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2003 Hyundai Santa FeReview
James writes:
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For the price and age of the car, it is running smooth so far.

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWDReview
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I Loved Driving It, Great Vehicle For All Seasons — 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 this vehicle to anyone looking for a dependable and safe suv for all seasons.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Good looking, runs smooth, sunroof, gas mileage is good, great in snow, low maintenance, paint lasts

Cons: cargo area

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS FWDReview
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Overall A Nice Reliable Suv — 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 continues to build cars/suvs as this 2003 Santa-Fe I will consider a newer modle when it's time to trade/buy.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: This has been a reliable vehical. No real major problems. Good Cargo space, power,

Cons: Gas milage is low, Had an issue with the throtle body at around 100,000 miles, Hyundai did not cover this as part of the power-train warranty, very dissapointing.

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWDReview
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Great Suv For The Money — poor paint quality , poor fuel economy , power window liftcomfortable car . quality is not too bad . Engine runs well and is dependable . although it uses jsut a little bit of oil , not a real problem . power is great but jsut about the worst i have experianced in fuel cosumption . Good ac and heating . mosoon cd radio is very good but developing shorts in dispaly . Overall this vehicle is a terrific value used or new .s fail pre maturely

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: comfortable car . quality is not too bad . Engine runs well and is dependable . although it uses jsut a little bit of oil , not a real problem . power is great but jsut about the worst i have experianced in fuel cosumption . Good ac and heating . mosoon cd radio is very good but developing shorts in dispaly . Overall  this vehicle is a terrific value used or new .

Cons: paint quality extreamyl poor for these years . poor fuel econaomy.  better window lifts they all seems to fail too early in the life of car .

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWDReview
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Great Family Car — I love this vehicle. It is fun and it is very comfortable. I really cannot get over how comfortable it is and how well it handles. The only thing I dislike is the turning radius. I have had Volvo's before and their turning radius surpasses any other car I have ever driven. I would highly recommend this vehicle to anyone with a family, pets or wants a comfortable ride!!

Pros: Very quiet and very comfortable

Cons: I wish it got 100 mi/gal but for this size it does well.

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS FWDReview
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Great Small Family Or Teenager Suv Good On Gas And Very Safe. — Love the car. It's easy on gas and the wallet! This car starts and runs strong every time. Oil changes are easy and cheap! Tires are decently priced. The brake job was under $400. The sound system in it is awesome!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great car for around town and hauling small stuff. Great on gas!

Cons: can be small for three adults across the back seat.

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS FWDReview
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This Is Good Suv To Own, Makes Me Feel Nice When Driving It, Very Versatile. — The Santa Fe is the go-to when thinking about both business and casual life, it gives me great experience when driving either in urban or rural areas. With the all-wheel drive, it can definitely take the driver to have fun offroad in somewhere rough.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Nice power, all wheel drive, big cargo space, comfortable seats

Cons: Lack of functionality in dashboard, no built-in bluetooth, road noise is relatively big

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe LX AWDReview
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Great Value Off Roader — Wow wow wow, if its avlue for money you wanted then this bay had it (in 2003) - Hyundai subsequently got greedy and seriously overpriced the new Santa Fe model, so much so that they sold very few in comparison. Leather seats, tiptronic gear box, CD/MP3, huge boot capacity, luxurious cabin, 4x4 - shame about the build quality and the ride really. It felt like you were sitting on the top mast of a very tall ship when cornering.....but up high and towering above all before you who cares. Was pretty empowering to drive and half decent off road. Great fro cruising the mtor ways but thirsty.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Look great and 4x4

Cons: build quality and resale

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS FWDReview
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Love :) — its fast and has great handling for a suv... but has a little too much power in the rain. it has cheap repair costs and great on gas. best suv i ever. i recommend it to anyone. great space too.

Pros: fast

Cons: bad blind spot

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWDReview
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Big And Bold — very big and plenty of towing power get old now time for upgrade auto fun to drive ,great for the dog never let me down in 5 years had her all mod cons inside in gleaming black,looks very cool

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: its tall

Cons: cost of fuel

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