Starting at $30,800 (plus destination charge), the Santa Fe contains a 3.3-liter V6 engine that develops 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque, driving a six-speed automatic transmission. A Santa Fe can have front-drive or, for an additional $1,750, all-wheel drive.
SE, Limited, SE Ultimate, and Limited Ultimate trim levels are offered. Standard Santa Fe equipment includes seven airbags, a rearview camera, a power driver’s seat, cloth upholstery, automatic climate control, Blue Link connectivity, satellite radio, and 18-inch alloy wheels. SE models have a bench seat in the second row for seven-passenger capacity, while Limited versions get captain’s chairs for six-passenger seating.
My 2017 Santa Fe Limited Ultimate AWD, with a starting MSRP (Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price) of $39,400, included:
- Second-row captain’s chairs
- Rear parking sensors
- Surround-view cameras
- Heated/ventilated front seats
- Power passenger seat
- Eight-inch touchscreen
- Panoramic sunroof
- Hands-free power liftgate
- Nineteen-inch wheels
Available safety features include forward-collision warning with automatic braking, lane-departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.