The Santa Fe is available in two configurations; a five-passenger, short wheelbase Sport, and a six- or seven-passenger long-wheelbase. Each can be ordered with front- or all-wheel drive, the Santa Fe Sport is powered by a 190-hp 2.4-liter four cylinder engine, or a 264-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four cylinder. The larger Santa Fe uses a 290-hp 3.3-liter V6. A six-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC sends power to the wheels. Standard safety features include seven airbags, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, electronic stability control with traction control, and a tire pressure monitoring system. Available features include Blue Link telematics, 19-inch alloy wheels, power heated and ventilated leather seats, heated steering wheel, navigation system, and a panoramic sunroof.
The Santa Fe is all new, with two distinct wheelbases offered for 2013.