Hyundai has made its name in the automotive sector due to the feature-equipped cars
capable of providing optimal performance. One of the models with all the features with an
effective mechanism is the Santa Fe second generation, Hyundai has provided numerous
upgrades in the subsequent years that make it an apt choice for the people.
Hyundai Santa Fe: Second Generation
The different trim levels of this model come with various engine options based upon the
geographical market. It has 1.5 L 4G15 I4, 1.5 L 15S4G I4, 2.0 L 4G94 I4, 2.4 L Theta II I4
174 hp, 2.7 L Mu V6 185 hp, 3.3 L Lambda V6 242 hp, 3.5 L Lambda II V6 276 hp petrol
engines that are capable of providing optimal fuel economy. Apart from that, it also comes
with different drivetrain and transmission options. Some of the transmissions are 5-speed
manual, 6-speed automatic (2010 model), 5-speed automatic, 4-speed automatic ones.
This model comes with a wheelbase of2,700 mm, and the body specifications lie at a Length
of 4,675 mm, Width of 1,890 mm, and height of 1,725 mm. in the subsequent years Santa Fe
has experienced some of the best advancements such as anti-lock brakes, side-curtain
airbags for all seating rows, a tire pressure monitor, active front head restraints, Electronic
Stability Control (ESC). The interior was also upgraded with blue-lit dashboard controls, a
gated shifter pattern, and higher quality leather, illuminated cup holders. These features
are practical and capable of making it an attractive piece on wheels.
Some variants of this model have a substantial change in their powertrain mechanism,
including the six-speed manual transmission or the optional six-speed automatic
transmission. It also comes with different engine options of a 2.4-liter four-cylinder and a
3.5-liter V6 engine. Both the engines are capable of providing greater power with the
combination of fuel economy.