2016 Hyundai Santa Fe


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They 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is an excellent SUV for many families. It comes with a variety of trim packages, safety accolades, as well as the option for either 2 or 3 rows. So, what exactly is it about this SUV that makes it so great? Read on to find out!

This model year is part of Hyundai's third generation of Santa Fe with the very first generation being released in 2001. The start of this generation was released in early 2012 as the 2013 model year. It features two different wheel bases with options accommodating as many as 5 or 7 passengers. The 5 passenger is available as the Santa Fe Sport in one basic trim level, while the 7 passenger Santa Fe is available with two trim levels, the SE and Limited. Both the Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport are available with both Front Wheel Drive (FWD) and All Wheel Drive (AWD) configurations.

The Santa Fe Sport comes with one standard trim level with two engines and multiple packages offering various features. Basic equipment includes 17" alloy wheels, daytime running lights, driver's side blind spot mirror, a telescopic steering column, remote keyless entry, and an HD audio system including Bluetooth, USB and Hyundai's own BlueLink system. The turbocharged 2.0T model gets upgraded equipment including the base model's equipment package in addition to roof rails, fog lights, heated mirrors, power driver's seat, and a push button stop/start feature.



Under the hood, the Sport offers two different engines. The standard engine for the base Sport is the 2.4 liter, 4 cylinder with 190 Horsepower and 181 lbs-ft torque. The FWD boasts a city/highway fuel economy of 20/27mpg with 19/25MPG city/highway for the AWD option. The other engine option is a 265 horsepower 2.0L turbocharged option in the Sport 2.0T. the 2.0T pushes 269 lbs-ft torque offering a city/highway fuel economy of 19/27 for FWD models and 18/24 for AWD models.

Packages included in the Santa Fe Sport are Premium Package, adding leather, blind-spot detection, and front dual temperature control. Thee Tech Package adds a panoramic sunroof, rear park assist, an upgraded 8"in touch screen with navigation, a smart liftgate, and heated rear seats. In the 2.0T Sport, the only additional package is the Ultimate Package which adds 19" wheels, Xenon headlights, LED taillights, power tailgate, as well as an upgraded infinity sound system.

For the Santa, there is only one engine option available and it does not disappoint. This Hyundai is equipped with a V6, 3.3-liter engine delivering 290 horsepower and 252 lbs-ft of torque. The fuel Economy is competitive for its class delivering 18/25 MPG city/highway for its FWD models and 18/24 MPG for the AWD configuration. The 2016 Santa Fe is available with two different trim levels: the SE and the Limited. Across the board for this model year, Hyundai has renamed it's entry-level "GLS" trim level with the newly named 'SE' trim. It comes standard with 18" alloy wheels, driver selectable steering modes, heated front seats, cloth upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera, and a 4.3" infotainment touchscreen. There are several optional packages available with the Santa Fe including Premium package, as well as the Ultimate package. When the Premium package is added to the SE, it adds 19" wheels, keyless ignition and entry, a power liftgate, blind-spot monitoring, dual-climate control, leather upholstery, as well as power front seats and manual rear window shades.

The Santa Fe Limited includes everything on the SE with Premium package. It swaps out the second row's bench seating for premium captain's chairs. Both the SE and Limited Santa Fes can include the optional Ultimate Package. This luxury package includes a panoramic sunroof, rear parking sensors, a heated steering wheel, heated second row seating, memory driver seat, an upgraded 8" infotainment system which does include navigation.

With all of the premium options available, the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is also a safe and durable vehicle. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated this model with the highest possible rating of "good" in Moderate Overlap Front Test Results, Side Impact, Rear Crash Protection, and Roof Strength. It was also named the IIHS Top Pick of 2016.

Regardless of the options you're looking for in your next SUV, Hyundai offers a Santa Fe for you. Give our team a call today to schedule your visit!