Running costs

The new Hyundai Santa Fe proves that exceptional performance and a high specification need not come at the expense of running costs or a sky-high purchase price. Despite the improvements in equipment levels and drivability, prices are actually lower compared with the outgoing model.

The entry-level five-seat manual 2.2 CRDi Hyundai Santa Fe Style starts at £21,495 (at the higher 17.5% VAT rate).

Significant improvements in economy and emissions have pulled back running costs for the Hyundai Santa Fe and service intervals have been doubled to 20,000 miles, helping to slash maintenance bills. Company car drivers with P11Ds to consider will find the lower price and CO2 levels reduces their contribution further still, with the Hyundai Santa Fe dropping from 29% to 26% tax rates - saving company car drivers hundreds in tax every year. Indeed the Hyundai Santa Fe is not just more efficient at tax avoidance than other 4x4 rivals; it can also now be a real alternative to MPVs and estate cars.

Residual values are also expected to improve still further due to the enhanced specification and lower prices, placing it amongst the best in class for retained value. And of course, the Hyundai Santa Fe enjoys the legendary five years unlimited mileage warranty for the ultimate peace of mind.

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