The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV comes equipped with a 2-liter I4 that makes 240 hp @ 6000 rpm horsepower and 160 lb.-ft. @ 1450 rpm of torque. The car takes 8.2 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 16.45 seconds.

The Hyundai also offers another engine. It is an 2.4-liter I4 that spills out 185 hp @ 6000 rpm horsepower and 178 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm of torque. This powertrain is available with the 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) and helps the car to reach from 0-60 MPH in 8.2 seconds. The Hyundai Santa Fe SUV covers the quarter-mile run in just 16.45 seconds.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.4 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
Ultimate 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
Ultimate 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)8.3 sec16.4 sec145 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
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Considering the acceleration figures, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV isn't the best performer amongst the competitors and takes its time to reach 60MPH from naught. Even in the quarter-mile run, the car is an average performer and won't pin any excitement meter around. The fastest car of the lot is 2018 Jeep Cherokee which is just a tad bit quicker than the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV and does the 0-60 MPH run in 3.3 seconds. It also reaches the quarter-mile mark faster than the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV.
During our emergency braking test, 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV takes forever to come to a complete stop. The brake pedal is on the tighter side and the feedback is minimal. Even though the car stops in a no-nonsense manner it is relatively the slowest to stop from 60MPH to zero amongst the competitors. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson takes a meager 99 feet to halt from 60MPH which is a lot quicker than any other rival in the segment.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec16.4 - 16.5 sec-145 ft.
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec13.2 sec-110 ft.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec16.7 - 16.9 sec-125 ft.
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec15.5 sec181 ft.-
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec14.6 sec-120 ft.
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec-137 ft.
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec14.8 sec177 ft.-
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec15.2 - 17 sec-132 - 133 ft.
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec15.7 sec174 ft.-
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec171 ft.-
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec168 ft.-
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec16 - 16.6 sec175 ft.-
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec17.1 sec-126 ft.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec16.2 - 16.5 sec-118 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec15.6 - 16 sec-139 ft.
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec15.3 sec177 ft.-
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec16.3 - 16.9 sec-134 ft.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec16.5 sec187 ft.-
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec15.6 sec184 ft.-
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec16.2 sec-135 ft.
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec15.7 - 16.3 sec-119 ft.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec14.9 - 15.3 sec-120 ft.
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec16 sec182 ft.-
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec15.9 - 16.7 sec-129 ft.
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec17.4 sec-121 ft.
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec16.8 - 17 sec-138 ft.
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec17.3 sec-125 ft.
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec-108 ft.
2018 Mazda CX-97 - 7.5 sec15.5 - 15.9 sec168 ft.-
2018 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7.2 sec15.5 sec181 ft.-
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec15 sec-126 ft.
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec17.5 sec-137 ft.
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 - 16.7 sec-144 ft.
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec15.4 sec-130 ft.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec16.4 - 17.3 sec-137 ft.
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec15.7 sec176 ft.-
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec16.6 sec-127 ft.
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec-115 ft.
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec17.5 - 18.2 sec-120 ft.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec16.7 sec158 ft.-
2018 Buick Envision7 sec14.9 sec162 ft.-
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec15.3 sec-114 ft.
2018 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec15.6 - 17.4 sec-125 ft.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV8.6 - 9.2 sec16.7 - 17.2 sec158 ft.-
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec15.1 - 16.9 sec-119 ft.
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec16.4 sec181 ft.-
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec14.9 - 15.9 sec-128 ft.
2018 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec15.8 sec-125 ft.
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec15.9 sec-99 ft.
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec16 sec-127 ft.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid SUV9 sec16.8 sec-138 ft.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec15.9 sec-125 ft.

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
Ultimate 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
Ultimate 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)7.6 sec15.9 sec145 ft.
4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)8 sec16.5 sec145 ft.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 GMC Acadia6.5 sec15 sec-126 ft.
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 - 10 sec17.5 - 17.6 sec-137 ft.
2017 Jeep Compass8.4 - 10.5 sec16.6 - 17.8 sec-144 ft.
2017 GMC Terrain6.8 sec15.4 sec-130 ft.
2017 Toyota RAV48.3 - 9.3 sec16 - 17 sec175 ft.-
2017 Buick Encore7.8 - 10.7 sec16.2 - 17.9 sec-127 ft.
2017 Subaru Forester6.8 - 7.5 sec15.5 - 16 sec-115 ft.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 - 9.5 sec16.5 - 17.5 sec-118 ft.
2017 Buick Envision7 - 7.1 sec14.9 - 15.4 sec162 ft.-
2017 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.6 sec15.1 - 16.8 sec-114 ft.
2017 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec15.6 - 17.4 sec-125 ft.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox9.2 sec16.9 sec-119 ft.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe7.3 - 8.4 sec15.8 - 16.5 sec187 ft.-
2017 Mazda CX-38.2 sec16.4 sec181 ft.-
2017 Jeep Wrangler7.5 sec15.3 sec-128 ft.
2017 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec15.8 sec-125 ft.
2017 Hyundai Tucson7.6 - 7.9 sec15.9 - 16.2 sec-99 ft.
2017 Ford Explorer5.8 - 7.7 sec14.4 - 16 sec-127 ft.
2017 Kia Niro hybrid SUV8.6 - 9.6 sec16.7 - 17.3 sec-138 ft.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder7.4 - 7.6 sec15.7 - 15.9 sec-125 ft.
2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7 - 7.2 sec15.4 - 15.5 sec181 ft.-
2017 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec17.5 sec-137 ft.
2017 Dodge Durango4.6 - 7.8 sec13.2 - 16 sec-110 ft.
2017 Honda Pilot6 - 6.5 sec14.6 - 14.8 sec-120 ft.
2017 Dodge Journey7.9 - 9.5 sec14.8 - 16.1 sec177 ft.-
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec15.7 sec176 ft.-
2017 Kia Sorento7.2 sec15.7 sec174 ft.-
2017 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec171 ft.-
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 - 7.6 sec12 - 15.9 sec168 ft.-
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander7.6 - 8.6 sec16 - 16.7 sec158 ft.-
2017 Jeep Renegade9.3 - 10.3 sec17.1 - 17.9 sec-126 ft.
2017 Ford Edge7.2 sec15.3 sec177 ft.-
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec16.5 sec-134 ft.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.6 - 8 sec15.9 - 16.5 sec-145 ft.
2017 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.6 sec15.6 - 17.1 sec184 ft.-
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec16.3 sec-119 ft.
2017 Chevrolet Traverse6.5 sec15.1 sec-120 ft.
2017 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.3 sec16 - 16.3 sec182 ft.-
2017 Jeep Patriot10.9 sec17.7 sec166 ft.-
2017 Honda CR-V7.5 - 7.6 sec15.9 - 16 sec-129 ft.
2017 Chevrolet Trax9.3 - 10.1 sec17.1 - 17.4 sec-121 ft.
2017 Honda HR-V10 sec17.3 sec-125 ft.
2017 Jeep Cherokee3.3 - 7.5 sec11.7 - 15.8 sec-108 ft.
2017 Mazda CX-96.8 - 7.5 sec15.4 - 15.9 sec168 ft.-
2017 Toyota Highlander7 - 7.2 sec15.5 - 15.6 sec181 ft.-

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)7.8 sec18.9 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)7.8 sec18.9 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)7.8 sec18.9 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)7.8 sec18.9 sec127 ft.

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Kia Sorento7.1 - 9.6 sec15.7 - 17 sec122 - 130 ft.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.3 - 9 sec16.4 - 17 sec123 ft.
2016 Jeep Cherokee9 sec17.6 sec122 - 131 ft.
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.8 sec18.9 sec127 ft.
2016 Toyota Highlander7.7 sec16.1 sec116 ft.

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr SUV AWD w/Saddle Interior (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)6.2 sec15.1 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)6.2 sec15.1 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV w/Saddle Interior (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)6.9 sec15.4 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)6.9 sec15.4 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)7.8 sec15.1 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)8.6 sec16.3 sec127 ft.

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV6.2 - 8.6 sec15.1 - 16.3 sec127 ft.
2015 Mazda CX-97.1 - 7.7 sec15.7 - 15.9 sec123 ft.
2015 Kia Sorento6 - 8.8 sec14.2 - 16.2 sec122 - 130 ft.
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV8.3 - 9 sec16.4 - 17 sec123 ft.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Limited w/Saddle Interior 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)6.2 sec15.1 sec125 ft.
4dr SUV AWD w/Saddle Interior (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.8 sec16.3 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)6.2 sec15.1 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV w/Saddle Interior (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)8.1 sec15.9 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)6.9 sec15.4 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)7.8 sec15.1 sec127 ft.
4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)8.6 sec16.3 sec119 ft.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2014 Kia Sorento6 - 8.8 sec14.2 - 16.2 sec-131 ft.
2014 Honda Pilot7.5 - 8.2 sec15.2 - 16.1 sec-130 ft.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee6.9 - 7.5 sec15.2 - 15.9 sec-125 ft.
2014 Ford Edge6.4 - 7.1 sec15.1 - 15.4 sec-122 ft.
2014 Subaru Tribeca7.3 sec15.6 sec173 ft.121 ft.
2014 Nissan Murano6.6 - 7.6 sec15.4 - 16.2 sec-126 ft.
2014 Chevrolet Traverse7.1 - 8 sec16.3 sec-135 ft.
2014 Mazda CX-57.6 - 9.6 sec15.7 - 16.3 sec-121 ft.
2014 Toyota Highlander7 - 10 sec15.4 - 17 sec-118 ft.
2014 GMC Acadia7.2 - 7.8 sec15.4 - 16.1 sec--
2014 Honda Crosstour6.2 sec15.2 sec-131 ft.
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV6.2 - 8.8 sec15.1 - 16.3 sec-125 - 127 ft.
2014 Kia Sportage6.2 - 8.5 sec14.5 - 16.2 sec-120 ft.
2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser8.2 sec16.3 sec--
2014 Jeep Wrangler5.6 - 6.6 sec15.3 - 15.7 sec-140 ft.
2014 Toyota 4Runner7.3 - 7.6 sec15.5 - 15.9 sec-122 ft.
2014 Ford Explorer6 - 7.7 sec15.4 - 16.1 sec-122 ft.
2014 Nissan Pathfinder7 - 8 sec15.9 - 16.6 sec-124 ft.
2014 Mazda CX-97.1 - 7.7 sec15.7 - 15.9 sec-123 ft.
2014 Dodge Durango7.2 - 7.9 sec15.8 - 16 sec-119 ft.

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