2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: The Two-Flavored Wonder on the Road

Prospective owners of cars would naturally want a balance of looks, power, and safety. Not all cars could give this but apparently the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe would take us in for a surprise. It is one of those cars that would look good on your driveway as well as on the urban setting road. The title talks about “two-flavored” and this refers to the two general types of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. Of course, there are specific model categories like the GLS, Sport, Limited, and the Sport 2.0T. The flavors mentioned would come

in the form of the 2-row Sport and the 3-row Santa Fe Models.

The Sport features a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine, with 190 HP and 181 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the 3.3-liter engine found on the 3-row Santa Fe will be able to boast of an impressive 290 HP with automatic transmission. It also comes with the option of becoming a front or all-wheel drive. The best thing about this 2013 model is the Driver Selectable Steering Mode (DSSM) system.

It is very apparent that the cohesive looks of the Sport and Santa Fe models indicates a big progress from the earlier versions. The Sport is very distinctive with its fog lights and tail lamps that are lined with LED. Santa Fe version could have a smooth finish or wood grain trim on the inside.

Owners will never be disappointed when it comes to the safety features of this car. In fact auto review groups have tagged this as one of the safest releases by Hyundai for the year 2013.  Its best safety features are the 7 airbags that include the knee area, the VSM or Vehicle Stability Management system, Electronic Stability Control, and the much talked about EBD or Electronic Brake-force Distribution system.

There are more things that a buyer should explore about the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. It will continue to surprise consumers with more of its little innovations and details incorporated to the unit.

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