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2012 Hyundai Santa Fe - Fuel Economy / MPG

 
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The 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe might straddle the line between compact and mid-size, but its gas mileage is mid-size all the way.
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19 mpg city, 26 highway (four-cyl manual, front-wheel drive); 20/28 (four-cyl auto, FWD); 20/26 (V-6 auto, FWD); 20/25 (four-cyl auto, 4WD); 20/26 (V-6 auto, 4WD)
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For most crossovers in this class, if you go with the smaller four-cylinder engine you'll get a greener, more fuel-efficient vehicle. But that's not so much the case here; with its base engine, you might eke out a mile or two better per gallon if you drive gently, but with all-wheel drive, the V-6 is actually slightly better on gas.

Overall, with EPA ratings of either 19 or 20 mpg in the city and 25 to 28 on the highway, the Santa Fe is about as good on gas as a full-size sedan—typical for a mid-size crossover, though you have to keep in mind that with the Santa Fe you don't get the added flexibility of a third-row seat.

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The 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe might straddle the line between compact and mid-size, but its gas mileage is mid-size all the way.

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