Is the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe a powerful SUV?

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe engine options and performance ratings

The Hyundai Santa Fe might be classified as a compact SUV, but don’t let that fool you into thinking that it’s not as capable as its larger industry competitors. There’s much to talk about regarding what’s lying under the hood, so let’s jump right in – join Coastal Hyundai today as we run you through the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe engine options and performance ratings!

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe engine specs by trim level

For the 2019 model year, the Santa Fe brings five trim levels (SE, SEL, SEL Plus, Limited, and Ultimate) to the table, all of which offer a base 2.4-liter Inline 4 engine. This motor is capable of cranking out up to 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque, which is more than enough to handle just about every adventure or trip you’re looking to take on.

Front view of red 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe driving on city road

Still, there’s another option that the 2019 Santa FE brings to the fold. Upgrade to its Limited 2.0T or Ultimate 2.0T trim, and you’ll be in line for (no surprise) a 2.0-liter DOHC turbocharged engine! It’s able to produce 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet, firmly embedding the 2019 Santa Fe at the top of the compact SUV class. Plus, with a maximum towing capacity of 1,138 pounds, there’s little that you can’t accomplish with it by your side.

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Test drive the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe at Coastal Hyundai in Melbourne FL

The only way to truly see the 2019 Santa Fe’s full power on display is by driving it for yourself, which is something we’re happy to help with. Contact Coastal Hyundai to schedule a test drive today, and we’ll be ready to give you the ins and outs of this industry leader.

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