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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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79 reader reviews for Hyundai Santa Fe 4x4.
  • 2.2 CRTD 150 CDX 5st 5dr

    andrew parsons , kent . Date: 03/12/2006
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    surprised by your reader reviewa offering only a three star rating, I read the reviews with some care. Seems that the only two reviews showing less than four stars are for the old model Santa Fe. For the record, I have owned four TD4 Freelanders, no problems from a decent car. The Santa Fe is in a different league. Certainly the best of its type at the price. The car pulls well, tows like a dream and feels very smooth. Already had two long runs from Kent down to Cornwall and the car alkmost made the journey a pleasure. Have a look at your grading; you are way too low.

  • 2.2 CRTD 150 CDX+ 7st 5dr

    Rick Johns Date: 21/11/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Being a fairly modest person but wanting to have a "nice" car at my stage in life (age 50) I struggled. My friends were saying Range Rover SPort, Porsche Cayenne, BMW X5. But they weren't ME. Along came the Hyundai Santa Fe and .... yes, it's me!! This is a car you can buy with both your heart and wallet both in tact. I have the auto version and it is fantastically relaxing to drive - you sit back in this superbly soft leather armchair and press the go peddle and it goes. A friend who has a Mercedes ML says in order to achieve similar accleartion away from the lights you need to floor it compared to the Hyundai. With 5 year warranty you absolutely can't go wrong. I am very pleased with the quality all round - it is the most perfect new car I have ever bought. Love it!

  • 2.2 CRTD 150 CDX+ 5st 5dr

    Paul Boath Date: 24/10/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Shouldn't really comment on running costs as I've only had it a few days but there is little risk of repairs with the warranty. The computer is saying 34mpg and insurance came out at £250 fully comp.

    First impressions are very good, it's well finished and the trim and specefication match that of a much more expensive car. I parked beside a friends Audi Q7 and there was not £27000 of actual additional value on the Audi.

    I intend to keep the santa Fe for 4 years and 100000 miles and have no doubt it will get there easily and then I'll sell it with a years warranty remaining.

    One niggle, no RDS, I have to retune the radio 3 times on the way to work which shouldn't happen above £20000.

  • 2.2 CRTD 150 CDX 5st 5dr

    Graeme Hutchison , Fife . Date: 12/10/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have had the Sants Fe for a month and 2,000 miles and I am very pleased with the choice I made. This car is comfortable, much easier to handle than my daughter's Disco and even on this month's short stop start commuting giving me 35mpg.

    On a long motorway trip it cruised happily at high speed and was very comfortable and quiet. I am really impressed by the room, after a trip to an antique auction my wife fitted three large victorian chairs in to it with room to spare.

    My only gripe really is not having an RDS radio but that is really small beer compared to the Sante Fe's many other talents. So like all the others ignore the badge you are driving a really great car with an amazing warranty.

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