Contemporary Style in an Affordable Midsize SUV Hyundai tells us the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a carry-over from the 2017 model, but this isn’t a bad thing in any way. Hyundai has sweetened the offering in 2018 on this well-received SUV, with the addition of interior and exterior convenience features. To increase the value, Hyundai discontinued one trim level (Limited) and added a new option package (Pop) so buyers can get a more complete Santa Fe Sport with the most popular features standard. Midsize SUV with a lot to offer Drivetrain The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport comes in either FWD or AWD, with the base engine a 2.4-liter non-turbo four-cylinder. Clean Fleet Report’s test car was equipped with the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder DOHC engine with direct electronic fuel injection. Our AWD Santa Fe, running on unleaded regular, put-out 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque through Hyundai’s electronically-controlled, six-speed automatic transmission … [Read more...] about Road Test: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD Ultimate
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New seven-seater coming from $43,000 before on-roads. Hyundai Australia has released pricing and specifications for the all-new seven-seat 2019 Santa Fe, which arrives in showrooms this week.As is standard for Hyundai, the car will be offered in Active, Elite and Highlander guises. The base model Active (below) will be offered with a 2.4-litre petrol engine ($43,000 before on-roads) making 138kW of power and 241Nm of torque, hooked up to a six-speed automatic feeding all four wheels.It's also available with a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel making a more respectable 147kW and 440Nm, priced from $46,000 before on-roads.Standard equipment is generous: you'll get six airbags, autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control with stop/go, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist and blind-spot monitoring.Rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, auto dusk-sensing headlamps and LED daytime-running lights are also standard fit. Outside, the car rides on 17-inch alloy … [Read more...] about 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specs
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport; Cars.com photos by Evan Sears Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in September 2017 about the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years. For 2017, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport gets a mild update that focuses on advanced safety features and new multimedia features. Families will appreciate that this midsize SUV has rear sunshades to keep the sun out of kids' eyes and a backseat that slides forward and back. We tested the 2017 Santa Fe Sport 2.0T with all-wheel drive and leather seats. How many car seats fit in the second row? Two Related: More Car Seat Checks Solid Rear-facing convertible, grade A: The rear-facing convertible seat fit well. Forward-facing convertible, grade A: The forward-facing convertible seat fit well. So-So Latch, grade B: There are two sets of lower Latch anchors … [Read more...] about 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Car Seat Check
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe; Cars.com photos by Evan Sears Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in November 2016 about the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years. The Hyundai Santa Fe is a comfortable, capable family hauler, but middling crash test scores had us thinking twice about recommending it. For 2017, however, we're on board. Hyundai's three-row SUV got a makeover with updated styling and — more importantly — it passed its Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests with the highest scores of good. Similarly, we gave the Santa Fe high grades in our Car Seat Check thanks to ample legroom and an easy-to-access Latch system. How many car seats fit in the second row? Two How many car seats fit in the third row? Two Related: More Car Seat Checks Solid Latch, grade A: There are two sets of Latch anchors … [Read more...] about How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe?
American car buyers are enamored of crossovers, a clever bit of hucksterism that starts with an ordinary vehicle that excites no one, such as a compact sedan, and exchanges its body shell for one with a vaguely SUV-like shape. Next, a part-time all-wheel drive system is added, and the vehicle is named something outdoorsy or western sounding. Suddenly, it’s far easier to sell despite a price that’s thousands more than a sedan. And consumers willingly pay it. What buyers typically get in return is a rolling Quonset hut of suburban somnolence, a banal vehicle designed to deliver comfort and cargo space, not driving excitement. Its biggest surprise is no surprise. For most of us, that’s fine. After all, vanilla is still America’s bestselling ice cream flavor, while beige, gray and white are this nation’s top choice for house paint. So it’s no surprise that if you look down your cul-de-sac, you’ll see that the modern American driveway is one dreary … [Read more...] about Auto review: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe