2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is a midsize crossover SUV that offers a range of potent engines, that includes both plug-in and standard hybrid options. Plus, it offers a long list of safety and infotainment features.

Drivers in Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, CT can learn more about this impressive SUV with this in-depth 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe review from Key Hyundai of Manchester.

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Specs

Hyundai Santa Fe Performance

The Hyundai Santa Fe is equipped with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive comes standard, but all-wheel drive also available.

If you’d like a little more power under the hood, an upgraded 2.5L 4-cylinder turbo engine is also available. It produces up to 281 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, it helps the Santa Fe tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Two hybrid powertrains are available for the 2021 Santa Fe, starting with a 1.6L 4-cylinder turbo engine that’s paired with two electric motors. This system can provide you with up to 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The plug-in hybrid offers a similar performance and is easy to charge. Both option work with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Space

Hyundai Santa Fe Interior

The Hyundai Santa Fe offers two rows of cushioned seats for long-distance comfort. The front and rear seats have an abundance of headroom and legroom, even for tall adults. Cloth seats are standard, but leather upholstery, heated and cooled seats, and luxury touches like Nappa quilted leather, laminated noise-cancellation glass, ambient interior lighting, and a plush seat headliner are available to enhance the cabin.

With the seats upright, the Santa Fe’s cargo hold offers 36.4 cubic feet of space. With the back seats folded down, the storage space expands to 72.1 cubic feet. The cargo floor has a hidden underfloor storage compartment as well. A power liftgate is standard for higher trim levels for convenient cargo loading and unloading.

  • Cargo Room Behind Row (front/rear): 72.2 cubic feet/36.4 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/rear): 42.1 inches/39 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 44.1 inches/41.7 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 57.5 inches/56.3 inches

Hyundai Santa Fe Interior with Apple CarPlay®

Hyundai Santa Fe Features

All Santa Fe models come with High Beam Assist and Lane Keeping Assist. These driver assist technologies will light the way and keep you from drifting out of your lane. It’s also available with a Blind-Spot View Monitor that’ll help you change lanes safely. For a better idea of what’s around your SUV, both front and rear parking sensors, a Surround View Monitor, and a head-up display are available.

The entry-level Santa Fe also includes an infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen and both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration for streaming music and accessing phone apps and features.

The infotainment system boasts a logical menu layout, sharp graphics, and responsive inputs. Optional features include wireless smartphone charging, satellite radio, navigation, a 10.25-inch touch screen, and a 12-speaker Harman Kardon® sound system, which are found throughout the lineup.

Test Drive the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a well-rounded crossover SUV with a spacious interior, powerful and eco-conscious engines, and a long list of features for entertainment, convenience, comfort, and safety.

Drivers in Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, CT can learn more about our 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe review by visiting Key Hyundai of Manchester. Give us a call or walk into our dealership today to schedule your Hyundai Santa Fe test drive!

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