Hyundai Santa Fe 1.6 TGDi Hybrid Premium 5dr Auto Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £40,255What Car? Target Price£37,770
Review

There’s loads to like about the Hyundai Santa Fe, including its huge boot, seven-seat practicality and impressive roster of standard equipment. The regular hybrid will make more sense to most buyers, but the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) is a no-brainer if you're a company car driver. Either way, stick with Premium trim rather than Ultimate.

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We reckon Premium trim makes more sense than Ultimate; you still get loads of standard kit, including adaptive cruise control, heated leather seats (front and the back) and keyless entry.

The 'self-charging' hybrid (HEV) is nippy enough with 0-60mph taking 8.4sec in our tests. True, there's a slight delay between you pressing the accelerator pedal and the car surging forwards, but it isn't pronounced enough to really annoy.


Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH8.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

634

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

145

g/km

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