2010 Santa Fe
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Santa Fe is a stylish, refined crossover with advanced safety technologies, versatility and quality providing an upscale, sleek alternative to boxy SUV's.

Santa Fe gets a facelift for 2010

• All-new 2.4L 4-cylinder base engine outperforms
   the previous 2.7L V6 engine on the GLS and
• SE and Limited V6 is a more powerful and fuel
   efficient engine, upgraded from a 3.3L V6 to a
   3.5L V6 engine
• 6-speed Manual transmission standard on GLS
   (A/T not available of GLS)

• All trims upgrade automatic transmission from
   5-speed to a 6-speed transmission
• Improved fuel economy with a standard
   alternator management system
• New front fascia, front grille, fog lights, rear
   fascia, rear combination lights, fog lights &
   Bodyside molding gives Santa Fe a refreshed
   look for 2010
• New 17" and 18" alloy wheels
• New exterior colors
• Packaging changes (see 'Compare Trim Level'
   Section for complete details)

• Eco indicator Standard on Limited models.
  Indicates when driving for best fuel economy.
• New Autonet factory installed high res LCD, CD
   Drive Navigation system with NavTraffic®
• Optional rear view camera
• Standard, factory installed Bluetooth® phone
• New refreshed interior, colors, seat covering &
   — 3 interior color schemes - Beige, Gray &
       Cocoa Black
   — All three interior colors feature the same
       universal woodgrain
   — Beige interiors are available on GLS and
   — Gray interiors are available on GLS and SE
   — Cocoa Black interiors are available on SE and
Santa Fe features a new efficient 4-cylinder and a more powerful yet more
efficient V6

Theta (2.4L) and Lambda (3.5L) engine families
• Aluminum block and head
• DOHC valve
• Multi-point fuel injection
• Continuously variable valve timing (CVVT)
• ULEV Emission classifications

2.4L Theta II 4-cylinder Engine
• Performance plus fuel economy
   — 175 HP and 169 lb.-ft. torque
   — Quicker 0-60 times than the 2.7L V6 it replaced
   — Estimated 20 city / 28 highway FWD A/T

        3.5L Lambda II V6 Engine
        • More power yet improved fuel economy
           — 276 HP and 248 lb.-ft. torque
           — Estimated 20 city/26 highway FWD and AWD
           — Almost one second faster than 3.3L V6
           — Maintenance-free steel timing chain

  Santa Fe's passenger volume exceeds RAV4, Equinox and CX-7

Efficient packaging has maximized passenger volume

Santa Fe
Toyota RAV4 Ford Edge


Passenger volume
cu. ft., 5 passenger models
108.4 106.4 101.7

Hyundai's industry-leading safety technology continues w/added roll-over sensors

• Santa Fe earned NHTSA's 5-star frontal and side
  crash test ratings.
• It has been awarded the Insurance Institute
   for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award
   for 2007, 2008 and 2009.
  — Of its primary and secondary competitors,
      only Ford Edge can make the same claim.
• All Santa Fe's are equipped with six standard
  — 2 advanced front airbags
  — 2 front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  — 2 roof-mounted side curtain airbags with
      rollover sensors for outboard passengers
      • New for 2010MY - Rollover sensors keep the airbags inflated for a longer period of time
         when rollover is detected.
• According to the IIHS, the combination of side and curtain airbags can reduce fatalities by
   more than 45 percent.

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Key Selling Points

Santa Fe offers an unprecedented combination of safety, efficient power, versatility, style and quality

Advanced standard safety technologies

•  Six standard airbags including side curtain airbags with rollover sensors
•  Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
•  Standard Anti-lock Braking System (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
•  Earned "Top Safety Pick" from IIHS in 2007, 2008 and 2009

Powerful, and technologically advanced powertrains
•  All-new 2.4L 4-cylinder engine outperforms the previous 2.7L V6
•  New 3.5L V6 engine is more powerful and more fuel efficient
•  Available 6-speed manual (4-cylinder only) or 6-speed automatic transmissions
•  Available Borg-Warner Electronic All Wheel Drive
•  Improved handling with excellent ride comfort

Versatile features inside and out
•  Standard Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, iPod®/USB/Auxiliary jacks, steering wheel
   audio controls, roof rack side rails and trip computer
•  Available Autonet navigation system offering XM® NavTraffic real-time traffic information and
   a rearview camera
•  SE has sporty leather bolster/cloth inserts seats

A striking design, with handsome lines creating an athletic style all its own

Quality, backed by America's Best Warranty

Who's Buying Santa Fe

•  The Santa Fe buyer profile is more likely to be married with one child in the household.
•  Santa Fe competes with compact and midsize unibody crossovers. It appeals to Toyota RAV4
   & Highlander and Honda CR-V & Pilot shoppers. Santa Fe is the happy medium: not too small
   and not too large.
•  A smooth, car-like ride is a key decision criteria for the Santa Fe buyer profile.
•  Santa Fe is versatile and comes 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
•  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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