Whether your idea of recreation is a night on the town or a day at the lake the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is the ideal SUV. If you yearn to traverse dirt trails that lead to your favourite lake, the Santa Fe Sport can be equipped with AWD, with spacious storage for all your gear. If you prefer the nightlife, the stylish Santa Fe Sport can be fitted with leather seating, a panoramic sunroof, and a 12-speaker Infinity premium audio system.

The versatile 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV is available with one of two engines. There’s the normally-aspirated 2.4 L Theta II DOHC four cylinder that develops a robust 185 horsepower mated to a six-speed Automatic with SHIFTRONIC Manual Mode giving the driver more control. Optional is the 240 horsepower 2.0 L Turbo-GDI Theta II DOHC four-cylinder engine with the same six-speed manual. The Santa Fe Sport equipped with the 2.4 L engine and FWD achieve fuel economy of City/Hwy/ Combined 11.1/8.6/10.0*

There are also two choices when it comes to the drivetrain of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. There’s the standard front-wheel drive system (FWD) and the available Active Cornering Control AWD, which improves traction and cornering capabilities. In low grip situations, sensors trigger the system to transfer incremental engine torque to the rear wheels while applying braking force to the inside rear wheel. This system greatly enhances vehicle stability as well as helps provide the driver peace of mind.

The interior of the spacious Hyundai Santa Fe Sport provides for 1003 L of cargo space behind the rear seats, second row up, 2025 L behind front seats. And if that weren’t enough, there’s cargo area under floor storage as well. And for even more flexibility, the rear seat folds in a 40/20/40 configuration.

All but the entry level 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport model come equipped with a heated leather steering wheel and leather gearshift knob. Heated seats for driver as well as front and rear seat passengers are standard. Ventilated front seats are available in certain models.

The available Touchscreen Navigation System isn’t just for directing you to your destination. It can also help you locate gas stations, ATMs, and even restaurants. Beyond navigation it can stream music from

Many vehicles today are utilized by more than one driver. If you’re switching drivers often, particularly if there’s a difference in height, there’s an available Two-Driver Memory System that, with the touch of a button, the Integrated Memory System resets the seating position and side mirror settings to the settings you’ve set to memory.

The available Smart Power Liftgate utilizes sensors to identify if you’re standing within three feet of the rear hatch with the proximity key in your possession. No extra motion, such as a kick, is required – the hatch opens automatically. And if you park in a low garage, no worry as there is a height-adjustable function that limits how high the liftgate will open.

The Santa Fe Sport is loaded with the latest safety features throughout the vehicle. These available features include Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist, a Multi-view 360 degree Camera System, Rear Parking Sensors, Smart Cruise Control with stop/start capability, and Dynamic Bending Light.

We’ve just scratched the surface of what’s available in the spacious 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV. To get the whole story, come see the experts at Mississauga Hyundai 3045 Glen Erin Drive.

*Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Government of Canada approved criteria and testing methods. Vehicle’s actual fuel consumption may vary.