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Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid

Plug-in Hybrid

EV=30mi
Total=420mi
Range

Seats 5

31.9ft3 Cargo

L=188.4
W=74.8
H=67.3

13.8kWh Battery

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe now comes in a Plug-In Hybrid. The PHEV’s drivetrain sends a combined HP of 261 to all four wheels, providing an EPA-estimated 76 MPGe, 33 MPG combined city/highway, 31 miles of pure electric driving range, and 440 miles of total range.

This new-for-2022 Hyundai Plug-In Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient version of the company’s popular SUV/crossover. The 5-seater Santa Fe is larger than any typical compact crossover, but not as big as Hyundai’s Palisade, which offers three rows of seating. The Santa Fe PHEV was named Kelley Blue Book’s Best Buy for its class in 2021.

By driving a Santa Fe Plug-In, you’ll save $3,750 in fuel costs over 5 years, compared to driving an average new gas-powered vehicle. The e-mobility car is available for a Federal Tax Credit of up to $6,587, and is eligible for HOV stickers.

The Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid comes in two trims: SEL Convenience (MSRP: $39,350), and Limited (MSRP: $ 45,360).

Both trims come with HTRAC All Wheel Drive standard, a Hands-free smart liftgate with auto open,⁠ a Hyundai Digital Key, heated front seats, a Bluetooth hands-free phone system, Steering-wheel-mounted audio, cruise and Bluetooth controls, a Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, plus Android Auto & Apple CarPlay.

For families of 4 or 5, this PHEV provides generous cargo space, offering 36.4 cubic feet behind the 2nd row of seats and a total cargo volume of 72.1 cubic feet with the rear seats lowered. “Enough legroom for an NBA player,” says motortrend.com. “A spacious interior is one of our favorite things about the Hyundai Santa Fe. Front legroom is exceptional, and the cargo area is huge. The Santa Fe PHEV beats or ties the Toyota Venza in every measurement.”

Concerning interior comfort, marketwatch.com’s Colin Ryan says: “Hyundai vehicles are becoming more upscale. Not so long ago, if we had seen an interior with a 12.3-inch digital driver information display, 10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen, heated rear seats, and a 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, we would have assumed it was something like a BMW. Now these things are in a Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid. Even the “entry-level” SEL has most of the above, along with soft-touch plastics and an overall design that’s both logical and leaning toward luxurious. Limited trim adds leather seating surfaces and a panoramic sunroof. Neither version has a gear lever. A shift-by-wire arrangement frees up space in the center console for things like a wireless charging compartment. Clever packaging has ensured that passenger and cargo space doesn’t suffer from the addition of plug-in hybrid hardware.”

The Santa Fe SUV PHEV tows loads of up to 2,000 lbs and comes standard with standard Trailer Sway Control. When it senses your trailer swaying, the ESC (Electronic Stability Control) light flashes, throttle is reduced and brakes engage, stabilizing SANTA FE Plug-in Hybrid and your trailer.

The car’s regenerative braking converts the wheels’ mechanical energy into electricity and stores it in the battery. Using a 220V/240V outlet, you’ll get an estimated full-charge time of 4 hours.⁠

A hands-free, gesture-free smart liftgate is a next-level convenience that comes standard and isn’t available on the Toyota RAV4 Prime. Nor is Hyundai Digital Key, a “class exclusive.” Digital Key makes your smartphone the key to unlocking you doors, starting your engine and sharing your car with other drivers. It’s the fob of the future.

Remote Smart Parking Assist can help you out with a tough parking situation without you even being inside the TUCSON Plug-in Hybrid. Just press the Smart Key button while standing outside the compact SUV, and you can remotely park it into a tight spot. Another push of the button and it easily drives out of the parking space.⁠


Every electrified Santa Fe comes with Hyundai Smart Sense driver-assist features which employ sensors, cameras and radar to make your driving experience far safer. The SUV’s comprehensive array of safety and driver assistance features includes:
• Rear child safety locks
• Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with 4-wheel disc brakes
• Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Brake Assist (BA)
• Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
• Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire indicator
• Hillstart Assist Control (HAC)
• Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
• Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
• Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
• Parking Distance Warning – Reverse
• Ultrasonic Rear Occupant Alert (Ultrasonic ROA)
• Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) w/ Pedestrian, Cyclist, and Junction Turning Detection
• Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go
• Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
• Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
• Safe Exit Assist (SEA)
• Lane Following Assist (LFA)
• Rear View Monitor (RVM) with parking guidance


WRITTEN NOVEMBER 2021

Specs

Performance:

  • Engine: Inline 4-cylinder turbo Plug-in Hybrid
  • Displacement (liters): 1.6
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 178 @ 5500
  • Torque (lb.-ft. @ RPM): 195 @ 1500-4500
  • Compression ratio: 10.5:1
  • DOHC 16-valve
  • Electric motor power output: 66.9kW (90 hp)
  • Electric motor torque (lb.-ft.): 224 lb.-ft.
  • Lithium-ion polymer battery
  • Voltage: 360V (max)
  • Battery system capacity: 13.8 kWh
  • Combined MPG: 33
  • MPGe: 76
  • All-Electric Range (miles): 30
  • HTRAC All Wheel Drive (AWD)
  • 6-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC
  • Drive Mode Select
  • Shift-by-Wire
  • Paddle shifters
  • Body type: 5-passenger crossover
  • Body construction: Unibody, high-strength steel
  • Front suspension: MacPherson struts with gas-filled damper and stabilizer bar
  • Rear suspension: Multi-link with gas shock absorber and stabilizer bar
  • Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS)
  • Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.): 37.4
  • Towing capacity with trailer brakes (lbs.): 2000
  • Towing capacity without trailer brakes (lbs.): 1650
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • 4-pin trailer wire connection
  • 19-inch alloy wheels with 235/55 R19 tires
  • Tire Mobility Kit

Interior:

  • Cloth seating
  • 8-way power driver seat
  • Driver seat 2-way power lumbar
  • Heated front seats
  • 60/40 split fold-flat seats with recline & adjustable head restraints
  • Power release (folding) 2nd-row seats
  • 8-inch color touchscreen audio: AM/FM Audio System
  • Wireless Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Dual front/rear 2.1-amp USB outlets (1x power/data & 3x power)
  • Rear Seat Quiet Mode
  • Bluelink Connected Car Service
  • Bluelink Connected Care Package (3-year complimentary service)
  • Bluelink Remote Package (3-year complimentary service)
  • Proximity Key entry with push button start
  • Rear View Monitor with parking guidance
  • Wireless device charging (for supported devices)
  • Cloth headline
  • Dual automatic temperature control
  • External temperature display
  • 2nd-row HVAC vents
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone system
  • Steering-wheel-mounted audio, cruise and Bluetooth controls
  • Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Power windows with driver auto-down/up
  • Power door and liftgate locks
  • Proximity Key entry with push button start
  • Manual rear side sunshades
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink
  • Adjustable front-seat shoulder belt anchors
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners and load limiters
  • LATCH lower anchors and upper tether anchors
  • Power window lock-out button
  • Rear child safety locks
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Brake Assist (BA)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire indicator
  • Hillstart Assist Control (HAC)
  • Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Parking Distance Warning – Reverse
  • Ultrasonic Rear Occupant Alert (Ultrasonic ROA)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) w/ Pedestrian, Cyclist, and Junction Turning Detection
  • Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Safe Exit Assist (SEA)
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Rear View Monitor (RVM) with parking guidance

Exterior:

  • LED headlights with LED accents
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Side mirror approach lights (puddle lamps)
  • Roof-mounted Center High-Mount Stop Light (CHMSL)
  • Automatic headlights
  • LED taillights
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Bodycolor side mirrors
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Side mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators
  • Chrome accent front grille
  • Solar control front glass
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Acoustic-laminated front side glass
  • Front 2-speed/variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Intermittent rear window wiper/washer
  • Rear spoiler
  • Roof rails
  • Hands-free smart liftgate with auto open & adjustable height setting
  • Hyundai Digital Key
  • Roof antenna, shark-fin
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