Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 3 recalls, 3 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 165 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2014 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2014 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2013 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2013 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2012 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV AWD 3 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 1 4
2012 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV FWD 3 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 1 4
2011 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2011 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2010 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2009 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2008 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2007 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2006 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2005 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2004 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) Not Rated Not Rated
2003 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) Not Rated 3
2002 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) Not Rated 3

Fuel Efficiency

Hyundai has manufactured models of Santa Fe 4WD for 14 years. They average 19.3 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2014 Santa Fe 4WD above average at 20 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2014 Santa Fe 4WD to be $1,950 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $2,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Santa Fe 4WD consumes about 16 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Santa Fe 4WD emits 444 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 6,660,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 317 trees would offset these emissions. The Santa Fe 4WD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 20 24 18
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 20 24 18
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 22 25 20
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 22 25 20
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 22 26 20
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 19 24 17
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 19 24 17
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 19 24 17
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 17 21 15
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 17 21 15
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 17 19 15
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 17 19 15
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 18 21 16
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD 18 21 17

MPG breakdown by model options

The Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD has 27 different model options on record with the EPA since 2001. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2014 Automatic 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 24 18
2013 Automatic 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 24 18
2012 Automatic 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 25 20
2012 Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 25 20
2011 Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 25 20
2011 Automatic 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 25 20
2010 Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 21
2010 Automatic 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 26 20
2009 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 23 17
2009 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 23 17
2009 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 19 24 17
2008 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 23 17
2008 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 23 17
2008 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 19 24 17
2007 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 23 17
2007 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 23 17
2007 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 19 24 17
2006 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 21 16
2006 4-dr, Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 17 21 15
2005 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 21 16
2005 4-dr, Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 17 21 15
2004 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 22 16
2004 4-dr, Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 17 19 15
2003 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 22 16
2003 4-dr, Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 17 19 15
2002 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 21 16
2001 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 21 17