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Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

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  • Build Quality
    4.0 (36)
  • Value for Money
    3.9 (34)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.0 (33)
  • Noise Level
    3.7 (32)
  • Braking
    4.2 (33)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.0 (33)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (30)
  • Suspension
    4.1 (33)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.7 (32)
  • Handling
    4.1 (34)
  • Interior Design
    4.3 (34)
  • Boot Size
    4.3 (34)
  • Comfort
    4.4 (33)
  • Features
    4.2 (33)
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Kylie
KylieSydney, NSW
  • 26 reviews
  • 27 likes

Worried about recent issues

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I bought my sante Fe Active March 2022.
All has been fine except for the wi fi charger not working.
However, last Friday I was driving and it would not go over 80klms ab hour. No other vehicle in front of me. I dropped into a hyundai dealership who checked with the computer and said all was fine. He was also able to get the wi fi charger working. The wi fi charger charged the phone to 78% and then stopped. The charging port and my Samsung phone were both very hot, which was a very big worry.
The following day car got stuck at 75klms an hour. Driving back on Monday, car got stuck at 75klms an hour. I had to pull over and restart the car to get it to drive properly.
Anyone else having this issue or know how to fix it?
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Silv_84
Silv_84South East Queensland, QLD

Engine and drive train are proving solid so far but all the bells and whistles really let me down

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Purchased in for $58,999.

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Bimal P.
Bimal P.Canberra 2600, ACT
  • 3 reviews

Best driving. All the comforts you want.

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long drive, work.
It is AWD so feel safe, steering is smooth and very powerful. Parking and driving is so good. It is very luxury at this price. Everything I wanted is there.

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Purchased in at Hear For Less for $30,000.

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Trent
Trent
  • 7 reviews
  • 2 likes

Fantastic car which all the safety features you could ever want. I average about 8L/100 around town and 6.5L/100 on the highways. Extremely comfortable seats and plenty of room in the boot. Parking is easy with the 360 camera and parking sensors front and rear. Also tows like a dream and never ran out of power going through the mountains with a caravan on the back.

Purchased in for $64,000.

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Jo K
Jo KSydney, NSW
  • 11 reviews
  • 2 likes

Great family car

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Very nice car. It is a very heavy car so fuel consumption is a little higher than expected but I think that it is the only negative I have at this stage. Car is going on 2 years old, has not skipped a beat. Very comfortable and perfect for my young family. 2 push bikes fit in the back with room to spare. The infotainment is great. I am glad I chose this car over the CX8, I have absolutely no regrets with my purchase.

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Reliable car

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Love the D4HB R series engine. Very smooth to drive and durable. Mine the mileage is 362000 Kms. still very powerful without any faults. I believe if you maintain regularly with a good engine oil and transmission fluid on trans ,it will last forever.

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Micky O
Micky OGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 16 reviews
  • 7 likes

Best car we've ever owned and we have been Toyota buyers for 30 years!

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We bought this car as a demo with about 5k on the clock. The Highlander is the top of the range version. It has more bells and wistles than I can think of. The safety features even saved me from two accidents by automatically applying the brakes. We just use the car for normal everyday driving. The third row of seats are loved by our grandkids. Of course they love it, they picked this car from the Kluger

Purchased in at Hyundai Dealers for $55,000.

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jondo
jondoBrisbane, Queensland
  • 29 reviews
  • 27 likes

Great family crossover vehicle - the SUV for when you don't need an SUV

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Purchased in at Keema Hyundai for $62,000.

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Cremasta
CremastaPerth
  • 4 reviews
  • 5 likes

Brilliant car with a few minor issues

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Purchased in at Private Fleet for $60,580.

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maomuffin
maomuffinPerth, WA

perfect and love it

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great car very versatile and spacious‍. you can fit 7 adults in the car comfortably or a 1.8m tall piece of furniture when the seats are down. it’s easy to drive on road and on unsurfaced road

Purchased in at John Hughes Car Sales.

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Trish_M
Trish_MHighland Park, QLD
  • 14 reviews
  • 3 likes

Love this car

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Let me start by saying I am not a car person. I don’t know the mechanical stuff. But I can tell you this is an amazing car to drive! Smooth, comfortable and feels safe. I like the setting where it yells at you if you are close to bumping something, and the reverse camera makes parking a breeze. And it has air con all the way to the back, which is a must for me with young kids and old dogs who fuss too much if the car is too hot. My favourite car yet!

The only downsize is that the boot size is small when you have the 7 seats (which most cars would be). When it is set up as the 5 seats to boot size is massive and can store so much of our junk.

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Ole M8
Ole M8Central Highlands and Goldfields, VIC
  • 17 reviews
  • 7 likes

Extremely Reliable Vehicle

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12/2012 DM Model Santa Fe AWD Auto Diesel
Extremely Reliable Vehicle, Very Roomy, Comfortable ride ,Fuel efficient, Quick vehicle for a diesel, Handling is solid an firm, brakes are also solid positive feel

Only One issue That they do have is they do smash rear diffs around 150-170Thous kms
Which is the only fault, its Expensive which will set you back $3900-$4200 for the Diff ONLY
The cause is due to a poorly built Diff Housing, Just ask the question if buying second hand if it has been changed

Overall it still a perfect, reliable Vehicle

Purchased in at PrivateFleet for $21,500.

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Raffaele C
Raffaele CSydney, NSW
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

I never buy Hyundai ever Again

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Hi, for 70thousand dollars you expect something, this is a piece of garbage, very noise on take off, body parts very loose and vibrating, after one month from purchase day, I had a problem with adaptive lights steering, has been at Phil Gilbert service for 2 weeks no one now this problem and no one now this car as this function, never been fixed, Parramatta Hyundai, never fixed, so this car is still faulty contacted Customer Care Australia, very rude, and not interested to fix the problem. So I'm saying people be very carefully when you buy a car especially $70.000 dollars.

Purchased in at Hyundai Dealers.

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Raffaele C
Raffaele C

never buy Hyundai again, Australian Consumer not trusted, ACCC, not trusted. been tru all of them no help

Raffaele C
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Buyers, don't trust salesman or dealers, not even ACCC, trust your mechanic, ask questions before you buy

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Damien W.
Damien W.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 2 reviews

Best car I’ve ever had!

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I have the 2020 V6 Elite and use my car every day in heavy traffic and highway driving and everything in between. The V6 engine is wonderful and the transmission is smooth and very responsive. No turbo or diesel lag here. 206kW of power and most of it accessible at lower rev ranges. Very quiet, smooth over bumps.
Agree the lane keeping assist is annoying especially having to turn it off each time. It does work beautifully on highways though.
In short - it does everything well and can’t recommend it highly enough.

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Peta
PetaFar North Queensland, QLD
  • 15 reviews
  • 5 likes

Lane keep assist can't be permanently turned off

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Purchased in at Hyundai Dealers for $43,000.

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Questions & Answers

Josaia Q.
Josaia Q.asked
Santa Fe

Hi my santa fe start but don't stay for long

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camilla
camillaasked
Santa Fe

What is the Santa Fe made for? is it a family car with 7 seats or a towing vehicle? The Landrover range aims to be both. Is this true of the Santa Fe?
I have tried to look up the data It would appear boarder line (some of the models yes some no) by comparison a Landrover Defender is a clear yes as it is able to pull 3500kg but the Santa Fe is usually capable of pulling a 2000kg and only some models tow 2500kg

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Bimal P.
Bimal P.

It's both for me. It's does everything for me.
Fits baby car seat, fits 7 people in need, tow when need, drives smooth, it 's fun.

Dan G
Dan Gasked
Santa Fe DM (2012-2018)

I have a 2014 Santa Fe, Turbo Diesel - 95K km on the clock.
I have just taken to my machanic and said that the front diff and gear box is gone.
I dont tow, only city driving.
Has anyone else had this issue and is it common?

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CategoryLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVs
Starting Price $56,590.00$62,800.00$70,590.00$49,990.00
Warranty Distance Unlimited kmsUnlimited kmsUnlimited kmsUnlimited kms
TransmissionDual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)
Drive TypeFour Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)
Fuel TypeDieselDieselDieselDiesel
Wheels18" Alloy20" Alloy20" Alloy17" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Doors 4444
Fuel Consumption6.1 L/100km6.1 L/100km6.1 L/100km6.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 L67 L67 L67 L
Engine2.2L 4 Cylinder CRDi2.2L 4 Cylinder CRDi2.2L 4 Cylinder CRDi2.2L 4 Cylinder CRDi
Engine CodeD4HIII 2.2 VGTD4HIII 2.2 VGTD4HIII 2.2 VGTD4HIII 2.2 VGT
Max Power148kW @ 3,800rpm148kW @ 3,800rpm148kW @ 3,800rpm148kW @ 3,800rpm
Max Torque440Nm @ 1,750-2,750rpm440Nm @ 1,750-2,750rpm440Nm @ 1,750-2,750rpm440Nm @ 1,750-2,750rpm
Country of ManufactureSouth KoreaSouth KoreaSouth KoreaSouth Korea
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
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