2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV Crossover

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 Pros Front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive can be configured for all trims.

 Pros There was immediate power from the turbocharged engine when opening up the throttle.

 Pros Its handling was composed when going through the corner.

 Pros The brake pedal had enough firmness to make the stopping force easy to modulate.

 Pros The base trim has a good amount of additional features that can be added.

 Pros Excellent safety ratings provide a sense of security to the potential buyer.

 Pros Entering the cabin was easy with doors that open wide and a low step-in height.

 Pros The legroom and headroom were generous even for the taller passenger.

 Pros The seats were supportive and remained comfortable on longer trips.

 Pros Impacts were dampened enough to not feel harsh in the ride quality.

 Cons There was turbo lag present in the low-end of the rev range.

 Cons Body roll was evident and restrained its cornering ability.

 Cons The steering was not the most accurate and disengaged at times.

 Cons Choosing a sportier driving mode increased the steering effort too much.

 Cons The auto showed a wobble when braking hard and the brake pedal was soft at first.

 Cons The base trim does not have options for bigger wheels.

 Cons Rear doors were a little long and did not open enough in tight parking spaces.

 Cons There is no third row of seats available.

 Cons The fuel efficiency of the available engines is lower compared to the Santa Fe Sport's competition.