2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport driving on an off-road trail

Impressive towing capacity and powerful capability helps make 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport a top pick for new crossover SUV

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Capability and Towing Capacity 

If you’ve been searching for a new compact crossover SUV that can offer you the power and capability you need to tow heavy trailers and maintain superior traction control on the road, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a perfect choice. The following information will help you learn more about the towing capacity of the new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and its impressive capability. 

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Towing Power 

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport parked on a beachThe 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is an incredibly capable crossover SUV thanks to its available all-wheel-drive system and it’s two available engine options that provide you with the power and torque you need to tow heavy trailers with ease. The two engine options that are available in the new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport include a 2.4-liter GDI DOHC four-cylinder that puts out 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque and a 2.0-liter turbo GDI DOHC that cranks out an impressive 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Choosing the more powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine in your new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will give you a maximum tow rating of up to 3,500 pounds while the 2.4-liter engine delivers a tow rating of up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped. 

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport All-Wheel Capability 

The all-wheel-drive system that is available in the new 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport automatically routes power to the wheels with the best traction to help give you more control on slick road surfaces. For maximum traction control, you can lock the torque-split yourself to get a continuous 50/50 power split between the front and rear wheels. 

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