Stability control and curtain airbags are standard, and so is Bluetooth, which we consider a safety device. This makes passing a little dangerous - the engine almost redlines to get up to passing speed and going uphill - don't use the cruise control as it gets the engine screaming. Active safety features include antilock brakes with brake assist and electronic brake-force distribution, Electronic Stability Control, traction control, and a tire-pressure monitoring system. I worked in different states my last few years and I put many a miles on the 2012 Sante Fe, and it still performs great. The Limited Ultimate boasts ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, an 8-inch touch screen, navigation, a multi-view camera system, rear parking sensors, a panoramic sunroof, and 19-inch alloy wheels. Still, we'd opt for the much more powerful 276-hp, 3. Air conditioning with B-pillar mounted vents is standard and dual-zone climate controls for the driver and front-seat passenger are available on the Limited trim level.
Results haven't been released from the federal government, but the Santa Fe had done very well under the previous ratings system. The latest freshening brought a new transmission and more fuel efficiency, but is otherwise modest. It drives and rides with enough conviction to encourage pushing on before the rapid but predictable onset of under steer serves to remind that this is a great big family bus. I purchased it because I liked it's switchable 4wheel drive. The newly redesigned Santa Fe presents an outstanding value for anyone in the market for a. Base model Santa Fes come competently equipped and higher trim levels feature standard and optional luxury touches on par with more exclusive brands. When seven's up, and the cargo cover folded neatly underfloor, all aboard have air vents and access to power sockets.
Then the engine went out now I have to replace that Not very happy and of course my warranty is out because i bought it used. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and have combined mileage ratings in the low 20s. As a group, curb weight ranges from 3,591 to 4,178 pounds. Discovered the nut that holds the lift bar in place failed and fell into the frame of the car. I don't feel safe sometimes because of this car being underpowered.
An optional touchscreen navigation system brings with it a rearview camera and real-time traffic. Top Limited models get full leather upholstery, a sunroof, and dual-zone climate control, plus 605-watt Infinity surround-sound audio. Fuel consumption could be better. This bog has left me dangerously stranded while trying to merge into traffic. Cons I really like my vehicle. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Hyundai Santa Fe is a midsize crossover that can seat up to five and competes with models like the Nissan Murano and Toyota Highlander.
Priced and equipped with families in mind, the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe isn't especially exciting to drive or to look at, but it's a very well-executed crossover vehicles with excellent safety scores and some made-in-America credibility. The Hyundai sat-nav is also one of the best in the business, with clear and precise instructions and brilliant graphics. With 15 per cent more rigidity than its predecessor, the new Santa Fe also handles better around the corners. Santa Fe Performance Santa Fe Engine: Smooth but Unexciting Base Engine The five-seat Santa Fe comes with a choice of two four-cylinder engines. This makes passing a little dangerous - the engine almost redlines to get up to passing speed and going uphill - don't use the cruise control as it gets the engine screaming.
Most reviewers said the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe's interior has good fit and finish, with a mix of hard plastics and soft-touch materials. A new premium leather shift knob is standard. The ride is good for its class, but handling could be better. It combines concrete data — like fuel economy estimates, horsepower specs, and cargo space dimension — with 27 professional Hyundai Santa Fe reviews. Downhill braking control is added to the stability control programming for this year.
Plus, it comes with one of the longest warranties around. Billed as allowing the driver to customise steering weight, the three modes are virtually indistinguishable but all are united by artificial if functional feel. These will keep you out of trouble unless you do something really stupid. With improved aerodynamics, the new Santa Fe pushes through air at freeway speed more effectively resulting in a smoother ride with less road and wind noise. A new Santa Fe is in the offing, but for now, the 2012 model carries on with minor changes. When we tested a 2011 Santa Fe Limited with the 175-horsepower 2.
Seven sealers are all about interior functionality and this respect the Santa Fe is to the fore of its segment. Found out the nut is simply spot welded to the frame. Weird intermittent wind noise that sometimes disappears with lane change or wet pavement. Other than that, I definitely like the vehicle and the service you offer. Not sure which trim I drove, but the interior features were rather sparse.