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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 21/Comb 18 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 2.7 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Korea Country of Assembly: Korea

2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.9
Out of 10

Based on 677 Ratings for the 2001 - 2006 models.

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  • Value
    9.1/10
    Quality
    9.0/10
  • Reliability
    9.2/10
    Performance
    8.9/10
  • Comfort
    8.9/10
    Styling
    8.8/10

Only owner, all services maintained, new transmiss

By on Sunday, July 26, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 149,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Great buy."

Cons: "Outside paint faded."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Good, reliable, smooth ride, great power, comfortable, fold-down seats give room of a small truck for moving to Christmas trees. Would keep for grandson but need the money."

4 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Best car I've ever owned!

By on Friday, July 10, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 131,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Easy to drive, reliable"

Cons: "No cameras"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is the best vehicle I have ever owned. I have taken it on several trips from the Midwest to the South and moved many, many, things in it. Its a perfect size vehicle for a family, road trip, or for moving. The trunk holds plenty of space. I've even used it to lay in for a drive-in movie. It's reliable, and the only issue I have had with it is with it's alignment. The car actually has sensors on the gas and break that adjust to the driver."

2 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Loved This Vehicle

By on Saturday, June 13, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 126,500

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Excellent vehicle for travel and great on gas!"

Cons: "There aren't any!"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This vehicle was a great purchase. So much so that I'm looking into getting another Hyundai. I am thinking of downsizing though, I've driven an SUV for quite sometime that it is now the right time to downsize. This vehicle took me through many vacations, north and south and across country. This vehicle took me through several winters as well. A vehicle I could count on! This was an excellent purchase and I would recommend this vehicle to anyone. You won't be sorry! I only hope you have as much fun with your Hyundai as I had with mine!"

8 people out of 16 found this review helpful

Awesome car. Safe, dependable, comfortable.

By on Thursday, June 04, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 275,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Hyundais are one of the safest, most dependable"

Cons: "Has some wind noise."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have had this car since it was new. It now has 275,000 miles on it. No major repairs. Engine still runs good, needs an air conditioning motor at this point. This car has been so dependable and just kept going and going."

9 people out of 17 found this review helpful

This has been one of the best cars we've owned.

By on Thursday, May 21, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 193,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Reliable and fairly economical."

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"With a minimum of maintenance, this car has been very reliable and easy and fun to drive. We've taken long trips with it and have been comfortable with plenty of room for the two of us and the dog. The only items that have we've had to replace is the timing belt which we've changed every 60,000 miles. Overall MPG is around 25-27."

8 people out of 14 found this review helpful

Fun to drive.

By on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 160,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Fun to drive"

Cons: "Gas mileage for this car should be at least 26 hwy"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I bought this from a friend in 2010. Have not regreted it one bit. I had to buy this car because my much beloved Mitsubishi Galant (more on that one later) was totaled buy a deer. The 3.5L 6Cyl will stand up on its rear wheels! Gas mileage for this small (compared to todays)Sante Fe is only 24mpg and 25mpg on a good day. The Auto AC settings only work on the floor not in the panel where it should be. Once you set it, it maintains temp pretty good."

5 people out of 7 found this review helpful

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