2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport on Sale Now | Edmunds

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport on Sale Now


CHICAGO — The refreshed 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport SUVs are arriving now at Hyundai dealerships, following a debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show.

The base 2017 Santa Fe SE front-wheel-drive model is priced at $31,695, including an $895 destination charge. The top-of-the-line 2017 Santa Fe Limited Ultimate with all-wheel drive starts at $42,045, including shipping.

The base 2017 Santa Fe Sport starts at $26,245, including an $895 destination charge. The top-of-the-line 2017 Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate is priced at $39,145, including shipping.

Pricing reflects a $400 increase on both models.

Changes for the 2017 model year on both SUVs include new grilles, wheels and taillights. New options include LED daytime running lights and new LED foglights on the Santa Fe only.

The pair feature carryover powertrains but add a new standard Drive Mode Select with Sport, Eco and Normal modes.

The 2017 Santa Fe is equipped with a 290-horsepower 3.3-liter V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission.

The base 2017 Santa Fe Sport is equipped with a 185-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission; a 240-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine is available on uplevel models.

New optional safety equipment on both includes smart cruise control, lane-departure warning and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection.

Key Santa Fe rivals include the Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer and Nissan Pathfinder.

The Santa Fe Sport competes against the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers who are in the market for these popular Hyundai SUVs will be pleased to note that in order to meet increased demand, production of the two-row Santa Fe Sport will be added to Hyundai's Montgomery, Alabama plant later this year.

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