Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Hyundai has manufactured models of Santa Fe Ultimate FWD for 4 years. They average 20.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2018 Santa Fe Ultimate FWD above average at 20 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2018 Santa Fe Ultimate FWD 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 Ultimate FWD 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 Ultimate FWD emits 457 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 6,855,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 326 trees would offset these emissions. The Santa Fe Ultimate FWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD 20 23 17
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD 20 23 17
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD 20 23 17
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD 20 23 17

MPG breakdown by model options

The Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2015. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2018 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 23 17
2017 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 23 17
2016 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 23 17
2015 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 23 17