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Cons: seating pacefamily loves ,hyundai because its reiable
Excellent bang for the buck.
Pros: Handles well. Feels stable on the road.
Cons: Sticky accelorator which seems common on this car.I bought the Santa Fe new and have been the primary driver. There have been no major repairs, only normal replacement of tires, batteries and accessories for the entire 7 years/90,000 miles. I plan to buy another.
Advice: buy onebest ever next to my mazda mx6
Pros: The entire vehicle. I love it.
Cons: The seats are too hard
Advice: Buy, buy, buy - this is not a throw-away carThe only negative comment I have is the seats are too hard. otherwise, I love my Santa Fe.
Cons: no power seats
Advice: if you are looking for a reasonably priced SUV with most everything in itwhen i drive my 2003 santa fe, i feel like the jockey riding Smarty Jones. it is powerful,smooth,fliud and fun to drive. I have purchased many new cars in my lifetime and this the first time I never had to bring the car back to the dealer for some minor repair. ir is an excellent car to own and drive. the only thing missing is power seats.
Advice: Buy Buy Buy great carI love my Santa Fe it did just what I wanted it to do.
Pros: The amount of space in the front between the driver and passenger.
Cons: Little things, like the fact that you can put your keys in your pocket and set off the alarm by bending over. The panic button could be set further in. The rear and front defroster buttons are in two totally different places on the console.
Advice: We are considering buying a 2004 for my husband since we have been so pleased with the performance of our 2003. We went to test drive an Explorer and Expedition yesterday and realized just how loaded the Santa Fe is in comparison.When my Sentra finally gave out, my husband and I test drove the Santa Fe that we bought with only 8 miles on it. We had just test-driven an Explorer, so we were able to tell the difference between the truck and car frame. My husband had to sell me on the idea of buying a Hyundai since I was still stuck in the early 90s in my opinion of Hyundai cars. I have to admit that I was sold.