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Hyundai Santa Fe Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2012 20.6 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 6.200
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 7.100
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 29.500
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 28.800
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 28.000
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 28.800
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 6.600
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 30.400
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 28.600
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 29.600
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 28.700
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 27.500
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 28.700
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 27.500
  hills light none 0 0 15 85 37 28.300
  hills light none 0 0 15 85 37 24.700
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 31.100
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 6.100
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 5.000
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 6.400
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 6.200
  flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 6.500
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 37 23.200
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 20.6  
  Averages flat light none 0 0 15 85 37 20.6
With the turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 20.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 37 miles per hour (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (15 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2012 22.3 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 0 15 0 85 75 22.258
2012 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 0 15 0 85 75 22.3  
  Averages hills med none 0 15 0 85 75 22.3
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 22.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2012 21.1 MPG Highway Percentage 72 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
mtns med none 0 0 0 100 74 23.600
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 74 17.500
  flat light none 1 15 40 44 68 20.800
  hills light none 1 14 20 65 74 24.400
  flat light none 1 27 56 17 68 20.100
  flat light none 1 15 30 54 68 18.400
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 74 15.600
  flat light none 0 15 35 50 68 22.100
  flat light none 1 14 20 65 74 24.800
  mtns v.lt none 0 0 0 100 74 22.600
  mtns med none 0 0 0 100 74 22.100
2012 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light none 0 9 18 72 72 21.1  
  Averages hills light none 0 9 18 72 72 21.1
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 21.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in the city (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2011 17.6 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 20 30 40 74 14.200
  flat med none 0 0 50 50 65 21.000
2011 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 10 40 45 70 17.6  
  Averages flat med light 5 10 40 45 70 17.6
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 17.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2010 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 5 95 65 28.900
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 22.000
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 13.100
2010 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 67 2 32 65 21.3  
  Averages flat light none 0 67 2 32 65 21.3
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 21.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 67 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (32 percent), in the suburbs (2 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2010 21.5 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 25 25 25 25 60 23.000
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 68 22.000
  flat light none 0 0 50 50 56 17.400
  flat light none 20 20 30 30 60 22.500
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 50 20.100
  flat light none 0 10 0 90 56 20.500
  flat light none 5 60 25 10 60 19.700
  hills med light 0 11 42 47 62 18.800
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 68 24.300
  flat v.lt light 1 10 9 80 62 24.800
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 68 23.000
2010 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 12 17 66 61 21.5  
  Averages flat light none 5 12 17 66 61 21.5
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 21.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (17 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2010 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 10 25 50 15 62 23.000
  flat light none 2 12 2 84 62 23.500
  flat v.lt none 10 25 40 25 62 22.400
2010 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 7 21 31 41 62 23.0  
  Averages flat v.lt none 7 21 31 41 62 23.0
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 23.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), in the city (21 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2009 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 10 90 0 0 N/A 13.500
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 68 15.100
  flat light none 0 25 0 75 70 20.000
  flat med hvy 20 40 20 20 75 18.400
  flat light hvy 0 65 0 35 65 17.700
  flat med hvy 1 3 0 97 60 21.900
  flat med none 0 50 50 0 N/A 14.000
2009 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 4 40 11 44 68 17.2  
  Averages flat med light 4 40 11 44 68 17.2
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 17.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 44 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (40 percent), in the suburbs (11 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2009 19.5 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 21.100
  flat light light 0 0 100 0 N/A 17.100
  flat med light 0 45 45 10 62 19.300
  flat light none 0 20 80 0 N/A 16.500
  mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 20.900
  flat light light 0 80 0 20 68 15.300
  mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 68 21.200
  mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 20.900
  flat light hvy 0 20 60 20 68 18.500
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 20.100
  flat med hvy 0 45 45 10 68 16.700
  hills med light 0 0 0 100 74 20.800
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 68 22.200
  flat light none 5 40 10 45 68 19.600
  flat light light 0 23 8 69 55 21.000
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 68 26.600
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 22.100
  mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 68 21.400
  flat med hvy 0 0 90 10 68 16.800
  mtns med light 0 0 0 100 74 20.300
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 19.600
  hills med light 0 0 0 100 74 21.300
  flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 18.800
  flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 74 21.600
  hills med light 20 10 60 10 62 16.800
  flat light hvy 0 80 0 20 74 18.600
  flat light light 0 100 0 0 N/A 19.000
  flat med light 0 20 60 20 62 19.700
  hills light none 20 10 60 10 62 17.700
  flat light hvy 0 80 0 20 74 16.600
  flat light none 0 0 60 40 70 17.000
2009 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 1 18 25 55 69 19.5  
  Averages hills med light 1 18 25 55 69 19.5
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 19.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2009 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mtns light light 40 40 5 15 70 19.400
2009 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mtns light light 40 40 5 15 70 19.4  
  Averages mtns light light 40 40 5 15 70 19.4
With the 185-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 19.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (40 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (15 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2008 28.8 MPG Highway Percentage 81 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 5 0 90 62 28.700
  flat light light 0 5 0 95 62 32.000
  flat light light 0 5 5 90 62 31.600
  flat light light 0 50 10 40 62 23.800
  flat light hvy 0 15 0 85 62 28.300
  flat light none 10 5 0 85 62 28.300
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 3 14 3 81 62 28.8  
  Averages flat light light 3 14 3 81 62 28.8
With the turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 28.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 81 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (14 percent), in heavy traffic (3 percent), and in the suburbs (3 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2008 22.9 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 30 20 40 10 70 20.600
  hills med hvy 0 0 20 80 60 24.500
  flat med hvy 15 50 10 25 60 18.200
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 65 25.800
  flat med hvy 10 40 40 10 65 22.300
  flat med none 10 0 10 80 70 22.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 75 25.800
  flat med none 10 10 30 50 70 20.300
  flat v.lt none 0 10 40 50 65 26.154
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 8 16 23 53 67 22.9  
  Averages flat med light 8 16 23 53 67 22.9
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 22.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2008 18.3 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 50 10 40 68 19.600
  hills light none 29 32 0 39 60 23.000
  flat light none 10 40 20 30 62 13.100
  flat med none 0 0 90 10 75 18.000
  flat light hvy 1 1 3 95 60 18.500
  flat med none 0 80 0 20 74 15.700
  flat light none 10 0 30 60 60 22.200
  flat light none 50 0 50 0 N/A 18.500
  flat med hvy 3 1 3 93 50 15.953
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 11 23 23 43 64 18.3  
  Averages flat light none 11 23 23 43 64 18.3
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 18.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (23 percent), in the suburbs (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (11 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2008 22.5 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 15 85 60 21.085
  flat v.lt light 0 0 47 53 60 24.000
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 0 31 69 60 22.5  
  Averages flat light light 0 0 31 69 60 22.5
With the 185-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 22.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2008 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 49 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 11 22 22 44 65 20.987
  flat light hvy 10 10 40 40 70 18.000
  flat light hvy 10 10 20 60 70 21.020
  flat med hvy 10 10 30 50 70 21.125
  flat light hvy 5 5 5 85 70 24.497
  flat light light 0 10 70 20 65 19.700
  flat light hvy 30 30 30 10 65 21.800
  flat light none 10 5 5 80 70 24.161
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 11 13 28 49 68 21.4  
  Averages flat light hvy 11 13 28 49 68 21.4
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 21.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 49 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (11 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2007 21.6 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 20 0 67 13 60 19.500
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 68 21.000
  hills med none 42 17 0 42 62 20.300
  flat light none 30 20 10 40 62 23.500
  flat med none 5 10 15 70 68 19.800
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 68 21.400
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 68 24.000
  flat light none 10 20 50 20 68 15.700
  flat light none 10 20 30 40 62 17.800
  flat med none 0 10 30 60 68 18.700
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 68 22.000
  flat light hvy 5 10 10 75 68 21.200
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 68 22.800
  flat light hvy 0 5 10 85 68 24.200
  hills lead hvy 60 10 10 20 80 15.200
  hills light light 5 25 20 50 65 21.100
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 65 23.000
  flat light light 5 5 60 30 60 23.700
  flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 17.000
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 68 25.000
  flat v.lt none 0 10 20 70 65 24.200
  flat light none 10 10 20 60 62 26.100
  hills light hvy 5 15 20 60 70 20.800
  flat light none 5 10 20 65 70 24.700
  flat med hvy 10 20 20 50 65 20.700
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 68 22.200
  flat light none 0 5 15 80 62 22.800
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 68 24.200
  flat med none 0 5 15 80 68 21.000
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 68 23.100
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 68 22.800
  flat light none 0 15 15 70 68 19.800
  flat med none 0 10 20 70 68 21.400
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 68 22.800
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 68 21.000
  flat light light 10 10 10 70 68 20.800
  flat light light 5 5 15 75 68 23.500
  flat med none 0 20 20 60 68 22.800
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 68 20.300
  flat med none 3 7 10 80 68 22.800
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 68 22.600
  flat med none 0 20 30 50 62 17.600
  flat med none 0 10 10 80 68 21.800
  flat med none 0 20 20 60 68 20.600
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 68 22.200
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 68 23.300
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 10 19 66 67 21.6  
  Averages flat light light 5 10 19 66 67 21.6
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 21.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2007 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat v.lt none 0 0 90 10 60 18.417
  flat v.lt none 0 0 90 10 60 20.637
  flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 60 19.247
  flat med none 14 50 27 9 62 14.700
  flat med hvy 5 0 5 90 65 25.900
  hills med none 5 20 25 50 65 20.200
  hills med none 10 20 20 50 65 20.400
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 25.476
  flat v.lt none 10 30 60 0 N/A 12.600
  hills light light 10 25 25 40 40 20.000
  flat light none 0 50 0 50 50 20.100
  flat light light 21 25 25 29 60 22.000
  flat light none 0 10 0 90 60 21.000
  hills light none 11 0 67 22 62 19.900
  hills light none 22 23 26 30 75 22.500
  flat light light 0 5 65 30 68 18.100
  flat v.lt none 0 0 90 10 60 18.560
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 20.651
  flat med none 0 0 90 10 74 19.300
  flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 60 19.274
  flat v.lt light 10 15 75 0 N/A 19.400
  flat lead none 0 5 25 70 60 18.000
  flat light none 5 5 50 40 70 20.000
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 12 41 42 62 19.8  
  Averages flat light none 5 12 41 42 62 19.8
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 42 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (41 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2007 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 10 10 0 80 62 21.000
  flat med hvy 10 50 0 40 62 18.800
  flat med hvy 10 40 0 50 62 20.100
  flat light hvy 10 20 0 70 62 19.600
  flat med light 0 0 20 80 70 20.700
  flat med hvy 10 40 0 50 62 19.900
  flat light hvy 10 10 0 80 62 21.200
  flat med hvy 10 10 0 80 62 22.200
  flat med hvy 10 10 0 80 62 21.200
  flat med hvy 10 10 0 80 62 21.800
  flat light hvy 10 10 0 80 62 21.200
  flat med hvy 10 30 0 60 62 20.500
  flat med hvy 20 70 0 10 62 16.000
  flat med hvy 10 80 0 10 62 14.400
  flat med hvy 10 10 0 80 62 21.800
  hills med hvy 10 30 20 40 70 24.000
  flat med hvy 10 40 0 50 62 19.600
  flat med hvy 10 30 0 60 62 19.600
  flat light hvy 10 20 0 70 62 21.000
  flat light hvy 10 40 0 50 62 19.100
  flat med hvy 10 70 0 20 62 17.200
  flat med hvy 10 60 0 30 62 18.200
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 10 31 2 57 63 20.0  
  Averages flat med hvy 10 31 2 57 63 20.0
With the 185-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 20.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (2 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2007 21.5 MPG Highway Percentage 62 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 75 26.000
  flat light hvy 7 1 33 60 65 20.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 65 22.000
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 60 22.000
  flat light hvy 10 5 35 50 60 22.500
  hills light none 5 90 0 5 62 13.800
  flat light light 5 10 25 60 60 24.000
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 17 17 62 64 21.5  
  Averages flat light light 5 17 17 62 64 21.5
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 21.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 62 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (17 percent), in the suburbs (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat v.lt light 40 20 20 20 37 21.200
  flat v.lt light 40 20 20 20 37 23.900
  flat light hvy 40 20 20 20 37 27.000
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat v.lt light 40 20 20 20 37 24.0  
  Averages flat v.lt light 40 20 20 20 37 24.0
With the turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 37 miles per hour (20 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 29.1 MPG Highway Percentage 2 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual AWD
flat light none 5 5 88 2 37 29.100
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual AWD
flat light none 5 5 88 2 37 29.1  
  Averages flat light none 5 5 88 2 37 29.1
With the turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 29.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 88 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (5 percent), in the city (5 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 37 miles per hour (2 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 30 40 20 10 65 16.600
  flat light none 40 50 5 5 70 14.500
  flat light none 10 10 5 75 70 23.500
2006 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 27 33 10 30 68 18.2  
  Averages flat light none 27 33 10 30 68 18.2
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 18.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 33 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (30 percent), in heavy traffic (27 percent), and in the suburbs (10 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 23.3 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 25 50 20 70 23.333
2006 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 25 50 20 70 23.3  
  Averages flat light light 5 25 50 20 70 23.3
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 23.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2005 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 50 50 60 17.000
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 50 50 60 17.0  
  Averages flat light light 0 0 50 50 60 17.0
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 17.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (50 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2005 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 80 20 75 19.100
  flat light none 0 85 15 0 N/A 15.400
  flat light none 0 15 15 70 60 20.600
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 65 16.509
  flat light light 5 10 75 10 65 17.315
  flat light none 0 0 25 75 65 19.184
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 65 18.772
  flat light none 0 65 15 20 60 18.600
  flat med hvy 0 0 5 95 80 20.200
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 65 15.171
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 25.004
  flat med hvy 0 0 5 95 75 19.000
  flat med hvy 0 0 80 20 75 18.200
  flat lead light 0 0 80 20 75 17.400
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 13 45 42 68 18.6  
  Averages flat light light 0 13 45 42 68 18.6
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 18.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (42 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2005 20.3 MPG Highway Percentage 64 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat v.lt light 50 20 20 10 62 21.200
  flat lead hvy 0 0 0 100 62 18.100
  mtns med none 0 0 20 80 60 21.100
  flat v.lt hvy 0 0 0 100 62 23.500
  flat v.lt none 40 10 20 30 56 17.700
2005 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 18 6 12 64 60 20.3  
  Averages flat light light 18 6 12 64 60 20.3
With the 185-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 20.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (18 percent), in the suburbs (12 percent), and in the city (6 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2005 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 8 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 67 20 5 8 60 20.190
2005 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 67 20 5 8 60 20.2  
  Averages flat light light 67 20 5 8 60 20.2
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 20.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 67 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (8 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2004 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 20 60 0 20 70 18.000
2004 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 20 60 0 20 70 18.0  
  Averages flat light hvy 20 60 0 20 70 18.0
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 18.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (20 percent), in heavy traffic (20 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2004 19.5 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 22 25 25 29 75 18.600
  flat light none 19 24 27 30 60 20.429
2004 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 21 25 26 30 68 19.5  
  Averages flat med light 21 25 26 30 68 19.5
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 19.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in the city (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (21 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2004 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 10 40 30 20 60 22.000
2004 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 10 40 30 20 60 22.0  
  Averages flat light light 10 40 30 20 60 22.0
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 22.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2003 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 10 10 40 40 70 13.636
  flat light none 10 10 30 50 65 20.000
2003 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 10 10 35 45 68 16.8  
  Averages flat light none 10 10 35 45 68 16.8
With the 276-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 16.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2003 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 90 0 10 70 20.000
2003 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 90 0 10 70 20.0  
  Averages flat light light 0 90 0 10 70 20.0
With the 185-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 20.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 90 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (10 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2003 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 15 45 25 15 65 18.700
  mtns light none 0 0 35 65 65 22.857
2003 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light none 8 23 30 40 65 20.8  
  Averages hills light none 8 23 30 40 65 20.8
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe gas mileage has been averaging 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2002 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 52 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 80 0 20 80 18.200
  flat med none 2 5 10 83 68 21.400
2002 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 1 43 5 52 74 19.8  
  Averages flat med light 1 43 5 52 74 19.8
With the 185-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe fuel economy has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (43 percent), in the suburbs (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2002 21.0 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 25 10 30 35 70 23.275
  flat light light 10 5 10 75 65 20.700
  flat med hvy 18 0 55 27 60 19.000
2002 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 18 5 32 46 65 21.0  
  Averages flat med hvy 18 5 32 46 65 21.0
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 21.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Hyundai Santa Fes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (32 percent), in heavy traffic (18 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.

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