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Hyundai Santa Fe MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
5 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
6 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
7 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
8 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
9 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
10 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
11 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
12 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
13 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 15 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 19 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 26 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 33 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 44 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 25 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 22 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 20 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.26
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With the 290-horsepower 3.3L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe has been averaging 22.26 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 the suburbs (0 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 medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2012 2012 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.09
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2012 2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.59
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2011 2011 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 17.6
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2010 2010 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 21.46
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2010 2010 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.33
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2010 2010 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.97
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2009 2009 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.51
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2009 2009 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 17.23
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2009 2009 4dr SUV 185-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.4
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 18.28
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.85
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 185-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.54
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2008 2008 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.41
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2008 2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 28.78
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2007 2007 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.84
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2007 2007 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.58
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2007 2007 4dr SUV 185-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.96
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2007 2007 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.54
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2006 2006 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 18.2
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2006 2006 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 23.33
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2006 2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual AWD 29.1
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2006 2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 24.03
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2005 2005 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 18.6
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2005 2005 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 17
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2005 2005 4dr SUV 185-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.32
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2005 2005 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 20.19
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2004 2004 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.51
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2004 2004 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 18
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2004 2004 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22
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2003 2003 4dr SUV 276-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 16.82
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2003 2003 4dr SUV 185-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20
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2003 2003 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 20.78
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2002 2002 4dr SUV 185-hp 2.7L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.8
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2002 2002 4dr SUV 175-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 20.99
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
Date is Sept 30 2013. It has a 2.2 litre diesel engine with manual gearbox. 6th gear is very useful on a long run as it acts as an overdrive. It has travelled 7509 miles at average of 38.42mpg imperial. It will easily exceed 41mpg on a long run. My Kia Sportage diesel travelled 15051 miles and averaged 37.85mpg imperial. Both vehicles were full of luggage for 29% of their mileage. Worst fuel consumption was 32.23mpg over 495 miles, all short runs so no complaints there. Best was 41.47mpg over 523 miles. Kia Sportage best was 48.59mpg and worst was 29.88mpg see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2010 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Can be better but equal to my previos 2007 tucson see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
We have only filled it up 3 times. Which only gives us two checks of MPG. First was 20.94 and the second was 21.96. With fewer than 1000 miles on the car our MPG could change. The sedan we traded averaged 22.8 so I will be happy if our mileage comes close see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I am currently getting an average of 22-23 MPG, mostly city driving in this vehicle. I previously had a Dodge Ram 1500 Quadcab 4x4 which got an average of 11-12 MPG in the same conditions. Gas prices have driven me to change vehicles. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I drive the Diesel, so it is VERY economical. And here, on Aruba, Diesel is about 18cts per liter cheaper. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2005 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Getting ~ 20MPG using BP regular unleaded from Kroger. Quick Trip in Loganville, GA for some as yet undetermined reason is consistently 1 to 2 MPG less??? Still, this is a far superior fuel economy realized from a full time 4WD SUV over my 96 Durango V-8 see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2004 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
For a car of this size and weight, fuel economy is decent. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
Hyundai Santa Fe Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 194hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
I would like 100 mpg on short trips. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2011 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Guzzles in stop and go traffic. ECO indicator is just that and not entirely believable at that. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2010 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Only getting between 22-23 mpg around town on 4 cyl. My previous 6 cyl got 23-24. But the 4 cyl is surprisingly peppy. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2009 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It is a 3.3L 6 cylinder ( 242HP) engine, driven in mostly city driving....17.7 city MPG is realistic, but not amazing. In general, I would say the Santa Fe is average in fuel economy for a 6 cylinder SUV, but it is not outstanding in this area. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
not bad for an SUV, but still expensive to fill its large tank. Goes about 600 km on a tank, at $1.20/L (in Canada) costs $80 see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
got less MPG than the Escape see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Expected better than 20mpg see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Not bad for its class, but certainly not a fuel sipper. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Could be better. Wish it had the 6 speed auto instead of the 5speed. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Should be able to do better than 17 MPG around town with a 2.7L. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
 

Hyundai Santa Fe Gas Mileage (MPG)

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