2020 Santa Fe Active X

Hyundai’s multi award-winning large SUV has just been enhanced with an enticing new Active X model. 

Santa Fe Active X features a leather-appointed interior, 18-inch alloy wheels and proximity smart key, along with a host of other state of the art safety and convenience technology all at an appealing price.

The Active X model is positioned in between the range-opening Active and the mid-grade Elite variants and is offered with a choice of Lambda-II 3.5 MPi V6 petrol power with front-wheel drive, or R series 2.2 CRDi diesel torque and economy with all-wheel drive.

2020 Santa Fe Range

“Santa Fe Active X expands our award-winning family vehicle range, offering customers desirable features and technology at a price point that makes it unique in the large SUV market,” said Hyundai Motor Company Australia Chief Operating Officer, John Kett.

“The Active X model provides unprecedented value for money. It complements an already appealing Santa Fe package, which continues to deliver class-leading safety, as well as an array of connectivity, convenience and comfort features, all with the assurance of Hyundai’s five-year, unlimited kilometre warranty and Lifetime Service Plan,” he said.

2020 Santa Fe Active X key specifications above current Active model:

  • 18” alloy wheels
  • Front park assist sensors
  • Leather appointed interior
  • Smart key with push button start
  • Dual zone climate control with automatic defog
  • Glovebox compartment cooling
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Privacy glass
  • Puddle lamps integrated into exterior mirrors
  • Courtesy lights in front door handles
  • Power folding exterior mirrors
  • Satin chrome exterior door handles
  • Fabric A-pillar covers and roof lining

In Active X trim a stylish and dynamic twin-spoke 18-inch alloy wheel design underlines Santa Fe’s rugged yet classy exterior, which is offered in a choice of seven colours.

The Santa Fe Active X interior is lavished with rich materials, such as luxurious leather seat trim, a premium finish dashboard, fabric A-pillar covers and melange knit headlining. A choice of black or dark beige interior trim combinations is also offered.

Must-have technology comes standard in 2020 Santa Fe Active X, including front park assist, rain-sensing wipers and a proximity Smart Key system.

The Smart Key allows users to lock/unlock the vehicle via the button on the front door handles, and start the vehicle simply with the push of the dash-mounted button, while the Smart Key stays in their pocket or bag.

There are also power folding exterior mirrors with integrated puddle lamps and classy satin chrome exterior door handles.

Occupant comfort is optimised in Santa Fe Active X courtesy of a dual-zone climate control air conditioning system that also features an automatic windscreen defogging function and glovebox compartment cooling.

Rear privacy glass enhances Santa Fe’s crisp exterior styling while keeping occupants cocooned and cool.

2020 Santa Fe continues to offer the class leader advanced SmartSense™ safety package across the range.

SmartSense™ safety package includes:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (i.e. AEB) – City/Urban/Interurban/Pedestrian/Cyclist (camera & radar)
  • Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • High Beam Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go


EngineTransmissionActiveActive XEliteHighlander
3.5 MPi V6 FWD8 speed automatic$43,990$47,020$52,070$58,630
2.2 CRDi AWD8 speed automatic$47,020$50,050$55,100$61,660
Option PricingActiveActive XEliteHighlander
Premium paint$695$695$695$695
Dark beige interior$295$295$295
Burgundy interior$295

Note: All prices are Manufacturer’s List Price. Price excludes dealer delivery and on road costs.

Santa Fe Lifetime Service Plan pricing

EngineService interval12 mths24 mths36 mths48 mths60 mths
3.5 MPi V6 FWDkm15k30k45k60k75k
Cost (incl. GST)$330$330$390$390$330
2.2 CRDi AWDkm15k30k45k60k75k
Cost (incl. GST)$435$435$435$499$435


With Hyundai iCare, the joy of buying a Hyundai will stretch well beyond the showroom. This leading customer care program offers a comprehensive suite of owner benefits including; Lifetime Service Plan, 5 Year Unlimited km Warranty, Complimentary Roadside Assist for 12 months on new vehicles, 1,500km complimentary first service, a dedicated Customer Care Centre and myHyundai – an exclusive owner website. When servicing with Hyundai, customers will also receive a 10 Year Sat Nav Update Plan, a Roadside Support Plan for up to 10 years and more.


Santa Fe Active 3.5 MPi or 2.2 CRDi
Key specifications:  
6 airbagsSmartSense™ including;17” alloy wheels
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)– Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance AssistLeather appointed s. wheel & gear knob
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)– Driver Attention WarningAir conditioning
Downhill Brake Control (DBC)– Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist3.5″ TFT LCD instrument cluster
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)– High Beam AssistElectric lumbar support
Traction Control System (TCS)– Lane Keeping AssistHeated exterior mirrors
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)– Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoid AssistFront & rear power windows;
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)– Rear Occupant Alert– driver’s one touch auto up/down
Speed Limiter– Smart Cruise Control with Stop & GoRemote fold (one touch) 2nd row seats
Rear park assist sensorsElectronic Parking BrakeWalk-in switch on second row seats
Rear view camera7” multimedia system3 x USB charger outlets
Tyre Pressure Monitoring SystemApple CarPlay compatibilityRoof rails
Auto dusk sensing headlightsAndroid Auto compatibilityLuggage net
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)Bluetooth connectivityCargo cover
Front and Rear Fog LightsCruise control 
Santa Fe Active X 3.5 MPi or 2.2 CRDi
Key specifications above Active:
18” alloy wheelsDual zone climate control w/ auto defogPuddle lamps integrated into ext. mirrors
Front park assist sensorsGlovebox compartment coolingPower folding exterior mirrors
Leather appointed interiorRain sensing wipersSatin chrome exterior door handles
Smart key with push button startPrivacy glassFabric A-pillar covers and roof lining
Courtesy lights (front door handles)  
Santa Fe Elite 3.5 MPi or 2.2 CRDi
Key specifications above Active X:
Electronic child safety lock  systemPower driver’s and passenger’s seatSolar control glass
Rear Occupant Alert – AdvancedElectro-chromatic interior mirrorPaddle shifters
Safe Exit Assist (SEA)Smart tailgateRear door window sunshades
8” satellite navigationCarbon effect radiator grilleScuff plates (deluxe)
Infinity premium audio systemSatin chrome exterior treatments 
Santa Fe Highlander 3.5 MPi or 2.2 CRDi
Key specifications above Elite:  
19” alloy wheelsPanoramic glass sunroof7″ Supervision cluster
Continental TyresAir ventilated front seatsWireless charging pad (Qi standard)
Surround View Monitor (SVM)Heated front seatsHeated steering wheel
Advanced Smart Parking Assist SystemHeated rear outboard seatsLED front room lights and map lights
Head-up display (HUD)Integrated memory system (driver’s seat)LED Map lights (outboard)
LED headlights (Bi-function)Power driver’s seat (14 way)Burgundy Interior treatments
LED front fog lights– 4 way lumbar support– Suede (Black) A-pillar covers/roof lining
LED taillights– 2 way cushion extension 
This post was written by Car and Bike News


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