2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer There are some cars that we equate to comfort food. We simply enjoy spending time in them. The Hyundai Santa Fe is one such vehicle — it’s comfortable, responsive attractive and has an elevated level of the features we want in a vehicle. But it goes a step beyond those…

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T FWD Test Drive

“2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport2.0T Ultimate FWD” New Value Package Most Appealing When Hyundai Motor America initiated their major product launch program for the all-new, third generation 2013 Santa Fe Sport, a new image was created on the family-oriented CUV scene with a unique two-wheelbase strategy, a progressive design execution reflecting Hyundai’s “fluidic precision sculpture”…

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Having reviewed Hyundai cars and SUVs since shortly after they went on sale in the U.S. in 1986, we’ve been continually impressed by the constantly improving design, quality, technology and value. We recently spend a week driving the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and can report that the trend continues. The…

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Just like some wines that get better with age, the Hyundai Santa Fe has matured beautifully into a complex, full featured and sophisticated Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV). Now in the fifth year of the third generation of the Santa Fe, the 2017 model competes favorably with all the big-name competitors…

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Test Drive

“2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0t Ultimate FWD” Bows with Enhanced Appearance and Safety features Hyundai Motor America staged a major product launch program for their all-new, third generation 2013 Santa Fe Sport, creating a new image on the family-oriented CUV scene with a unique two-wheelbase strategy, a progressive design execution reflecting Hyundai’s “fluidic precision…

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NWAPA Mudfest 2016 – Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Shelton, Wash. – One of our favorite events each year is the annual Northwest Automotive Press Association’s (NWAPA) Mudfest. We were involved in the creation of the annual SUV evaluation and have participated in a majority of the programs during the event’s 22-year history. Mudfest has evolved through the years…

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Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Hyundai has a twofold entry into the compact SUV/crossover category producing the three-rows of seating Santa Fe and the 8.5-inch shorter Santa Fe Sport with five-passenger seating. We recently had a chance to renew our acquaintance with the Santa Fe Sport. Design has been a high priority of Hyundai for…

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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Test Drive

“2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited adds technology and  comfort features” The third generation Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai was launched last year by Hyundai Motor America, employing a unique two wheelbase strategy for a crossover vehicle – a format usually only existing in luxury sedans. First came the 2013 Santa Fe Sport, a five passenger CUV…

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