2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Styling

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The stylish looks of the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe won over reviewers across the board.

According to, the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe is considered a crossover "because of its unibody construction that combines the body and frame in one piece," while giving "the Santa Fe the ride and handling characteristics of a sedan rather than a truck."

Think of the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe as a fashionable everyday wear; you won’t stand out, but you’ll fit in nicely no matter where you go.

The 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe returns in the larger, prettier form it adopted in 2007. "The Santa Fe was upgraded to a midsize [crossover] model from its previous compact size" and that it has a "more-aggressive look,” says

Hyundai gets kudos for looking "more and more like refined machines and less like the plasticky econoboxes the company put out in the 1980s and '90s,” says, adding that it has "lines that flow gracefully into each other."

ConsumerGuide says the "styling slightly interferes with visibility to right rear and directly astern," while notes that "it has more the profile of a sporty station wagon than that of a traditional body-on-frame SUV." likes the body style since it is "more aerodynamic, with a lower coefficient of drag."

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