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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Active diesel review

How does the base-spec Active scrub up, without all of those bells and whistles?

The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, Mike Costello: Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander

Call me boring, but the new Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander is my choice. This $60,500 large SUV impressed me in so many ways during a comparison against key rivals that I wrote earlier this year. It’s one thing to make a supercar great, but we can’t forget to focus on cars that everyday people will drive, either...

The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018

Welcome to the inaugural CarAdvice Winners Circle, our debut annual award program showcasing our editorial team’s motoring highlight releases of the year. After some long and hard consideration of the pros and cons of more traditional award formats, it was ultimately reader and car industry feedback – through surveys, garage day chats and even a focus group – that moulded exactly the form Winners Circle would take...

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Elite CRDi AWD review

The Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander won CarAdvice’s seven-seater-SUV mega test, but does the mid-range Elite maintain the form or drop the ball?

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Hyundai Santa Fe Videos

REVIEW: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Active diesel

The Active diesel specification goes to show that the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is a well-resolved family hauler, with all of the right credentials ticked. It’s spacious and comfortable inside without the high-spec niceties, and that program of local suspension tuning continues to pay dividends...

CarAdvice Winners Circle: Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander

It’s difficult to find issues with this car, and unlike a lot of other Hyundais, there’s some extra-level style elements to match the substance. This is not a phone-in job. Perhaps befitting my persona, there are enough head-turning sex machines in our Winners Circle. The 2018 Santa Fe Highlander delivers a premium experience for regular families, and to me that’s equally worthy of celebration...

CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018: Our favourites

You told us you don't trust the traditional 'Car of the Year' format favoured by most publishers, and you wanted to know more about our own personal faves, objectivity be damned. Well, here it is. Get the full story right here. NOTE: This video was first published on December 18.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Elite review: CRDi diesel AWD

In tandem with the improved MY18 Tucson, the arrival of this new Santa Fe means Hyundai now offers a formidable line-up of highly tempting SUVs for families. And even if you can’t stretch beyond the Elite to the pick-of-the-range Highlander, the Santa Fe should be on the priority test-drive list for buyers looking for seven-seater flexibility.

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Hyundai Santa Fe Comparisons

2019 Holden Acadia v Hyundai Santa Fe comparison

There comes a time in many families when the call is made: ‘We need a bigger car’. You’re a bit fed up with jamming all of your gear into something small, or the imminent arrival of another human into your clan will spur the decision. While smaller vehicles are cheaper to buy, run and drive, they don’t suit all purposes...

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-8 v Peugeot 5008 v Skoda Kodiaq v Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

People-movers are pretty passé, which explains the continual success of seven-seat crossover SUVs like the group tested here. We’ve assembled what we consider to be six of the best, with the added bonus that all are either new models or at least recently upgraded...

Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander v Kia Sorento Platinum v Mazda CX-9 Touring v Nissan Pathfinder ST-L comparison

Sales of large family crossover SUVs continue to boom, and buyers in the market are faced with a bewildering array of options. Here we gather four of the better-selling offerings, headlined by the most recent arrival to the class — the new-generation Mazda CX-9 out of Japan...

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Hyundai Santa Fe News

Hyundai Santa Fe: V6 petrol coming late in 2019

Hyundai Australia will bolster its Santa Fe line-up with the addition of V6 petrol power very soon. Speaking at the local launch for the all-new Venue on the Sunshine Coast, Hyundai’s local boss, J.W. Lee, indicated the option of V6 petrol and front-wheel drive will return for the new Santa Fe range, much like the related Kia Sorento, before the end of this year...

Hyundai Santa Fe diesel cancelled for the US

The new Hyundai Santa Fe will no longer be offered as a diesel or a seven-seater in the US, according to a new article out of North America. Green Car Reports received confirmation from a Hyundai spokesperson the Korean manufacturer has decided to cull plans to offer the 2.2-litre turbo-diesel Santa Fe in the North American market – the main powertrain available in Australia...

ANCAP: Focus, G70, I-Pace and Santa Fe get five-star ratings

ANCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings to the Ford Focus, Genesis G70, Hyundai Santa Fe and Jaguar I-Pace this week. The two SUVs managed 94 per cent for adult occupant protection, while the Focus and G70 posted 85 per cent and 81 per cent respectively. Interestingly, the Focus managed an impressive 87 per cent score for child occupant protection, which was better than the other three models...

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe recalled

Hyundai has recalled the latest (TM) Santa Fe over an issue with the rear curtain airbag, unrelated to the ongoing Takata airbag recall. According to the company, a protruding mounting bolt can damage the fabric of the curtain airbag, leading to less-than-perfect inflation or deployment in an accident...

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Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Reviews

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander CRDi (4x4) review

A Note from the Editor: A stock image has been supplied with this review. This was to be my first new car. I had owned 11 vehicles before this in 50 years of driving. My wife thought it was too high, and when I would go around a corner, I could see her gripping the seat thinking it was going to roll over. Our first big trip was Sydney to Perth, and by then it had 10,000km on it...

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Active (4x4) Review

I absolutely love, love, love my Hyundai Santa Fe!! I have three children 4,3 & 1, we have owned the Santa Fe 7 seater for over a year and am so pleased. I have had three new vehicles in five years and the Hyundai is the ultimate family car. I use it for work, family vacations and everyday use. First of all, the space is incredible...

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander CRDi (4x4) Review

I purchased my Sante Fe Highlander 8 weeks ago and have so far traveled 4,500kms taking in a good mix of country roads and city driving. The Sante Fe was purchased after considering SUV's, regular sedans and wagons. I own a small pop top caravan with an all up weight of 1420kg and a towball down weight of 120kg and I have a preference for diesel engines due to the torque they produce and the economy when towing...

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander CRDi (4x4) Review

I'll be honest I was beyond sceptical when I first walked into the Hyundai dealer, having grown up with the Excel dominating the roads. I was looking to replace my 2010 Range Rover Sport TDV6. I test drove the Audi Q3/5, Mercedes GLC, Range Rover Sport/Evoque, Mazda CX5, Nissan X-Trail, the list goes on...

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