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The new Hyundai Santa Fe near Fort Mill, SC is a well-regarded midsize SUV. The new model features the option to get a hybrid powertrain for the first time. You can still choose to get a gasoline-powered Santa Fe as well. There is a new trim level that you can get in the newest edition of the Santa FE, which is called the XRT. This trim level has more rugged styling and off-road features that enhance its capability beyond what the other Santa Fe models provide.


Design for the Santa Fe varies slightly based on the trim level that you get. However, the Santa Fe overall has a contemporary look with plenty of attractive chrome accents and features that combine safety and function.

  • The SE is the base model of the Santa Fe. The SE comes with 18-inch wheels finished in alloy. It also has LED headlights. 
  • The SEL is the second trim in the lineup. It comes with some additional amenities, including roof rails and heated side mirrors. 
  • The XRT model adds some more off-road features including custom side steps and a dark exterior trim. The XRT also has 18-inch wheels, but its wheels have a distinctive trim-exclusive finish. Body-colored door handles give the XRT a clean and streamlined appearance. 
  • The Limited model gets upgraded LED headlights. It has rain-sensing automatic windshield wipers as well. This model also has larger 19-inch wheels. 
  • The Calligraphy model is at the top of the lineup. This trim level features unique exterior detailing and even larger 20-inch wheels.

Moving up the trims allows you to opt for additional amenities to enhance your Hyundai Santa Fe. If you get the Convenience Package, which is available on the SEL and above, you can get a hands-free liftgate and soundproof front windows. Another package you can get is the Premium Package, which adds a panoramic sunroof.

No matter which model you choose, you'll surely turn heads around Charlotte driving the attractive Hyundai Santa Fe.


There are several different engines that you can get with the Hyundai Santa FE. The base engine is a 2.5-liter gasoline engine with four-cylinders. This engine generates 191 horsepower in maximum power and just over 180 pound-feet of torque. It comes with an eight-speed automatic for its standard transmission.

If you upgrade to the Limited model you'll get a more powerful turbo engine. The engine under the hood of the Limited is also a four-cylinder, but it produces more power at 281 horsepower. You'll get up to 311 pound-feet of torque with this engine, which also has an automatic transmission. The maximum towing capacity that you can get with a properly equipped Hyundai Santa Fe is 3,500 pounds.


The Hyundai Santa Fe is loaded with a number of safety aids, including a driver attention warning system, lane-keep assist, forward collision mitigation, and adaptive cruise control. All these features are standard at the base level. An automated parking system, surround-view camera, and blind-spot camera are features that are added to higher-end trim levels of the Hyundai Santa Fe.


All models of the Hyundai Santa Fe come with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® in wireless form. There are four USB ports in the Santa Fe, including two in front and two in the back. A wireless phone charging pad is included in the SEL trim and above.

Trim Levels

The Hyundai Santa Fe comes in several trim levels. 

  • The SE, which is the base model, comes with stain-resistant upholstery. A split-folding rear seat is also standard, and the base trim comes with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®. 
  • The SEL trim that follows adds heated seats and wireless phone charging capabilities. 
  • Most upgrades with the XRT are made to the exterior, including roof rails and dark trim accents. 
  • The Limited gets climate-controlled seating and more safety aids. 
  • Premium leather upholstery is added to the Calligraphy trim, which also gets ambient interior lighting and a head-up display for its infotainment system.

Contact us to learn more about the Hyundai Santa Fe at Keith Hawthorne Hyundai of Gastonia near Fort Mill, SC today.

  1. Keith Hawthorne Hyundai of Gastonia

    4712 Wilkinson Blvd
    Gastonia, NC 28056

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