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Hyundai Santa Fe Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2008)

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr SUV
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Length 184.1 in
Width 74.4 in
Height 67.9 in
Curb Weight 3793 lb.
Fuel Capacity 19.8 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 40.2 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 59.5 in
Hip Room, Row 1 55.8 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.6 in
Headroom, Row 2 39.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 58.6 in
Hip Room, Row 2 55.0 in
Legroom, Row 2 36.8 in
Headroom, Row 3 34.8 in
Shoulder Room, Row 3 53.9 in
Hip Room, Row 3 44.6 in
Legroom, Row 3 31.3 in
Total Legroom 110.7 in (over 3 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 10.0 ft3
Cargo Volume, Behind R2 34.2 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 78.2 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
It has leather seats with electric adjustment, so I can get a good seating position. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Space is very good see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
It is fantastic. You can ride for hundreds of miles a day and not get sore at all. My bad back loves it. Hyundai should start making home furniture. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Cushions are slightly too short. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
 

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door SUV Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim GLS SE Limited
Standard Engine 2.7L V6
DOHC-4v
185 hp@6000
183 lb-ft@4000
3.3L V6
DOHC-4v
242 hp@6000
226 lb-ft@4500
3.3L V6
DOHC-4v
242 hp@6000
226 lb-ft@4500
Standard Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Optional Transmission(s)4-speed manually-shiftable automatic  
Standard DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
Optional Drivetrain(s)AWDAWDAWD
Standard Tires235/70R16 tires235/60R18 tires235/60R18 tires

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very quiet engine, no timing belt, uses a lifetime timing chain but sooo quiet.....Shifts ( 5 spd auto with the 3.3L)are very smooth. This is the better engine/tranny combo than the base GLS model. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The 3.3L V6 is strong and responsive. I never feel that the vehicle is bogged down and always seem to have extra power when I need to push the pedal. Gear shifting in the 5-speed AT (FWD) is smooth and precise with no drops or slips. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Provides enough power to tow my van without using too much fuel.Engine is also not too noisy for a diesel. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Powerful engine. Responsiveness. Fuel efficiency. Torque see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Relatively stingy on gas and yet has plenty of power to avoid emergency situations such as passing another vehicle or entering the freeway at speed. The shiftable 5 speed transmission is fun to drive and gives the ability to start in 2nd gear in needed see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Good engine, lost of power on demand, transmission some time indecisive, but I seen worst. Good Engine Transmission combo. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
AWD, ESC, etc. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Nice power with both V6 models, but more effortless with bigger engine. 5 sp transmission shifts smoothly. Could use a quicker downshift at times. Manual shift mode is a nice touch. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
2007 4dr SUV 242-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Good power and performance from 3.3l v6.. see full Hyundai Santa Fe review
 

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr SUV GLS 21,270 20,457 725
4dr SUV SE 24,270 23,064 725
4dr SUV Limited 28,220 26,495 725

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