Hyundai Santa Fe 1.6 TGDi Plug-in Hybrid Premium 5dr 4WD Auto Review

Category: Large SUV

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Hyundai Santa Fe 2022
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RRP £46,615What Car? Target Price£45,351
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

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.

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.

While the plug-in hybrid has a larger battery and electric motor, the extra weight means that its performance feels the same as the less powerful HEV. The PHEV system means you can drive on electric power alone for an official range of 36 miles. That lowers CO2 emissions and makes it a no-brainer for company car drivers who want to keep BIK tax payments low.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH8.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

173.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

571

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

37

g/km