> Wow, I didn't realize there was an entire forum dedicated to
> the Santa Fe, LET ALONE the Tucson. I'll check them out. I'm
> still in the early stages of my search. With the fuel economy
> issue, it all depends on driving style and location. For
> example, someone who's hard on the throttle would burn more
> fuel than someone who employs a lot of coasting when behind
> the wheel. Off-roading also burns more because the driver has
> to be heavier on the gas to go places. The Canadian mileage
> is pretty similar to my Sebring, which is a big bonus. I can
> calculate when I need to fill up and how far a tank of gas
> will go.
> I like the Hyundai SUV's because they look good. I know
> that's a bit vain, however if it looks like a box with wheel
> wells are you going to want to drive it?! Thought not. I
> hope to go on a couple of test drives in the next couple of
> months. That will be the swing vote.
> Thanks for the reply and links.
Just got my Santa Fe
Previously had a Mitsubishi Pajero (similar to Montero), with the
It was a great car, but the 2.7 Santa Fe returns 27 mpg(English
Gallon), which was better than the significantly heavier Pajero
The Santa Fe is very car-like to drive, and I am so far very impressed
The Pajero Owners Club website is brilliant
It all adds to the ownership experience.