Hyundai is readying its next-generation Santa Fe to seat up to eight people.
The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe long wheelbase is expected to arrive dealership showrooms in three years and will be widened to offer more seat space. According to Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski, in an interview with Edmunds, the Korean automaker believes buyers want “a real eight-passenger vehicle with cargo space.”
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The company also revealed that it is considering expanding its crossover lineup with a premium model targeting the Lexus RX. Though it isn’t in the immediate plan for Hyundai to develop such a model, the company isn’t ruling it out especially since it wants to move upmarket.
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