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   2008 Santa Fe — Key Features
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Awards and Accolades


"More athletic than a Honda Pilot" -- TheCarConnection.com - 2007 Santa Fe
More acceleration than a Porsche Cayenne - 2007 Santa Fe Limited

The 2007 Santa Fe was awarded a 5-Star crash Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program.

Santa Fe is named a finalist for "Most Improved New Vehicle for 2007" by Autobytel in its 2007 Editors' Choice Awards.

Santa Fe is named “2007 SUV of the Year” by Autobytel in its 2007 Editors’ Choice Awards.

Autobytel recognized the Hyundai Santa Fe as "SUV of the Year" AND "Best New Midsize SUV" for its 2007 Editors' Choice Awards.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2007 Santa Fe a "Top Safety Pick" and was given "Good" performance in the front, rear and side crash tests.

2007 Santa Fe is named SUV of the year by FIPA (Federación Internacional de Periodistas del Automóvil/International Federation of Automotive Journalists). FIPA members consist of 68 auto journalists from 19 different countries including the U.S., but mostly Latin America.

Author Jack Gillis and the Center for Auto Safety named the Santa Fe a “Best Bet” in The Car Book 2007, which selects vehicles based on how well they respond to the safety and performance needs of today’s consumers.

Santa Fe is named one of AAA/Parents magazine’s 2007 "Best Cars For Families."

Strategic Vision awarded Santa Fe the top spot in the small sport utility (SUV) segment. TQI measures the total vehicle satisfaction among new car owners. The Santa Fe beat out competitors such as the Toyota FJ Cruiser and Jeep Wrangler 4-door for the top spot


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Product Highlights

Changes for 2008:

  • GLS AWD AT available with Premium Package
  • Addition of GLS Popular Equipment Package
  • Standard Infinity Logic 7 CD changer audio on Limited
  • Standard power tilt-and-slide sunroof on Limited
  • Available cargo net on Standard SE and Limited
  • Available heated outside mirrors on GLS
  • Available driver seat adjustable lumbar support on GLS

Advanced standard safety technologies:

  • Six standard airbags including side curtain airbags for all 3 rows of passengers
  • Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Standard ABS with Brake Assist and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Standard active front head restraints
  • Earned NHTSA’s 5-star frontal and side crash test ratings

Powerful, and technologically advanced:

  • Powerful, clean and efficient aluminum 3.3L and 2.7L V6 engines
  • Available Borg-Warner Electronic All Wheel Drive
  • Available 5-speed automatic transmission
  • Excellent ride comfort without sacrificing handling

Versatile features inside and out:

  • Available 50/50 split third-row seat folds flat into floor
  • Available one-finger-adjustable roof rack
  • Four 12-volt power outlets standard, one 115-volt power outlet available
  • A striking design, with handsome lines creating an athletic style all its own

Quality and reliability:

  • Backed by America's best warranty

Who's Buying Santa Fe

  • Virtually everyone can be a Santa Fe buyer
  • It appeals to Ford Edge, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 shoppers who are looking for a better value
  • The Santa Fe is the right size for families and singles
  • It meets everyone's needs with front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models

Why They Buy

•  Distinctive Styling - stands out in a "me-too" segment
•  Roomy Interior - outstanding passenger roominess and cargo space in a smart,     functional design
•  Muscular Performance – Standard V6 power and full-time AWD; smooth ride and     responsive handling make the Santa Fe fun to drive
•  Smart Choice - a long list of comfort, convenience and safety features, combined
    with the security of America's Best Warranty, make it an unmistakable value


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