The styling updates are subtle, including changes to the front and rear fasciae, a new headlight design and optional LED fog lights and daytime running lights.
Updates to the Santa Fe include second-row cupholders and a matte-finish interior woodgrain. A third-row USB outlet is also available.
There's also a new color -- Storm Blue.
There are all three new wheel designs in 17-, 18- and 19-inch diameters.
If safety's what you're after, Hyundai's reinforced its suite of active and passive safety systems.
Updates for 2017 include a new multi-view camera system, full-range adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning and autonomous emergency braking.
There's also a new electronic parking brake with automatic holding.
The standard infotainment system is a 7-inch touchscreen unit with Android Auto connectivity.
The Santa Fe's Infinity-branded premium audio system now receives surround sound and Clari-Fi technology.
The 2017 Santa Fe is on sale at dealerships now.