The Santa Fe Hybrid turbo engine can produce 180 hp/5,500 rpm and 264 Nm/1,500-4,500 rpm of peak torque.
The engine is combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission and an electric motor with a power of 44.2 kW or the equivalent of 60 hp and 264 Nm of torque.
When working together, Hyundai claims the Santa Fe Hybrid has a combined power of 230 hp and a combined torque of 350 Nm.
Compared to the Santa Fe diesel, the Santa Fe Hybrid produces 28 hp more power even though it lacks torque.
Not only the Hybrid version, there is also the Santa Fe with a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) drive. Having the same engine, the Santa Fe PHEV gets a more powerful electric motor which is 66.9 kW or 91 hp.
So when working with the engine, the Santa Fe PHEV is claimed to have a combined power of 265 hp. In addition to a more powerful motor, the Santa Fe PHEV gets a larger Lithium-ion battery of 13.8 kWh.
Hyundai claims the battery can be charged in about 4 hours and can cover a full electric distance of only 48 kilometers.