2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a base price of $25,605 (including destination costs), making it $50 higher than the all-new midsize crossover that came out last year. Because of the new standard equipment, the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T models are priced considerably higher to $31,305 (with a $2500 increase).
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is offered with a two four-cylinder engines: a 2.4-liter direct-injected engine with 190 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque; and an optional turbocharged 2.0-liter delivering 264 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. The two engines are partnered with a six-speed automatic and can feature either front-wheel-drive, or four-wheel-drive (which adds $1750 to the base price). The 2014 model received slight modifications, ranging from new safety and convenience features to some changes in its packages.
For $1150 extra, the standard 2.4L Santa Fe Sport is fitted with the Popular Equipment package that gives it the 4.3-inch touchscreen audio display and backup camera. These used to be offered under the Premium Package. Meanwhile, the Premium Package, which costs $3200, features rear window shades and blind spot detection.
The $3200 Technology Package includes ventilated front seats with memory on the driver’s side and rear parking sensors. The major price increase for the Santa Fe Sport 2.0T models is justified as they used to have 2.4L Popular Equipment features as standard but the 2014 models will have the 2.4L Premium Package equipment as standard.
The vehicle gains leather, keyless entry and push button start, a power passenger seat, and dual-zone climate control. The $4350 Technology Package is now the lone option offered for 2.0T models.
It features HID headlights and LED taillights for 2014 on top of navigation, an Infinity audio system, a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, and heated rear seats. The Santa Fe Sport 2.0T models will have 18-inch wheels as standard. The 19-inch wheels which used to be standard on 2.0T models are now available under the Technology Package.
All Hyundai Santa Fe models provide an optional multifunction eight-inch touch-screen display with navigation. This third-generation display highlights a less complex UI, improved voice recognition commands, and enhanced navigation screens. The system is more natural to use for commonly utilized tasks. Basic pop-up messages now appear to help pair a phone. The voice recognition software comprehends road locations and urban areas all in one sentence. The route screens show speed limits and details the next three moves. One or two presses of a button now complete most functions.
HD Radio innovation is likewise incorporated into all Santa Fe displays. A HD Radio symbol on the display shows up beside the channel frequency to inform the user that this station is broadcasting in HD.
All models are available with four sound systems. Standard equipment includes an AM/FM/Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 sound system with six-speakers and iPod/USB/helper input jacks. The improved sound system boasts a 4.3-inch full color LCD screen with HD Radio and rear view camera. The third system comprises of the Gen 3.0 Navigation unit with Dimension audio with 10 speakers. Finally, the superior navigation system integrates an Infinity 550-watt, Logic 7 surround sound audio system with 12 speakers, including an eight-inch subwoofer and external amplifier is available.
A SiriusXM Satellite Radio interface is incorporated into each head unit and highlights station logos and Data services, such as NavWeather, Stock Ticker, and Sports Ticker. A Bluetooth hands-free telephone system with voice recognition, address book download and sound streaming is likewise installed. Both navigation systems incorporate rear-view camera output. Blue Link turn-by-turn navigation is default on all Santa Fe models (complimentary trial period).