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Average User Score
4.6 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 7 reviews
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 7 reviews
Though listed as a compact SUV, the 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe benefits from sharing its platform with the mid-sized Sonata, thereby capable of offering a bit more passenger and cargo room than comparable compact SUVs. The biggest change this year is the replacement of the LX luxury trim with the Limited. The base GLS remains the same, but gets new auto-dimming mirrors. The Limited, like the LX, offers heated leather seats, a power driver's seat, 6-CD changer, trip computer, and automatic climate control. Both trims score well on safety, with standard ABS brakes, traction control, and dual front and side curtain airbags.
Though not built for off-roading, the 2006 Santa Fe is available as either a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. A fold-down second row of seats expands the cargo area from 30 to 78 cubic feet, and a roof rack is standard. The LX comes only with a 3.5-liter, 200-hp V6 and 5-speed manual, which is offered as an option on the GLS. Standard on the GLS is a 2.7-liter, 170-hp V6 and 4-speed automatic with manual mode.
Last year's interior and exterior updates have made the Santa Fe more stylish, and the Limited is available in an all-black model for ultimate urban intimidation -- insofar as a compact SUV can be intimidating, that is. Acceleration, overall power, and gas mileage (in the teens with the 3.5 V6) are major complaints of owners, but they like the interior space and cargo capacity, the sound system, and the standard features.
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Hyundai Santa Fe Questions
I Hit Something Now It Won't Start
Last night I hit a raccoon on the front driver side, it started making some noise after like something was dragging or something. Then this morning it won't start its only making a clicking noise.
crossover leaks. have replaced o'rings and all gaskets hoses and clamps still leaks just pouring water in not under pressure
Does a fuse control lighting on the center console for P R N D.... mine donot light up at nite... neither does the cruise control buttons. Hard to use at nighttime
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Clock
I have a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe. The clock has stopped working and stays lit (bright) when the car is turned off. Just started doing this; will my battery run down?
When I Turn 4wd Lock The Car Doesnt Go 4x4 But The Light Only Shows Up. How...
Hyundai santa fe 2006(december) 2.2 crdi, 7 seater, automatic, diesel.