2005 Hyundai Santa Fe User Reviews

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    2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Review
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    2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L AWD Review
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    75

    Reliable, Not Luxury. Good For Commute — 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 to go.

    Pros: Good for a family of 4 to 5 members. Roomy cargo. Good on gas. Cheap to maintain.

    Cons: No a lot of horse power, but a small Family SUV don't need a race engine I guess.

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    2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Review
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    Great Car! — 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 create myself by breaking a metal piece off of it. It's done well in the snow, rain, etc.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: It's a great car all around. I love the look, the low cost of maintenance, the cargo space.

    Cons: Some low end metals used for parts.

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    2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Review
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    My Little Santa Fe — have it for 6 months now. took one 500 mile trip. got about 22 mpg on the HWY & 19 in the city. Acceleration is ok for 2.7 L. handling not up-to my expectations. Overall like it the way it is. Would definitely recommend it to my friends.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: good on gas for a little SUV

    Cons: only a 5 seater I know its not a mini van

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    2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L AWD Review
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    Ok, Just Ok — tired of repairs. just had brakes done a year ago no they need it again? comfortable to drive and plenty of storage room in the back. it has good acceleration. it also has a good factory stereo. but agin, too many repairs in the last eighteen months that I've owned it- brakes, cracked distibutor cap, new spark plug wires, new tires.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: stereo

    Cons: too many repairs!

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    Good Family Car, — this is my wife's car. its too small for me to drive. not enough leg room. it still drives nice, but i also drove the new 2008 santa fe, and boy what a difference. the 2008 drives like an azera. would switch in a blink. but we are stuck with financing, and the new model destroyed the retail value of the old santa fe. still its a 4x4 and my wife loves it.

    Pros: sturdy and reliable with lots of airbags

    Cons: leg room for driver and passengers.

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    2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Review
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    My Hyundai Santa Fe — Actually it is not a bad car but it is not for long years of use The quality of production is not so high, it can not be compared with the German or Japanese cars. It's spare parts are cheap compared with the other's. Acceleration is good, the break system also good,A.C is good.

    Pros: not a cosly car

    Cons: not a rigid car

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    Comfortable Car, Just Not Up To Snuff In Quality. — This car's got everything you could ask for and it is so comfortable and quiet to drive! But Hyundai skimped on the material quality and so in the year and a half I had this car I had two accidents (due to brakes not working as they should) and a host of squeaks by the time I traded this one in.

    Pros: Comfortable, LOADED comfort and safety-wise, cute car, fun to drive, versatile.

    Cons: Braking system isn't what it should be, materials less than optimal.

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    Its A Hyundai — not as reliable as other 4x4's in its price range, i can get more durability out of a tissue box.

    Pros: looks nice

    Cons: made of tissue paper

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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