Hyundai Santa Fe makes a generation shift

The numbers
Engine: Common-rail diesel, 2,199cc
Power: 194bhp at 3800rpm
Torque: 436Nm at 1800-2500rpm
Transmission: 6A
Fuel tank: 64 litres
LxWxH: 4,690x1,880x1,690mm
Wheelbase: 2,700mm
Ground Clearance: 185mm
Tyre size: 235/60 R18
0-100kph: 9.8sec (est)
Top speed: 190kph (est)
Fuel Efficiency: 13.01kpl (claimed)
Price: Rs 26.3 lakh onwards (ex-Delhi)

Pros: On-road presence, ride comfort, torquey diesel engine, interior space
Cons: Gearbox is a bit sluggish, touchscreen display too tiny, trimmed equipment list

The verdict
A much nicer-looking SUV that is an effortless package of power, comfort and reasonable off-road capability. Expensive but practical.

Rating: 7/10