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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

Stylish Budget SUV

A three-quarter front view of a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe

In short: A fully loaded light-duty SUV.

The new design of this light-duty SUV is matched up with advanced safety technology and six standard air bags, all for under $30,000. Combining luxury looks and features at a budget price, the Hyundai Santa Fe is a capable crossover that's as easy on the wallet as it is on the eyes.

Hyundai Santa Fe Interior

Hyundai Santa Fe V6 Engine

A three-quarter rear view of a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe

Warranty/Service: Five-year/60,000-mile new vehicle warranty, ten-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, seven-year/unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty, five-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance.

Base Price: $21,145 / As Tested: $28,910

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: 4-door SUV

Engine: 3.3-liter V6
Horsepower: 242 hp
Torque: 226 lb-ft

Wheelbase: 106.3 in
184.1/74.4/67.9 in
Turning circle: n/a

Brakes: ABS with Brake Assist and Electronic Brake Force Distribution

Safety: six airbags, standard electronic stability control, front seat active head restraints, tire pressure monitor

Suspension: four-wheel independent suspension

EPA City: 19 mpg
EPA Highway: 24

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(Updated: 06/29/10 NW)

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