2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Is Back and Even Better

Santa Fe features all of the latest infotainment and safety technology offered by Hyundai including vehicle stability management with traction control, airbags everywhere, downhill brake control and hill start assist, and blind spot detection and rearview camera along with rear cross traffic alert and lane change assist. The Ultimate package on our tester added the likes of panoramic sunroof, navigation with 8-inch touchscreen, Infinity QuantumLogic 7 surround audio system with Clari-Fi music restoration technology, ventilated front seating, 19-inch alloy wheels, proximity key entry with pushbutton start, and hands-free smart liftgate with auto open.

An Ultimate Tech package added to our review model featured Smart Cruise Control with stop/start function, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, dynamic bending (head)light, high beam assist, and auto-leveling headlights.

Pricing for the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport begins at $24,950 with our FWD 2.0T Ultimate tester arriving with a final sticker of $38,325. Fuel economy is rated at 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway. And don’t forget Hyundai has one of the best powertrain warranties at 10-years/100,000-miles.

About the Author

David Goodspeed
David was editor of AutoworldToday at Today Newspapers in the Dallas suburbs until its closing in 2009. He was also webmaster and photographer/videographer. He got started doing photography for the newspaper while working as a firefighter/paramedic in one of his towns, and began working for the newspaper group full-time in 1992. David entered automotive journalism in 1998 and became AutoworldToday editor in 2002. On the average, he drives some 100 new vehicles each year. He enjoys the great outdoors and as an avid fly fisherman, as is his spouse Tish. He especially enjoys nature photography and is inspired by the works of Ansel Adams.