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GENERAL INFORMATIONExplorer BaseSanta Fe SE
MSRP$31,050$30,400
ClassMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUV
Rating8 of 109 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESExplorer BaseSanta Fe SE
2.3-liter I4 turbo (280 hp)OptionalNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]19 / 27---
3.3-liter V6 (290 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---18 / 25
3.5-liter V6 (290 hp)StandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]17 / 24---
TRANSMISSIONS
6-speed automaticStandardStandard
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer BaseSanta Fe SE
Length [in.]198.3193.1
Width [in.]78.974.2
Height [in.]70.066.5
Wheelbase [in.]112.8110.2
Front Track [in.]67.064.1
Rear Track [in.]67.064.5
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Fog LightsNot AvailableStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsNot AvailableStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer BaseSanta Fe SE
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]150.3146.6
Seating Cap.77
Head Room Front [in.]41.439.6
Head Room Rear [in.]40.639.4
Head Room Third [in.]37.835.7
Leg Room Front [in.]42.941.3
Leg Room Rear [in.]39.541.3
Leg Room Third [in.]33.331.5
Shoulder Room Front [in.]61.559.4
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]61.058.6
Shoulder Room Third [in.]50.853.9
Hip Room Front [in.]57.356.7
Hip Room Rear [in.]56.855.4
Hip Room Third [in.]40.744.1
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]21.013.5
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Rear Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandard
Garage-door TransmitterNot AvailableStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsNot AvailableStandard
Heated Driver SeatNot AvailableStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
Heated Passenger SeatNot AvailableStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandard
Folding Rear SeatNot AvailableStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardNot Available
Third Row Bench SeatStandardStandard
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandard
HD RadioNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radioNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radio capabilityStandardNot Available
Internet AccessNot AvailableStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandard
SAFETY FEATURESExplorer BaseSanta Fe SE
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlStandardNot Available
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardStandard
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineFWDFWD
LedheadlightsStandardNot Available
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Security SystemNot AvailableStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardNot Available
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
TrackerNot AvailableStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]4,4093,933
GVWR [lbs.]6,1605,512
Coefficient of Drag---0.34
Towing Capacity [lbs.]5,0005,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]18.618.8
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandard
TIRES
Front P235/60 TR18Not AvailableStandard
Front P245/60 HR18StandardNot Available
Rear P235/60 TR18Not AvailableStandard
Rear P245/60 HR18StandardNot Available
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardNot Available
Rear Disc BrakesNot AvailableStandard