Hyundai Santa Fe: Versatile As It Gets

Hyundai Santa Fe - The Best SUV in the Market:

Based on the platform and design of Sonata; Hyundai Santa Fe is a SUV vehicle of mid-size which is produced and marketed by Hyundai from 2000. Named after the city Santa Fe, situated in New Mexico, it was launched as first SUV of Hyundai released with the models of both Pontaic Aztek and Ford Escape. The vehicle proved to be a milestone in restructing program of Company during the year 1990 because of the fact that though the SUV received harsh criticism from journalist for its appeal, but even then it became a big hit with car buyers in America. Hyundai’s SUV reached all time demand and became so popular that they were short on supply. The model soon became Hyundai’s best-seller.

High Recognition of SUV Hyundai Santa Fe:

Hyundai Santa Fe in its second generation was awarded “top- pick” by 2008 Consumer reports whose annual ratings have always been highly influential among consumers. In the year 2012 Santa Fe became available in regular and extended; a version which is expected to finally dispatch Veracruz from market by the year 2013.

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Technical Characteristics of Hyundai Santa Fe

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe V6 4WD produced by Hyundai (KR).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1839 Kg
Length 4676 mm
Height 1725 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm
Front Track 1615 mm
Rear Track 1621 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 68 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Four wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System EFI
Max Power 280HP (206 kW) @ 6300 rpm
Max Torque 336Nm @ 5000 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 3470 cc
Bore 92 mm
Stroke 87 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders n/a
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 24
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7 x 18 / 7 x 18
Standard Tyres P235/60 R 18 / P235/60 R 18
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 6 speed automatic
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 11.76 l/100km
Road 9.05 l/100km
Mixt 10.69 l/100km