Hyundai Santa Fe Wins 2018 Wards 10 Best UX Trophy

Posted on 12. Oct, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

09/19/2018, Fountain Valley, CA

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 – The all-new 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has been named to a Wards 10 Best UX list. The foe drills deeply in to user practice in driver-assist technologies, connectivity, navigation, voice-activated systems and discerning controls. The Santa Fe was concurred for a new technologies that make it easy for a motorist to correlate with a automobile systems and controls.

“It’s critical that we compensate reverence to a automakers that are focused on creation it easy and beguiling for consumers to correlate with their vehicles,” WardsAuto Senior Content Director, Drew Winter says. “Nobody wants to be undone by technologies that seem like a good thought in a lab though spin out to be irritating in a genuine world.”

WardsAuto famous a Hyundai Santa Fe (Ultimate trim) as being installed with ‘exemplary’ UX comforts including an easy-to-reach core smoke-stack with tough buttons on possibly side, dual USB ports in front and dual in a second row, and a 360-degree camera perspective to assistance get in and out of parsimonious parking spaces. Additionally, a Santa Fe’s was also highlighted for a effective voice control and head-up arrangement featuring loads of information.

“As vehicles turn some-more connected and sophisticated, a driver’s ability to absolutely correlate with a comforts is an critical partial of a altogether pushing experience,” pronounced John Robb, director, Electric Systems Development, Hyundai America Technical Center. “We are during a pivotal indicate in a attention per a expansion of in-vehicle user practice and are desirous by this approval as a personality in this rival space.”

According to WardsAuto, models that acquire 10 Best UX honors yield business with a best interactions with:

  • Talking to a car’s navigation complement and carrying it accurately respond, representing advances in healthy voice recognition
  • Simplified menus
  • Touchscreen controls that embody a right brew of tough buttons and knobs, quicker response times and larger correctness by systems

Hyundai’s Santa Fe includes Infotainment and Sound Systems

The 2019 Santa Fe is installed with technology, including Hyundai’s latest AVN 5.0 navigation complement with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay offering with aloft turn trims. The bottom turn trim gets a customary 7-inch user interface, also versed with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. And to discharge a need for a charging cord, there’s an accessible Qi wireless charging pad for concordant Android devices, as good as Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

When it comes to audio technology, a accessible reward sound complement is befitting to a Santa Fe’s upscale interior. The 640-watt, 12-speaker new Infinity branded stereo complement with an 11-channel amplifier comforts Clari-Fi and QuantumLogic Surround Sound technology. Clari–Fi works in real-time to reconstruct audio sum mislaid in digitally dense music, while QuantumLogic extracts signals from a strange recording and redistributes them into an authentic, multidimensional soundstage for playback that is clear, polished and full of detail. The outcome is a some-more strong and beguiling on-road listening experience.

Smart Speed-Dependent Volume Control can automatically adjust a audio volume adult or down formed on a vehicle’s speed and a system’s volume setting. The benefit will change proportionally to a vehicle’s speed to overcome compared sound masking effects of a automobile and thereby shortening a need to adjust a volume while driving. Additionally, a volume environment will finish a benefit practical as a volume environment increases. This prevents a complement from augmenting volume serve once highway sound has been overcome.

BLUE LINK® Connected Car System

Santa Fe Blue Link-equipped models embody 3 years of nominal Blue Link services, with extended safety, diagnostic, remote and voice superintendence services. Blue Link brings connectivity directly into a automobile with technologies like Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Car Finder, Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Recovery. Blue Link comforts can be accessed around buttons on a rearview mirror, a MyHyundai.com web portal, a MyHyundai with Blue Link smartphone app, a Amazon® Alexa Blue Link ability and a Blue Link Google Assistant app. Some comforts can also be tranquil around Android Wear and Apple Watch smartwatch apps. The latest recover of a Blue Link smartphone app includes:

  • Widgets for easy entrance to remote features
  • Ability to send Point-of-Interest information to automobile navigation complement (if so equipped)
  • Access to Blue Link presentation settings

More sum on specific Blue Link-equipped vehicles accessible during www.hyundaibluelink.com.

Heads-Up Display (HUD)     

Taking impulse from aircraft technology, an accessible Heads-Up Display (HUD) projects an 8.5-inch practical picture onto a windshield, enabling a motorist to keep his or her eyes on a road. The underline uses a complement of mirrors total with a TFT LCD arrangement and comforts tractable liughtness to safeguard both glorious daytime and night visibility. Driving information such as speed, Smart Cruise Control status, navigation, Blind Spot Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, speed limit, Lane Departure Warning and audio complement information is projected during a viewed practical stretch approximately 7 feet forward of a motorist for limit legibility.


Smart Sense Technologies

Hyundai Smart Sense technologies are now accessible on Santa Fe. Below are pivotal customary and discretionary features:


Safety Features

Hyundai’s customary Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA) puts eyes in a behind of drivers’ heads. When subsidy up, a Blind Spot Detection complement might advise a motorist if vehicles approaches from a back side, and might also request a brakes automatically.

Additional reserve comforts embody a discretionary Rear Occupant Alert, that Hyundai is debuting with a 2019 Santa Fe. The complement monitors a back seats regulating an ultrasonic sensor that helps to detect a movements of children and pets. The complement initial reminds drivers to check a back seats when exiting a automobile with a summary on a core instrument cluster display. If a complement detects transformation in a back seats after a motorist leaves a automobile and thatch a doors it will honk a horn and send a Blue Link warning to a driver’s smartphone around Hyundai’s Blue Link connected automobile system. The complement is designed to assistance forestall children and pets from being lost in a car, though it also helps in box children incidentally close themselves in.

The 2019 Santa Fe also comforts Hyundai’s initial customary Safe Exit Assist system. To raise a reserve of Hyundai’s passengers, Safe Exit Assist uses radar to assistance detect cars coming from a back and cautions passengers looking to exit a vehicle. If a newcomer attempts to open a doorway when a automobile is coming from behind, a visible and acoustic warning on a core cluster might warning a driver. In addition, if a motorist attempts to deactivate a Electronic Child Safety Lock feature, Safe Exit Assist will overrule a motorist and safeguard a back doors sojourn sealed until a coming automobile has passed. Once a highway is clear, a motorist can afterwards deactivate a Electronic Child Safety Lock and successfully clear a back newcomer doors.

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