2009 Hyundai Santa Fe User Reviews

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 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
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"value" 3 reviews
"big space" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Seller14 writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited AWD Review
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5

Pros

Great appearance, excellent sound system, lots of room (great for carrying people or that occasional trip to Home Depot

Cons

Doesn't have a Mercedes logo

Seller14
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Great Appearance, Great Ride — This is a great family vehicle without being a van. Also impressive as personal vehicle. Pickup is awesome. You sit up a little higher than a sedan, so visibility is greater. It also safer than a sedan, not only because it is AWD, but also because so many vehicles are higher today. It is very convenient for those times when you need to pick up something you just cannot fit into a sedan.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stacey writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Review
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5

Pros

Decent sound system
Nicer looking in comparison to some of the more luxury models (BMW, etc)
Seat warmers
Multi Disc Changer
Sunroof
Directional LCD on rearview mirror
Manueverability
Leather Seat
Dependability
No blind spots
Cargo space
Spacious interior

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A little bit of a gas guzzler

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My Dream Is Now A Reality — It has been a dream of mine to one day own an SUV. I am so glad this one became my first. It has never let me down mechanically and it's ecstatically pleasing to look at. Other than the terrible gas mileage, I can't say anything else bad about this particular vehicle. I love it!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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emeryboard writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Review
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4

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Very reliable car.  Handles well.  Lots of cargo space.  Seats 5.  

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Gas Mileage is o.k. 17-24 mpg.  You hear a little road noise.  Could use a little more power when climbing hills.

emeryboard
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Very Reliable, Comfortable, And Economical Family Car. — This Santa Fe has good visibility, comfortable ride, handles well, and easy to operate. I would recommend to a friend or family member. The instrument panel is logical and easy to read It could use a little more power. Road noise is a slight problem, but not bad. .

Primary Use: Family transportation

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rt101 writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Review
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quite, nice options and ride, nice driving suv

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heavy suv, speedo in 20mph increments.gas mileage

rt101
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Nice Suv...quiter Than My Honda And More Options Than My Toyota — Pros... New Santa Fe Limited.. Nice looking and quite ride. Lots of options and layout.better warranty than most..(warranty after that is a marketing tool....) Different levels of it to buy. Will buy the diesel when it comes out, soon. Cons.. V6 needs little more power for its weight.which hurts it gas mileage... Speedo has mileage marked off in 20mile increments.. need the 10,30, 50 etc to be shown also. IPOD connections is poor location in console. This auto is not the cheap auto as in past years..options can be expensive, too. KIA is the cheaper brand, now. Hyundai is going like toyota, with low brand, middle brand and upscale brand.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Hugo writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Review
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good enginne

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Gasoline cost

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Very Good Car — Performance is good, build quality is good, appeareance is excelente, Cost is regular, fun factor yes, this is very fun, of course I recommend this car to a friend, overall excelent SUV, excelent confort to drive, exelent enginne and excelent performance

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Vern32 writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe SE Review
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Comfort and convenience features

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Limited interior options

Vern32
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Excellent Value — I like everything about the car. Smooth and quick. Great engineering and style. Great warranty and value. Drives and rides like a more expensive car. Front wheel drive is excellent in snow. Don't see a need for AWD. Fun factor Scale 1-10, a 10. No negative surprises. 20 mpg all around driving. Excellent accelleration. Quick steering makes it easy to park.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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金城 writes:
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7 seats

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It's not 4x4

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None — It's S. U. V but not 4X4.It's too bad save fuel because it is diesel power is not enough only 155 horses tank is big about 75 liters cruise is good lots fun to drive on the freeway airbag incloud

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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greburn writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Review
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Love the reliability, size and space.

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Front seat adjustment.  I should have gottent the larger engine.

greburn
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An All Around Great Family Car. — Great family car. Get the larger 6 cyl engine. There is too much hesitation when you punch it on the beltway. Handles great plenty of room for people and cargo. Very easy to manuver and park plus the Hyundai pricing was great

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rainy114 writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Review
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No repairs

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acceleration when changing lanes

Rainy114
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Okay Vehicle — This has been an okay car. Previous car was rx300 2000, so I was used to a smooth ride. This just doesn't accelerate the same way. I wish it had more pick up and better options fpr convenience. - back up camera, navigation

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mohan30 writes:
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Review
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over all i like the car.

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They charged me $200. for white color.

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I Think It Is A Good Value For The Price. — acceleration,braking and handling on the highway is great. too early to say about build quality since i have put only 200 miles on the car since i bought it.

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Reviews From Other Years

2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Huh By Mbogart

Great Accleration and handling. Just replaced purge value and motor for driver side windows. Some minor dings and dents. Interior could use a detailing due to haveing 2 kids. Pretty good gas milea... Read More

Good Good By Kirsty

I love my car. It does what it needs to do and has really good gas mileage for a midsize suv. I love that I can have four people and four people's luggage and still have room to breath on a road trip.... Read More

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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

All Good.. By charmed1felicia

I love this vehicle so far , I bought it used ,it was well maintained from the previous owner...that helps...at 130,000 miles , It brakes and handles smoothly...I got it inspected before I bought it b... Read More

Great For People Who Don't Know How To Check The Oil...lol By Brigette

Since my husband bought this vehicle in 2002, I think he's only had to do the regular maintenance on it. Nothings ever broken, just the normal wear and tear. I don't know a whole lot because my husban... Read More

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

I Loved Driving It, Great Vehicle For All Seasons By candicemercedes

I really enjoyed having the Santa Fe for the past 10 years. It never steered me wrong. Very dependable, easy to maintain and keep clean and still drives and looks like new today. I would recommend thi... Read More

Overall A Nice Reliable Suv By MBlood

Nice SUV, holds up well and with regular maintanence should last well over 200,000 miles. Currentl have about 110,000 miles with only one major issue, the failure of the throtle body. If Hyundai conti... Read More

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Family Car By shails

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 ... Read More

A Good Car For Family. By Mario_M13

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 ... Read More

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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Reliable, Not Luxury. Good For Commute By jrubiera

If u have a kid that's going to college or an everyday commute car and luxury is not a priority, this is it! Good on gas and reliable. Just maintain it properly like every other car and you are good t... Read More

Great Car! By nnevins

I've owned my 2005 Santa Fe for 5 years and have loved it the entire time. It's been perfect for our family of 4 for vacations and around town travel. We've never had a single problem that I didn't cr... Read More

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