Driving Impressions

The Santa Fe is one of the friendliest and easiest of the smaller SUVs to drive, and it handles adeptly and performs admirably. Its bulging fenders, which are uncommon on SUVs, actually make a difference in judging the vehicle’s position. This SUV is appropriately spacious, and it runs quietly. It also delivers an appealing ride.

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    Lubrication chart
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    Automatic Transaxle Fluid
    The fluid level should be in the “HOT” range of the dipstick, after the engine and transaxle are at normal operating temperature. Check the automatic transaxle fluid level with the engine running ...

    Engine compartment fuse replacement
    1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off. 2. Remove the fuse panel cover by pressing the tab and pulling up. 3. Check the removed fuse; replace it if it is blown. To remove or insert ...