New Hyundai Santa Fe in Gonzales

The Hyundai Santa Fe is Gaining Attention

If you're interested in driving a reliable SUV around Gonzales, LA, then the Hyundai Santa Fe might be exactly what you're looking for. At Ralph Sellers Hyundai, we carry five trims of the Santa Fe, giving our customers a wide range of options. The line-up starts with the SE and SEL and moves up to the Limited. For both the SEL and Limited trims, there's the opportunity to get a turbocharged engine to rev things up more.

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The basic engine powering the Santa Fe is an inline four-cylinder with a displacement of 2.4 liters. It's capable of getting 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. In the turbocharged version, which is a 2.0-liter model, horsepower is 235 and torque is 260 pound-feet of torque. Some drivers prefer the turbo models because they're more fun to drive around Baton Rouge and provide people with more confidence if they're in adverse conditions; others choose to get turbocharged versions because their towing capacity is 3,500 pounds as opposed to 2,000 pounds.

All-wheel drive is an option across all the trims. Getting all-wheel drive gives you better traction in slippery conditions, and it only affects the fuel economy slightly. The standard models with front-wheel drive get an estimated 25 miles per gallon (city/highway combined), and with all-wheel drive, fuel economy comes in at 24 mpg. The turbo models either get 23 mpg or 22 mpg, depending on whether front-wheel or all-wheel drive is selected.

Interior Comfort

As a two-row SUV, the Santa Fe feels roomy for your Ascension Parish commutes. Leg room is 44.1 inches in the front and 40.9 inches in the back, making the Santa Fe a great option for people with tall rear-seat passengers. There is 71.3 cubic feet of space behind the front seats, so you'll be able to easily load up bulky items. Behind the second row, there's a dedicated 35.9 cubic feet of cargo space.

The interior features are largely dependent on what trim you end up getting. For instance, cloth seats come standard on the SE and SEL, while the others come equipped with leather seating. All but the SE trim have an eight-way power driver seat so you can easily find the perfect position. Likewise, the higher trims have heated front seats, and the Limited trims come with ventilated front seats and driver's seats that can be programmed to remember certain positions. The Limited trims also stand apart from the rest because they have heated rear seats as well.

Technology & Safety

Many of our customers ask us right away about technology. We realize that this is an important aspect of buying a new car, and we're pleased that all our Santa Fe vehicles are built with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. They have USB outlets and touchscreens that let people control their infotainment systems. On the Limited trims, the touchscreen is an eight-inch model that includes built-in navigation for convenience. All models have a remote keyless entry system so you can quickly get going in addition to a Bluetooth hands-free system that will allow your hands to stay where they should be.

Safety is always a key factor, and in the Santa Fe, you'll be well protected on the streets of Denham Springs by advanced technology. The rear view monitor can assist with parking, and you'll have a full set of air bags, crumple zones, and anti-lock brakes. The Vehicle Stability Management System will work to give all four wheels proper traction.

Driver-assist features include mechanisms that can keep you focused on the roads, keep you centered in your lane, and try to prevent you from hitting an object in front of you. Warning systems will alert you to possible dangers, and the corrective abilities of the Santa Fe will gently steer you in the right direction and/or put on the brakes when necessary. In a Santa Fe, you'll feel confident and safe.

Hyundai Santa Fe FAQs

What are the Hyundai Santa Fe Trim Options?

The Santa Fe offers drivers a host of options, and each model has plenty of standout features that help them stand out among all other vehicles in the area, and within its own lineup. You'll find the following features on each trim:

  • Santa Fe SE: with the standard 185-horsepower four-cylinder engine, the SE offers standard forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection, driver attention warning, and a seven-inch touch display that has Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ standard onboard among other features.
  • Santa Fe SEL: with the features of the SE available, the SEL adds blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, along with proximity key with push button start and an eight-way power driver seat with heated front seats among the features.
  • Santa Fe SEL 2.0T: sporting similar features to the SEL, but added a panoramic sunroof, leather seating surfaces, integrated memory seats and wireless charging to the options, the SEL 2.0T is highlighted by its 235-horsepower turbocharged engine to give you added performance and thrills.
  • Santa Fe Limited: offering a premium feel, the Limited comes with all the other trims' features, plus provides a surround view monitor, blind-spot view monitor, standard navigation onboard, a head-up display to put important information in front of you on the windshield, and a dark chrome exterior trim for added visual appeal.
  • Santa Fe Limited 2.0T: also giving you the Limited's features with the enhanced turbocharged engine, it offers 19-inch alloy wheels, so you're getting performance and premium feel from the Santa Fe at the highest levels.

Is the Santa Fe All-Wheel Drive?

Yes, you can find all-wheel drive available on each Santa Fe vehicle. In particular, it's called HTRAC all-wheel drive and it is able to individually control engine power, torque and braking for each wheel it give you some of the highest levels of road-holding capability and traction that can handle all types of road conditions throughout Gonzales, LA.

How Many Seats are in the Hyundai Santa Fe?

The Hyundai Santa Fe seats five. It has since the 2019 model year when the company dropped 'Sport' off of the Santa Fe's name and rebranded the larger option formerly known by that name as the Santa Fe XL, plus there's the Hyundai Palisade to take care of those who are seeking more than seating for five. You're going to find ample space with a push-button 60/40 split fold-down rear seats to get cargo in and out (thanks to the help of a hands-free smart power liftgate too), while passengers can have plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the ride.

​What is the Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty?

As is the case with all new Hyundai vehicles, the Santa Fe offers America's Best Warranty with a 10-year/100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty along with a five-year/60,000-mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty and five years and unlimited miles of 24-hour roadside assistance. This betters most every competitor in the market, and is why Hyundai continues to impress those in Gonzales looking for a new vehicle like the Santa Fe.

​What is Hyundai SmartSense on the Hyundai Santa Fe?

SmartSense is a range of different safety and alert features which give you added peace of mind when you're behind the wheel. It includes features like Safe Exit Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, High Beam Assist, Smart Cruise Control, Rear Occupant Alert and Ultrasonic Rear Occupant alert along with many other features onboard the Santa Fe.

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