With the new generation Hyundai Tucson replacement receiving all the attention, it was only a matter of time before a prototype of its bigger brother was spied on the roads.
Beneath this camouflage lies a facelifted version of the next Hyundai Santa Fe which is set to breathe new life into the range before the new generation model arrives.
The most obvious change is the new grille which appears to be a new design trait for Hyundai SUVs, also appearing on the 2010 Hyundai iX35 prototypes.
A new headlight cluster design can already be seen through the camouflage and it is likely the new model will also receive a new front bumper and lower fascia.
At the rear it should be a similar story with a new set of tail lights and redesigned bumper.
A 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine from the Sonata may also find its way into the 2010 model range, complimenting the existing V6 engines.
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