The Santa Fe has plenty of standard equipment. Even the base SE model comes with features such as air conditioning, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, dual front USB ports, an 8-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth streaming, LED daytime running lights and a body-colored rear spoiler.
Plenty of options can be added and the Santa Fe comes in a multitude of trim levels. Beyond the SE, the SEL comes with a 7-inch TFT instrument cluster, drive mode select, a proximity key, heated side mirrors, fog lights, heated front seats and SiriusXM satellite radio. Limited models come with parking sensors, 19-inch alloy wheels, a hands-free liftgate and a 12-speaker Infinity sound system. Calligraphy models add a panoramic sunroof and LED lighting, a surround view monitor, a bigger 10.25-inch screen with a navigation system, a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, and heated rear seats. All-wheel drive is offered on the Limited and Calligraphy trims.
The Santa Fe HEV is all-new for 2021 and is powered by a 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 1.49 kWh battery increases the horsepower from 178HP to 225HP. The Santa Fe HEV is available in three trim levels, Blue, SEL Premium and Limited. All three trims come standard with heated front seats, cruise control with stop and go, climate control, an HD radio with satellite and Bluetooth connectivity. The Blue trim comes with an 8-inch touchscreen and 6 speakers while the SEL Premium and Limited trims have a 10.25-inch screen and 12 speakers. All HEV models also come loaded with safety equipment including an active lane departure system, forward and rear collision mitigation, pedestrian impact prevention and a driver attention alert.