Heated Steering Wheel - 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Long-Term Road Test
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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: Heated Steering Wheel

March 3, 2014

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

Ever take a pair of jeans out of the wash and discover a five-dollar bill in the pocket you forgot about? That's how I felt when I discovered the button in our long-term 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe you see above.

You see, that's the button for its heated steering wheel. And during a cold snap (hey, it happens, even in CA), there's nothing quite like the comfort of a heated steering wheel. It's one of those features I never thought I'd care about until I experienced it a while back in another long-termer.

I'd even argue that a heated steering wheel is a safety feature in cold weather. Gloves are almost universally slippery and reduce tactility, while bare hands on a cold wheel means you use as few fingertips as possible. See what I mean?

Jason Kavanagh, Engineering Editor @ 15,211 miles

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