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Hyundai Santa Fe repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 1467 repairs.
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Hyundai Santa Fe repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (12%)

Chart based on 313 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Hyundai Santa Fe problems by year

before 2004 (18%)

2005 - 2006 (2%)

2007 - 2009 (57%)

2010 - 2012 (20%)

2013 - present (3%)

Chart based on 1468 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I was in a rollover where I was knocked into a concrete barrier traveling over 55 mph. The Santa Fe protected the passenger cabin while the rest of the vehicle was crushed. I walked out of the wreck with only a scratch on my head. full 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe review
Hyundai Santa Fe Personal Experiences: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
my first Santa Fe had a faulty tranmission, which had to be replaced, luckily the dealership in brantford replaced the entire vehicle for me and I got a new one! Thanks Brantford Hyundai! full 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe review
 

Hyundai Santa Fe Problems and Repair Histories

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