Hyundai Santa FE 2006

This generation of Hyundai Santa FE has been produced from February, 2006 to January, 2010. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. 2006 Hyundai Santa FE is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (4 versions) and front wheel drive (3 versions).

This Hyundai is available with one petrol engine with displacement 2.7 litres and power of 189 HP un one diesel engine with displacement 2.2 litres and power of 150 HP. All engines have a timing belt driven camshaft, which requires more frequent service than a timing chain, but replacing timing belt is less expensive, and these engines are generally slightly more fuel efficient and quieter (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (4 versions), as well as automatic (3 versions) gearbox.

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Hyundai Santa FE 2006 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 10.1 to 10.6 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 7.1 to 8.1 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Hyundai Santa FE 2006 petrol engine version is Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7i V6 2WD, consuming 10.1 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Hyundai Santa FE 2006 diesel - Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi VGT 2WD for 100 kilometers consumes 7.1 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Hyundai Santa FE real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 27 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +36% for petrol engines and +18% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Hyundai Santa FE modification.

Hyundai Santa FE 2006 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 241 to 252 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 187 to 214 grams per kilometer. From Hyundai Santa FE with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7i V6 2WD which produces an average of 241 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Hyundai Santa FE diesels least CO2 distributes Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi VGT 2WD - 187 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10 seconds has Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7i V6 2WD version, conversely the tardiest one is Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi VGT 4WD reaching this speed only in 12.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 190 km/h for the 2.7 petrol 189 hp version (Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7i V6 2WD) and the 2.7 petrol 6-cylinder 189 hp version (Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7i V6 4WD).

Lenght of Hyundai Santa FE is 468 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Hyundai Santa FE is about 7 cm longer than Honda CR-V, but 4 cm shorter than Mitsubishi Pajero. Hyundai Santa FE gross weight is 2520 kg, which is about 8 percent lighter than the average for this age and class. Hyundai Santa FE trunk space is 969 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 2274 litres.

This Hyundai is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4700 €. According to user reviews, average Hyundai Santa FE repair costs are 170 € per year. Users calculated Hyundai Santa FE 2006 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2800 € cost per year and 0.20 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 58%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 22% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Hyundai Santa FE for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Hyundai Santa FE prices and costs.

In user reviews Hyundai Santa FE received average grade 8.0 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. 83% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Hyundai Santa FE modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.2 CRDi VGT 2WD

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.2 Diesel 150 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.2 CRDi VGT 2WD 2.2 Diesel 150 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.2 CRDi VGT 4WD

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.2 Diesel 150 HP 7.3 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.2 CRDi VGT 4WD 2.2 Diesel 150 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.7i V6 2WD

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10 seconds
Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.7 Petrol 189 HP 10.1 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.7i V6 4WD 2.7 Petrol 189 HP 10.4 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Hyundai Santa Fe 2006 2.7i V6 4WD 2.7 Petrol 189 HP 10.6 l/100km Automatic (4) All wheel
Hyundai Santa FE service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Hyundai Santa FE safety

During safety testing Hyundai Santa FE has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Hyundai Santa FE is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with three stars.

Hyundai Santa FE prices

Hyundai Santa FE 2006 - 2010 crossover price in Latvia is from 2900 € to 6500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Hyundai Santa FE price is more below average - Hyundai Santa FE is approximately for 33 percents cheaper then average crossovers of this age (compare crossovers 2006 - 2010 prices). The reason of Hyundai Santa FE low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Hyundai Santa FE 2009 price 5000 € 6000 € 6500 €
Hyundai Santa FE 2008 price 3700 € 4600 € 5500 €
Hyundai Santa FE 2007 price 3000 € 4100 € 5000 €
Hyundai Santa FE 2006 price 2900 € 4200 € 5000 €

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Hyundai Santa FE reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Hyundai Santa FE reliability is very low. In the roadworthiness tests in 2012 defects were detected in an average of 11.9 percent of Hyundai Santa FE of this generation (on average 4 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 7.7%.

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Hyundai Santa FE 2006 features (options)

Percentage of Hyundai Santa FE with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
86%
Conditioning
79%
Metallic paint
64%
Rain sensor
61%
Roof bars (railings)
51%
Adjustable steering wheel
51%
Heated seats
48%
Cruise control
46%
Leather upholstery
43%
Electrically adjustable seats
37%
Rear parking sensors
29%
Dimming mirrors
15%
Sunroof
12%

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Hyundai Santa FE reviews

Total 26 Hyundai Santa FE owner reviews

Hyundai Santa FE 2008 Diesel 2 litres, Manual gearbox
Review - positive and negative sides
Purchase year:2015 age of car 7 years)Owned for20`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption:7.0 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs:3000 € (~ 3000 € per year)
Total car rating:
7
   female, age 36
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