Now in its third generation, the Hyundai Santa Fe is a spacious and upmarket family SUV. It sits just above the slightly smaller and more compact Tucson in Hyundai’s range. Marrying SUV style and ride height with saloon-like luxury and all the ability of a rugged, dedicated 4×4, the Santa Fe also gets a practical advantage in the form of a seven-seater option. Facing off against premium rivals from the likes of BMW, Volkswagen and Land Rover, how does the Hyundai fare? Let’s take a look…
FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY): 18/25 mpg TYPE: SUV TRANSMISSION: 6-speed Shiftable Automatic BASIC WARRANTY: 5 Yr./ 60000 Mi. BLUETOOTH: Yes HEATED SEATS: Yes ENGINE TYPE: Gas TOTAL SEATING: 7 CYLINDERS: V6 DRIVE TRAIN: Front Wheel Drive CONSUMER RATING: 5-Stars NAVIGATION: No
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With the way the price of gas continues to rise and rise, hybrid cars have become more and more popular. But there are a lot of different myths about hybrids. If you’re seriously considering purchasing a hybrid car, you need to learn what’s fact and what’s fiction. Here are four different myths about hybrid cars and the truth about them.