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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
Calligraphy AWD
MSRP
$42,660
Invoice
$40,647
Average Price Paid
$42,660
436 listings nationwide

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2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
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Calligraphy AWD
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GLS FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
Calligraphy AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,751
26 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
9 GOOD deals

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2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,723
40 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
Calligraphy AWD
No Expert Reviews
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
Rob Feeman Review:

Popular with buyers who seek a well-equipped, budget-oriented hatchbac...

The Good: The 2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring hatchback continues to offer ample ca...

The Bad: Currently at the end of its first generation, the Elantra Touring look...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
Calligraphy AWD
80
Adennis300 writes:
Love this vehicle for its good looks, nice ride, and luxury features not found in other SUVs in its class.
Handling Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"It is pretty similar given they are built on the same platform."
Front Seats Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"Memory seats were so important to us with two adult drivers. "
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"The second row has heated seats."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"Unlike the Sorento, the Santa Fe does not have a third row, providing for greater cargo capacity."
Family Car Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"Nappa leather seating, remote parking ability from the key fob, three year coverage on routine maintenance, dealer availability of the vehicle."
Value Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"Memory seats, heated second row seats, rain sensing wipers, heads-up display, Homelink is standard. Seating for five versus seating for six in the Xline."
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line AWD worse.
"I canceled my factory order for the Kia Xline once I discovered this sister vehicle with greater luxury features for the same MSRP."
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
20
Kay writes:
Great roomy car, handles well.
Handling Ranked 2012 Toyota Matrix S worse.
"Tighter in curves"
Back Seats Ranked 2012 Toyota Matrix S worse.
"Comfy"
40
Sanka writes:
This was a surprising car. I didnt even know what it was, I just had an old honda crv and wanted a newer car t...

Specs

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
Calligraphy AWD
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
30 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.8 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
277 hp @ 3,000 RPM
138 hp @ 6,000 RPM
138 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
311 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.1:1
10.1:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.48 in x 4 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.1 in 43.5 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 36.4 cu ft 24.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,281 lbs 1,164 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 188.4 in 176.6 in
Width 74.8 in 69.5 in
Height 67.3 in 59.8 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
Calligraphy AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Hampton Gray
  • PORTOFINO Gray
  • Quartz White
  • Shimmering Silver
  • Stormy Sea
  • Twilight Black
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atlantic Blue
  • Black Noir Pearl
  • CHILIPEPPER Red
  • Monaco White
  • Polar White
  • Shimmering Silver
  • Titanium Gray Metallic
  • Vivid Blue
  • Volcanic Red

Option Packages

  • Preferred PKG

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