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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

The Crossover For The Kardashians Of 1895 My wife and I are holdouts among our friends and family in the offspring department. Our heir-free lifestyle, however, affords us the opportunity to travel this great land, and road trips are our favorite. So while I'm unqualified to remark on how well the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will swallow an infant son and stroller, I can pass judgment on this two-row crossover's talents for carrying people and cargo over great distances. The lady and I recently drove a new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport to one of this country's national treasures:... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.4L I4
Power:
190 HP / 181 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Automatic
Base Price:
$24,450
As-Tested Price:
$32,175
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