Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV: A Midsize SUV

The Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV is a midsize SUV with a combination of value, interior space, and features.

Midsize SUV

It offers the same price as Toyota's compact RAV4 Prime plug-in but with midsize cabin space.

Value, space, features

The PHEV version has a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a more powerful electric motor than the regular hybrid.

Powerful engine/motor

The PHEV has a total system output of 261 horsepower, which is 35 horsepower more than the regular hybrid.

261 horsepower

The PHEV has a larger battery than the regular hybrid, giving it an all-electric range of 31 miles.

31-mile electric range

The Santa Fe PHEV is significantly quicker than the regular hybrid, with a 0-60 mph time of 7.0 seconds and a quarter-mile time of 15.2 seconds at 93.1 mph.

Quicker than regular hybrid

It's not as fast as the non-hybrid 2.5T, which made 60 in 6.2 seconds and ran the quarter in 14.6.

Good braking performance

Overall, the Santa Fe PHEV offers good performance for a vehicle in its class, with a spacious and high-luxe interior and a commutable all-electric range.

Spacious, high-luxe interior