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2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited SUV

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

(3 Stars)  Cool, stylish, and loaded with value

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
The Hyundai Santa Fe has been around since 1991 and this was the first sports utility from this company. The cumbersome styling of the Santa Fe has been one of the many hurdles it has had to overcome through the years among other issues with a not so efficient engine and heavy altogether package. The Santa Fe has overcome most all of the initial issue that was presented by its design. The Ford Escape and Honda CR-V both have been a tough competition in the early years of the Santa Fe, but in recent years through a lot of redesigning and new engineering.

The newest renovations to the Santa Fe include the addition of a more powerful and very competitive engine and a much more recent and capable transmission package. The newer and larger SUV offers a much needed external overhaul as well. The 2011 Santa Fe comes with a much more fuel efficient 2.4 liter inline 4 cylinder engines and an optional upgrade to a 3.3 liter or 3.5 liter motor. There are other interior and exterior options packages available in the upgraded trim models of the Santa Fe.

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2011 Santa Fe Limited Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.5L Lambda II V 6 DOHC with variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 20 MPG city, 26 MPG highway, 23 MPG combined and 414 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
18.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 276 hp @ 6,300 rpm; 248 ft lb of torque @ 5,000 rpm

'11 Hyundai Limited SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Compass
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Moonroof
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Privacy Glass
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Rear Spoiler
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Changer
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
  Trucks and Towing  
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Transmission Oil Cooler
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