2004 Hyundai Santa Fe User Reviews

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 6 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L AWD Review
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Good big vehical for family

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Spped

shails
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Family Car — Family Car. I welcomed my baby with my parents i this car. All fits well. On highways this car give good mileage. Can tow a car also. Very powerful. Looks are kind of outdated. Not light in drive. a a

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Review
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Low Gas mileage for a SUV.

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Mario_M13
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A Good Car For Family. — A very inexpensive SUV with a very good gas mileage for this class and equipped with a powerful engine (3,5l). A good family car with low cost of maintenance and fun to drive for long trips. A great car for SUV.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Base Review
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Gas Mileage, Driving Experience, Cost to own, Lightweight, Sporty Design, Great in the Snow, Great Visibility, Cheap to purchase

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The power going up hills is decent and could probably improve as well as the handling that seems to be focused on more with the newer models.

ajw999
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Great Suv! Good On Gas And Low Maintenance! — Great car. Performs well in almost every driving condition (including snow) and has great comfort and interior space. I've never broken down in it and have had minimum maintenance work done. The stock stereo system is great as well as the car's cabin noise (which is minimal). All of these great features still cannot beat the fuel sipping 4cyl engine that still gets 26mpg at 110000miles. In short, GREAT CAR.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reliability, gas mileage, handles great, plenty of room

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nothing

maxprimol
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Great Performance, Fun To Drive — I like everything about this car. It is easy and fun to drive and it gets good gas mileage. This car is also very comfortable to sit in while driving. I haven't noticed any blind spots. This car has been very reliable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Review
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Excellent vehicle, maintenance only, nothing breaks
Accelerates quickly, 5 speed auto trans, handles well, fun to drive
Good paint, good interior, easy cleaning, wears well

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None noted

Ripp
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Very Good Car! — Really liked the look, the options, the performance and handling. All makes for a comfortable and fun drive! No repairs and usual maintenance makes it very affordable. Can handle quite a bit of cargo with folding seats and the rear cargo area.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L AWD Review
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Cheap for the options included

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minor technical issues fixed under warranty

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Good Suv — This was a good SUV for hauling stuff around... lots of space relative to the Tiburon. It drove pretty good, but I hate driving anything that is not close to the ground... I kept feeling like I was going to roll it on turns.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Review
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it is fun

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it is a foreign car

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Its A Nice Ride — i like the way it looks and it has automatic and manual shifting wich is pretty tight and my sound system is awesum wich is not part of the stock vehicle and it is fun to drive for sure i am impressed

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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the room!

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nothing yet

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My Car Review — its awesome it drives so well and it has room for the family. there is so much trunk space i can buy bulky items and dont have to worry about getting it home. the gas mileage it pretty good for a SUV it gets 22 highway and 17 city.

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L AWD Review
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great millage

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cheap radio

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Yes I Would Purchase Again — what can i say ... love the car ,reliabile car for it's class cheap on gaz ( good millage ) , performance is good has a good kick , the tires are 225-60-16 BF GOODRICH nice look , has a fold in fold out table in rear but small, radio is not great hyundai brand it gave out after 2 yrs , 4 speakers and 2 tweeters in front for a total of 120w/db ... yes i would purchase it again !

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Review
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Runs great, very comfortable, decent gas for an SUV

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Becareful of the dealer you buy from... I have talked to other people with the same car but bougt at different dealers and they have never had a prob with their cars!

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Don't Buy A Car From Millenimum! — The dealer has more excuses then anyone I know and nothing ever gets fixed! The car is very comfortable and rides great. The gas isn't great but it's not horrible. I have had many problems with the car so I have talked to other people with Hyundai. People who have bought their cars at Millenium have all had problems and people who have bought them at other dealers have never had a problem!

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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Good Vehicle For A Small Family! By JohnMohr

Great size for a small family. Love the look and the interior is very comfortable. The main issue is the roof rack is not very practical. This is my third Santa Fe, I just really like these vehicles ... Read More

Good Family Sport Ute. By Marlow212

Car has a nice ride, but throttle response is delayed from a stop. It is equipped with the panoramic roof and I don't like that if you tilt the roof open, when you close it, the sun shade slides all t... Read More

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Esthetic Car, Great Gas Milage For Power/size, Cool Features By swurche

Love the technology and the panoramic roof. The front and back seat heated captains chairs are great! Heated steering wheel is a bonus in the winter too. Has the 3rd row option which is great when fa... Read More

The Best Suv I Ever Owned By pizzadoc

free oil changes, washes. Henderson Hyundai is the best. Service is prompt ,knowledgeable , can you believe it HONEST. every thing about this car is enjoyable, from the comfy seat to the HEATED STEERI... Read More

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2012 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Love!!!! Great On Gas. By Jmurphy77

I absolutely LOVE this vehicle. It is great on gas and is very reliable and awesome features. Hyundai has one of the best warranties and their customer service is amazing. I would recommend this the S... Read More

Sad That The One Bad Thing Outweighs All The Good. Update! By cagib

In general I love the (2012) car, but the fact that it is seriously underpowered is making me trade it in. There simply is no power!! I have the 2.4L AWD automatic transmission model and there is sim... Read More

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2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Smart, Efficient And Reliable By Ptlord

Nothing to dislike about this car. It has served us well as a family for local and regional transportation in Texas. Very comfortable interior, great climate control and entertainment center panel. ... Read More

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Fwd By mulalleyc

We have enjoyed this car. It has been reliable with low maintenance costs and good gas mileage (averaging ~24mpg) with primarily 'in town' driving. It has good interior room for our family of 4 with a... Read More

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2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

A Great Vehicle To Own And Drive -- Comfortable, Good Fuel Economy And No Service Related Issues By lexmed

Despite that the vehicle had one minor accident, which I checked out well prior to my purchase, this car has proven just as reliable as the three Honda Odyssey vans I have owned...would definitely buy... Read More

The All Arounder By hoppy71

great all around and cant beat the cargo layout. Lots of amenities Fun for the whole family and especially the driver! I would suggest this car for the utilitarian as well as the driving enthusiast. ... Read More

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