tail lamps. The Hyundai’s signature cascading grille will also make it to the Santa Fe 2018, although it can’t be seen clearly in this picture.

Hyundai have managed to keep Santa Fe close to the chest, but make one slightly odd-promise of things that the Santa Fe will feature. Hyundai say that the SUV will have the first ever Rear-Occupant-Alert system, which might sound a little strange, but wil moniter the rear seats and detect passengers and alert the driver at egress and ingress. Although one must wonder why Hyundai thinks that a driver needs to be informed of having rear occumpants in the car, I mean if you are driving around with people in the backseat without knowing it, it’s likely that you’re ability to drive a car safely be brought in question.

Another interesting feature will be the upgraded rear-cross-traffic collion warning which will be tuned into the automatic braking system, to stop the car in case something has evaded the drivers line of sight but might collide with the car.

Hyundai promises more images on the subject to reveal more images and details on the 2019 Santa Fe next month, while it is set to makes its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Its is also likely the the Santa Fe might get both a two row sport version as well a three-row full size. However, we will have to wait a few weeks till February to find out

Source; Motor1

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