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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
Available Price Range $14,732-$25,972 Trims4 Combined MPG 21-23 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Our Take

Hyundai redesigned the Santa Fe in 2013, splitting the crossover into two variants of separate sizes: the two-row four-cylinder Santa Fe Sport and the three-row V-6 Santa Fe. Front-wheel drive is standard with all-wheel drive available. Competitors include the Ford Edge, Nissan Murano, Chevrolet... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Steering feel
  • Third-row comfort (Santa Fe)
  • Over-shoulder visibility (Santa Fe Sport)

Notable Features

  • Two-row Santa Fe Sport, three-row Santa Fe
  • Four-cylinder (Santa Fe Sport) or V-6 (Santa Fe)
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • New available blind spot warning system
  • New available ventilated front seats

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Editor's note: This review was written in August 2012 about the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2014, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years. Editor's note: Estimated mileage ratings have been lowered to reflect a November 2012 EPA audit of this car's stated mil... Read full review for the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 35 reviews

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Another surprise!

by DJ honest from Arlington heights, IL on July 4, 2015

I bought a Santa Fe sport a few weeks ago and it is my third Hyundai in two years. I was initially impressed with my 2012 Genesis, my wife was happy with her Sonata. I had to look for a SUV for other ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

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.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0L Turbo

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0L Turbo

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.


Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

60mo/60,000mi

Powertrain

120mo/100,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60mo/unlimited

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

Learn More About Warranties

Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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