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Hyundai Santa Fe 2001-2009 Haynes Service Repair Manual

About the Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is mostly a mid-size crossover SUV depending on the Hyundai Sonata platform. Named after the capital of scotland- Santa Fe, New Mexico, the sport was ultimately introduced for those who are 2001 model year as Hyundai's first SUV, released at once for the reason that Ford Escape/Mazda Tribute and Pontiac Aztek. The Capital Of New Mexico was a milestone involved in the company's restructuring program belonging to the late 1990s because, despite receiving criticism from journalists as a result of obscure looks, the SUV must have been a hit when using the American buyers. The SUV was so popular that now and again, Hyundai had trouble supplying the demand. The Santa Fe quickly became Hyundai's best seller and contributed to Hyundai's success nationwide. At the time of 2007, the mid-size crossover SUV Santa Fe falls between the compact SUV Tucson and the related luxury crossover SUV Veracruz (that led to preceded by the Terracan). The 2nd Gen Hyundai Capital Of New Mexico was awarded TWO THOUSAND AND EIGHT Consumer Reports "top pick" and was one of many top 10 vehicles for 2008 unveiled in to the magazine's issue. The magazine's annual ratings, in accordance with road tests and predicted safety and reliability, are viewed as highly influential among consumers.

The 2nd Gen Hyundai Santa Fe topped the �20 most cost effective 2009 vehicles to insure� list by Insure.com. As stated by research, the Capital Of New Mexico will probably be the least expensive vehicle to insure. Extremely low rates possess a tendency to reflect a cars and trucks safety. In its first year in production, the Capital Of New Mexico was offered with one of two engine and transmission combinations. In North America, a fuel-efficient 2.4 L four-cylinder engine was standard equipment and may also be mated with either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic. A 2,656 cc (2.656 L; 162.1 cu in) Delta V6 offered more power compared to a four-cylinder but was only available aided by the automatic. Front wheel drive was standard (with traction control optional along with the V6) and 4WD was optional. A 2.0 L Common Rail Turbo Diesel (CRTD) was offered outside the United States Of America. Australian Santa Fes went on sale in November 2000 with only one engine/transmission choice - a 2.7L V6 mated to somewhat of a four-speed semi-automatic transmission. 4WD was standard. A cheaper 2.4L four-cylinder joined to select from several months later in 2001, but was only available that has a manual transmission. The Santa Fe entered its second year which have no changes. Demand for all the Santa Fe kept up but owners had several suggested changes for Hyundai. In a very rare mid-year model change, Hyundai increased as big as the fuel tank from 17 to 19 U.S. gallons and reorganized the positioning of the badges located on the tailgate. The interior layout of the console as well as position associated with the clock were also changed.

In 2003, Hyundai taken care of immediately any of the customer complaints and suggestions for example the undeniable fact that the hood used a prop in addition to gas struts, there seemed to be no light in to the glove compartment, and the car itself did not have enough power. In 2003, Hyundai introduced the 3.5-liter V6 consequently the other two gas engines in North America. The bigger engine was included with a computer-controlled four-wheel drive system. Automatic transmission models were given a chrome shift gate surround instead of the matte silver plastic style used while in the 2001 and 2002 models. A Monsoon high-performance sound system came standard out in the mid-level GLS model and came with a 6-disc CD changer on the top-tier LX. Rounding out the changes while in the 2003 model was the discontinuation of the highly unpopular Pine Green which in a number of owner circles has gained the nickname 'Yucky Green'. In Australia, the four-cylinder Capital Of New Mexico was dropped in 2003, a consequence of slow sales, leaving the 2.7L V6 automatic given that the only model.

Hyundai continued to post sales records because of the Capital Of New Mexico the way it rolled into TWO THOUSAND AND FOUR with very minor changes. The manual climate controls on the base GL and mid-line GLS were revised very slightly. The remote keyless entry system was given a confirmation 'chirp' when the 'LOCK' button found on the remote was pressed twice.

Midway through the entire year the AM/FM antenna was moved from out in the glass involved in the rear drivers side window up to a three inch (76 mm) rubber antenna in the heart of the roof just above the tailgate.

The Capital Of New Mexico received its final face lift for 2005. Changes were in order to the grill, taillights, rear bumper, interior instrument cluster. The instrument cluster was redesigned with all the speedometer now reading 140 mph (earlier models only indicated 130 mph) along with a better-designed toll ticket slot in to the driver's sun visor. Both sun visors also received extensions so the sun is likely to be blocked out better when coming in away from the side. The beds base Capital Of New Mexico was discontinued that time, making way for any of the Tucson.

In Australia, all models received body-colored (painted) bumpers from TWO THOUSAND AND FIVE on. The color 'Sandstone' was discontinued in favor of a slightly different color named 'Mocha Frost'. The GL trim was dropped as was the four-cylinder engine and its particular respective 5-speed manual transmission. The 2.7 L V6 took over duties seeing that the base engine. A passenger airbag cutoff that prevents the airbag from deploying but if your seat is unoccupied (or occupied by just a small person) was also added. A 3-point seatbelt was in addition to the center rear seating position, as well. The calendar function, housed belonging to the overhead console was removed as well as a compass took its place.

A lot more year of the particular Capital Of New Mexico saw few changes. Two colors were discontinued for 2006, Merlot and Canyon Red. A rare color, Dark Emerald Green, was introduced mid-year. It didn't can be found in any sales brochures and can even have only been ordered by just a dealership. The LX trim level was renamed 'Limited' and got a corresponding tailgate badge, a first for a particular Capital Of New Mexico of any trim level. Another first was the available choices of a monochromatic paint scheme, a departure out of your contrasting gray cladding previously standard. The monochromatic option was only available found on the Limited in black. In total, these options ran 00, pushing the Santa Fe's total asking price to just about ,000.

In Europe, as an alternative to Santa Fe model was launched During month of April as a 2006 model, offering a new 2.2-litre diesel engine and updated 2.7-litre petrol V6.

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