But those who only need seating for five now have the option to get their hands on the Santa Fe Sport, which will start from $24,450 excluding an $825 delivery and handling fee. The smaller crossover can be had with either a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder with 190-hp in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, or a 2.0-liter, turbo-four with 264-hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. The 2.0T model starts at $27,700.
All models are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, while the all-wheel drive option is available for $1,750 more. Estimated fuel figures for the 2.4-liter is 23-mpg city, 33-mpg highway, while the 2.0T gets 22-mpg city, 31-mpg highway.
Standard on the 2.4-liter model are 17-inch wheels, Hill-Start Assist Control, Downhill Brake Control, front, side, curtain and driver’s airbags, LED brake and headlight accents, remote keyless entry system with alarm, power windows and doors, A/C, and a six-speaker audio system with Bluetooth.
Those who opt for the more expensive and performance-oriented 2.0T get themselves 19-inch wheels, push-button start, electroluminescent gauge cluster with color LCD trip computer, and chrome exhaust tips.