The 2nd generation of the Santa Fe has a cumulative PainRank™ of 21.24. That can be compared against other Hyundai generations. Shopping for a Hyundai? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2007–2012 Santa Fe model years have sent in 510 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (31%) followed by the fuel system (19%) and the interior (15%).