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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLSReview
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A Very Nice And Cute Car! — The car has a very progressive styling. The car is roomy and even the rear seats have a lot of leg room and are very comfortable. The illumination (deep blue) at night and the buttons/switches are very pleasant and easy to work with. The only complaint i have at the moment is that the steering wheel does not have the radio controls on them..But, it is really not a biggie

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: price, features,

Cons: wish the radio controls were on the steering wheel

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLSReview
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Excellent Car To Own — Very dependable. Nice smooth ride, the wider wheel base makes it very luxurious when driving on the highway because you don't feel top heavy like in other SUVs. Excellent family care for someone who is looking for some extra room without resorting to a van or a gas hog.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very dependable. Nice smooth ride, the wider wheel base makes it very luxurious when driving on the highway because you don't feel top heavy like in other SUVs

Cons: The Canister Purge Solenoid went out at 50,000 miles because of the overflow on the gas tank

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLSReview
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Nice And Reliables Suv, With Plenty Of Cargo Space. — It has a lot of power and its fun to drive. Although MPG sucks in the city, on the highway its pretty decent. The original battery did not last long, did leave me stranded on two occasions. Other than that, I Love the style and performance.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Handling, Power, and plenty of cargo space.

Cons: MPG

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited AWDReview
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Great Deal, Great Car — My wife's '08 Santa Fe Limited AWD has 85,000 miles on it and has been great. Can't beat the cost, we bout it new (as a dealer demo) for $25,000 and it has Everett option including 3rd row and rear seat entertainment. Did have to have the idler pulley replaced but that was pretty cheap, other than that everything is stock including breaks (not tires). I would recommend and will look at Hyundai again when it is time to replace my old beater.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Comfort, style, price

Cons: None yet

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLSReview
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Love To Drive — Man did I love this car. From the light in the cup holder to the light blue back light on the dash and the easy to clean upholstery. I loved everything about this car!! The extra AC adapter plugs in the back seat and trunk, The quality of the craftsmanship was unsurpassed in its class.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Handled so well, even with out AWD drove perfectly in any unstable terrain (mud, snow, sand etc.)

Cons: Wish it had a third row

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE AWDReview
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Love It — It has enough power to have the get up and go, excellent handling - especially in the snow, excellent price for quality and package. It is roomy and comfortable and I don't feel squished. The warrenty is amazing from Hyundai and I always get great service there.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great buy

Cons: wish i had power adjustable seats and butt warmers :) but I guess you can get them in it.

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWDReview
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Very Well Built, Quality Suv, Highly Recommended. — I've driven this SUV for the last year and a half. It handles very well in all kinds of weather conditions. During a recent snow storm, the AWD lock feature, the stability control, made it very easy to feel safe. I'd easily purchase 2 of these cars as daily drivers for my wife and I. She however drives so many miles, we're looking to get a bit better MPG. We average around 22MPG with 80% highway 20% city driving. The style is much better than most "family" cars, with easy access to the back seat/storage areas. Maintenance on the car is typical, however, 0 major issues have happened in the 60,000 miles we've put on it. Performance lacks a bit in acceleration, but it's easily overshadowed by the comfortable quiet ride. This is my second Sante Fe, and I'm open to finding another one in the future.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Safety, AWD, Quality

Cons: MPG a bit lower than class

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWDReview
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Drive Your Way :d — It has magnificient performance according to its weight. It is quite a bit much on Fuel consumption is 9.2 lt./100km, on the other hand, that car can reach high milegeas unproblematically, however, it can used not only in city also in dirt. You can drive this car on 4WD which means 4 wheel driver, also you can close the 4WD, with one button, eventually, this car offers to you real enjoy.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Suv, 4WD

Cons: Nothing.

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Not Bad For A Grocery Getter. — well, like i said, its a front wheel drive and a V-6 at that, so i cant really say much more than that about hter performance. its relativly fun to drive, though payments are a little high for my budget. its especially cheap as far as maintanence and fuel mileage goes. with 4 wheel disk brakes itll shut down like a stuck in mud, and will hand good on snow and ice relatively depending on the driver. i think i should've gotten the MDX Turbo though.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: cheap, looks good, drives good.

Cons: not enough horsepower, the trans is a little slow.

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SEReview
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My Fav Car — love it, like it alot better than my previous car which was a murano, i have every option i needed except navigation and leather, could always buy portable gps. No loss on leather cloth is better for both summer and winter.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun

Cons: didnt get awd

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Reviews From Other Years

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

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

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

Great Appearance, Great Ride By Seller14

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 sed... Read More

My Dream Is Now A Reality By Stacey

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 m... Read More

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