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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe - Consumer Reviews

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

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By mary
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Fwd 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Great vehicle; was not sure about a compact SUV after two Durango's but this has met and exceeded my expectations. The reclining back seats and cargo areas are great ideas and convenient.


Best Features

Reclining back seats.


Worst Features

Air vents in back.


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former Toyota owner
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By My Santa Fe
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe LX Fwd 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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This is a great car fun to drive - good on fuel economy for an SUV, but can be slow on pick up speed - very comfortable to drive and plenty of room in the back for traveling, shopping, etc. I have had no problems with the vehicle. If I could change one thing it would be the rear door it opens up instead of out and if your hands are full it can be a problem closing the door, but @ so much less $$$$ than the Toyota I came from. I am very happy w/my Santa Fe.


Best Features

Sharp looking and very comfortable to drive - rides like a car not a truck - lots of room in the back.


Worst Features

The rear door should open out instead of up.


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By Merrie
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Fwd 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)


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I have enjoyed driving the Santa Fe for nearly a year. I have taken it on trips and drive in heavy traffic. I holds up well and comfortable to ride in. It has separate cup holders so it is easy to reach your drink not the passangers. The down side so far is the back seats when folding them down you have to take off the head rest and the seats still don't lay down flat.


Best Features

Drivers seat. Short people can see better and get that up high feeling without needing a step ladder to get in.


Worst Features

Back seats that fold completly down and the back door to open sideways as well as up.


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Great Value for an SUV
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By Billy
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS Fwd 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)


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Just finished a 1000 mile vacation trip to northern New Mexico. The 2005 Santa Fe 2.7 GLS FWD was outstanding on the interstate as well as the twisting mountain highways near Santa Fe and Taos. Smooth ride, plenty of room for four adults and luggage, and adequate power from the 2.7 for steep grades indicates that Hyundai has a well- thought-out platform for years to come. The Santa Fe is a solid perfomer and a great value--thousands less than competitors.


Best Features

Smooth ride on long interstate stretches. Well-placed instruments and gauges.


Worst Features

Seats are a bit hard and need more range of adjustment.


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Experience the 20005 Santa Fe
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By fred gottlieb
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I like my 2005 santa fe it is all I expected and more.it has excellent steering,suspension and smooth ride for normal driving.


Best Features

love the styling,ride & accessories.a/c works well in arizona heat.the power sunroof works as well as the one i had in my lexus.the dash is layed out to be very efficient.love the warranty.the moonsoon stereo system is quite good.


Worst Features

better power for climbing hills.lites on steering column for cruise control and lite for ash tray.


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