John forwarded pictures and specs from Hyundai's Santa Fe press kit. Lots more after the jump!



2007 Hyundai Santa Fe – Preliminary Technical Specifications
(Subject to change prior to on sale date) (mm. / inches unless otherwise noted)

ENGINE
2.7-Liter V6 Santa Fe GLS
Type Hyundai Mu DOHC V6 (transverse mounted)
Materials Aluminum block/aluminum cylinder heads
Displacement 2.7 liters
Horsepower More than180
Torque More than 180 lb.-ft.
Valves per cylinder 4

3.3-Liter V6
Santa Fe SE and Limited
Type Hyundai Lambda DOHC V6 (transverse mounted)
Materials Aluminum block/aluminum cylinder heads
Displacement 3.3 liters
Horsepower More than 230
Torque More than 220 lb.-ft.
Valves per cylinder 4


TRANSMISSION
2.7-liter V6 (standard) 5-speed manual, (optional) 4-speed automatic
3.3-liter V6 (standard) 5-speed automatic

DRIVE SYSTEM
2WD
Front-wheel drive
AWD
Electronically-controlled all-wheel-drive system automatically routes power to the wheels that have the best traction. The driver-selectable AWD lock provides a continuous 50/50 torque split between front and rear wheels during off-road situations

SUSPENSION
Front
All-new MacPherson strut front suspension has increased caster angle to improve stability and optimize the overall strut geometry
Rear
Independent, trailing arms with multi-links, coil springs, gas-filled hydraulic shock absorbers

STEERING
Power-assisted rack and pinion
Turning diameter 34.4 feet (curb to curb)

BRAKES/TIRES/WHEELS
Front and rear disc brakes are standard.
ABS Four-wheel, four-channel with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)
Traction Control Standard (all models)
Electronic Stability Control Standard (all models)
Tires P235/65R-16 (2.7L), P235/60R-18 (3.3L) steel-belted radials
Wheels 16-inch aluminum alloy or 18-inch aluminum alloy

EPA cargo volume
34.2 cubic feet; rear seat down, 79.4 cubic feet
30.5 cubic feet; rear seat down, 77.7 cubic feet

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