2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: The Dynamic Right Side

04.10.17 - Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

If you’re looking for the compact SUV that can give you the dynamic ride you want with the sportier features you’re looking for the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. This SUV slots in between the Tucson and the full size Santa Fe to be an SUV that offers you more of what you want and nothing that you don’t, this is the vehicle in this class that offers you the turbocharging you want the seating you’re looking for and the impressive array of Hyundai features that make it a great ride and a high quality SUV for you to drive.

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport competes in a class with some other stylish and attractive SUVs such as the Honda CR-V and the Nissan Rogue. Even with this stout competition you’ll see the Santa Fe Sport as the one that delivers the impressive combination of comfort, safety, features and performance to give you everything you want. You’ll love the way this vehicle drives and appreciate the fact that the Santa Fe Sport is built right to be the active and impressive model you want to drive when you’re looking for the right SUV for you.

If you’ve seen the Santa Fe Sport in the past you’ll be impressed with the number of exterior changes that have been made for the 2017 model year. There are also some new and impressive interior upgrades including a seven-inch touchscreen that offers you Android Auto along with the addition of autonomous braking, a Smart Cruise Control and a Multi-View camera to the mix of this impressive SUV. With the changes that have been made to this SUV you’ll love what you see and the added equipment you can enjoy to keep yourself safe and have an even more connected ride than you did in the past.

There are two engines offered for the Santa Fe Sport, both of which give you plenty of power to give you a great drive. The base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb.-ft. of torque. The more powerful engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder model that pushes the numbers to 240 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. There is only one transmission offered and that’s a six-speed automatic with a Shiftronic manual gate and this can be set up with FWD or AWD depending upon what you’re looking for in this impressive little SUV.

The standard features you’ll find on the Santa Fe Sport include a driver’s side blind spot mirror, air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt/telescoping steering column, steering wheel mounted controls, Drive Mode Select, remote keyless entry, heated mirrors, a six-speaker audio system, a five-inch color LCD infotainment screen, USB ports, auxiliary inputs and Bluetooth connectivity. The 2.0T model adds more standard equipment such as roof rails, fog lights, a power driver’s seat, Blue Link, heated front seats, push button starting and more. Regardless of the trim level you’ll have stability and traction control and several airbags to help keep you safe on the road.

If you want to upgrade the Santa Fe Sport there are some great ways to add to the driving experience you’ll find for this compact SUV. The base model can be improved with the Popular Equipment Package which adds the roof rails, fog lights, power driver’s seat, Blue Link, heated front seats, push button starting and more. There is also a Premium Package which brings in leather upholstery, blind spot detection, dual zone automatic climate controls and more. The Tech Package adds a panoramic sunroof, rear parking assist, a navigation system, an eight-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and an Infinity premium audio system. This is an SUV that can be upgraded in many ways to give you more of what you want.

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is the compact SUV that gives you a variety of ways to enjoy the ride but starts with a dynamic suspension and support system to give you a great way to begin. If you’re looking for the ride that’s right for you this could be the SUV that checks off every box you want when you’re shopping for a new vehicle to drive. Come in and check out the Santa Fe Sport at your local Hyundai dealer and see it for yourself.

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