The verdicts have arrived: the totally redesigned 2007 edition of the Hyundai Santa Fe is bigger and greater than previous models, having a lot more electrical, bigger leg room, a a lot more refined design and a neatly created interior that reflects a careful attention to details.
The Hyundai Santa Fe is undoubtedly a "crossover SUV" given that it’s constructed with a auto’s unibody construction instead of the conventional body-on-frame construction of a standard truck. However, it’s much like any Sports utility vehicle available with regards to practical, daily use.
The 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe blends effortlessly into the suburban area contrary to previous year’sedition, which kind of stood out like a sore thumb. It is also a lot more spacious and will currently accommodate as many as seven people, specially with its brand new 3rd-row seating. In the past, 3rd-row seating was a special option to minivans and bigger utility automobiles, yet not this current year as producers have began to create smaller family SUV with 3rd row seating.
Additionally, this season’s Santa Fe in addition provides much better fuel economy and electrical, whether it is the GLS, SE or Limited trims. All Santa Fe models provide safety features such as 6 airbags, active front head restraints, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS), an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) as well as the government-mandated Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). During the year, Hyundai is going to in addition equip all Santa Fe models with standard XM satellite radio and optionally available Bluetooth hands-free telematics, as well as an optionally available navigation device will be offered sometime in 2007.
The Santa Fe GLS carries a 185-horsepower 2.7-liter V6 engine, a five-speed manual transmission, 16-inch tires, a 112-watt stereo audio with 6 speakers as well as an Mp3 music player, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, heated electrical side mirrors, electrical windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, along with a roof rack. It in addition provides an choice for four-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission, an electrical sunroof and heated front seats.