2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Top Comparisons

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2002 Hyundai Santa FeReview
David writes:
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I will take bumper fake lights out and put led back up lights with a toggle switch for the Texas Beach. At Port Aransas Pass or just camping preparations

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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L GLS FWDReview
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All Good.. — 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 by lemon squad.com. they go where you want to buy a car and look at it for you inspect it ,all for 150. so i didnt get the other one I was looking at...but mine is great.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I love how this suv looks and drives!! My baby is smooth as silk with turns and acceleration.I never have to worry if I will get past the truck or whatever !

Cons: I guess the broadness of the hood could be a tad shaved down for the small drivers, creates an extra look to make sure you" clear things" in tight spots.

31 of 32 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L FWDReview
Brigette writes:
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Great For People Who Don't Know How To Check The Oil...lol — 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 husband won't let me drive it! It's his only, apparently. lol

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very low maintenance costs since my husband bought it brand new in 2002.

Cons: I think it's ugly. lol My husband likes it though.

11 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L FWDReview
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2002 Hundai Santa Fe Gl — Good, not great, accelleration. Excellent braking and handling. It has not needed and repairs, with no squeaks or rattles. Alittle nosiy on the freeway. Looked fantatisic and was fun to drive. Mileage was great for an SUV at around 20-21 mpg. Very low maintenance.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great family car.

Cons: Low MPG

15 of 17 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa FeReview
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Great & Economical Suv Mpg 19+ Higher Than The Average - Staljo — Jo from StalJo Music bought this car as a downgrade in an effort to save money and reduce expenses. i bought this mid size SUV because it was one of the top mpg in highway milage and i hit the road alot. although people around me that claimed to be car saavy warned me about cheaper cars.. i have put many miles in this car .. close to 280,000. only problem i had so far was a leaking hose valve which costed me 300 to fix by a local mechanic. www.staljo.com

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: CHEAPEST CAR TO INSURE! A++ lol, fabric interior a PLUS.. winter weather + leather = very cold mornings while you wait for the heat to kick in!

Cons: can't do TV style.. turning corners at top speed b/c you might flip over.. the nice little sticker on your visor reminds you of that, personally i hated looking at the car from the front, the curves looks cartoonish but i have grown to accept this SUV like a mother with an ugly child lol

16 of 18 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L LX FWDReview
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Great — Good Acceleration and breaking also good handling Yes it needed repairs it was in a mosse accident new windshied and hood good on gas some what, nice look to her, Shes very fun to drive even more fun if she was 4wd

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: nice to drive

Cons: nothing

6 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L GLS AWDReview
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Good Suv For Lillte $$$$$ — good,never let us down, good in the winter with the awd, it has balls when you need it. it looks cool too.and there are always other Hyundai fans around to help if you mite need it. love it! I would tell anyone to buy one!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: everything

Cons: nothing

11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L GLS FWDReview
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Santa Fe Fun — I like the car a lot! The only problems are that you're Air Conditioning is bound to break. Also, the Alternator is on the bottom of the car. This is no big deal unless you live near the beach. I live in Hawaii so of course I have to drive through salt water puddles sometimes. Doing this, however, will and did fry the Alternator. Fresh water, no problem, salt water will do it though. Other than that, it has been very reliable, it looks great, and it accelerates quickly with the sport shift. It's a great car to win over the person who was never too keen on SUV's. Also, the price is great. I bought a 2002 model in 2005 with 60K miles and I bought it from a dealer for about 10,500.

Pros: Cheap, Good Looking, Reliable, Fast

Cons: Air Conditioner Problems, Alternator in the Wrong Place

9 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L GLS AWDReview
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Awesome Vehicle — Well made. Engine is very quiet, and the computer controlled 4WD comes in handy during heavy rain. Fuel mileage is very good, as well as the acceleration, even when carrying cargo. The SUV is very fun to drive, and is low maintenance. I feel very safe driving this vehicle. Thumbs Up.

Pros: factory sound system

Cons: 2.7 V6, where later models have 3.5 V6 engines

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L GLS FWDReview
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My First Car Ever. — It was beautiful, powerful, and safe.

Cons: little noisy.

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2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

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I liked the vehicle and the way it is equipped. Test drove vehicle and liked that too. Purchased vehicle and very happy. Read More

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

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We really like the car however after purchasing we found out it is not siriusxm setup.... they said it was however when we tried it no luck... we now have to figure out how to update or replace this r... Read More

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

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Stylish, comforting seats. Runs at high RPM when it time to pass. Good ride overall. Read More

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