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2013 Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD
By rmcbain on
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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
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The 2013 Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD is a good all round suv and does attain a fair gas mileage if driven below 70 with the econo engaged. I have one concern regarding the engine as it has happened several times where it feels like the engine has stalled and when you try to engage the gas pedal the engine does not respond. It is quite disconcerting when you are trying to cross traffic when making left hand turns and there is no acceleration. If you wait one or two seconds or feather the gas it will seem to engage the fuel system and you are good to go. It has also done this on the interstates when you are drivng without cruise and the gas pedal just goes dead.
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By 64niko
on 12/24/13 17:53 PM (PST)

This symptom called a "turbo lag". Engines with turbocharger known for doing it. Do not floor the accelerator, try slower approach to allow turbine to get up to speed or keep your revs up when you need a quick start. Here is a link to read more about it: http://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=108188

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