(3.8) 11 reviews
MSRP: $803$6,507
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 21-24
Engine: 149-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

Our Take on the 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

Our Take

Sales of sport utility vehicles continue to grow and so is the number of companies that sell them in the United States. Hyundai joins the sport utility craze this fall with the Santa Fe, a car-based vehicle designed to lure buyers away from the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and other car/... Read Full Report


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Maybe it means we've scraped the bottom of the sport utility vehicle barrel when a South Korean company takes a name like Santa Fe for its newest cute-ute. Santa where? Santa who? Since when does Southeast Asia have a say in something so blatantly Wild West and so obviously U.S.? Since Hyundai started building an SUV that can compete with anything on this shore. This is the new Santa F... Read full review for the 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

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This Car Helped Save My Life

by Lucky to be Alive from Pennsylvania on October 27, 2006

Got off to a rough start with this vehicle. Some kind of a defect in the engine caused it to seize and fail shortly after I bought it. With a whole lot of perseverence, the company honored its warra... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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