Available in two-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive, the Santa Fe is powered by a 175-hp 2.4-liter four cylinder engine, or a 276-hp 3.5-liter V6. Two transmission choices are offered, a six-speed manual, and a six-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC. Standard safety features include six airbags, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, electronic stability control with traction control, active front head restraints, and a tire pressure monitoring system.
For 2010, the Santa Fe receives numerous visual and mechanical improvements. The exterior receives new bumpers, front and rear fascias, lights, alloy wheels, and grille. All new powertrain, as well as, Bluetooth hands free phone system, USB/auxiliary input jack, and eco indicator.