The Hyundai Santa Fe is a sleek midsize SUV that's loaded with features that deliver a safe and efficient drive. So, how capable is it? It has a reliable drivetrain and Drive Mode Select feature, but how much can it tow?

To show families in Ithaca, Vestal, and Sayre how much extra it can carry, Maguire Hyundai looks at the Hyundai Santa Fe towing capacity.

Hyundai Santa Fe Towing Capacity

With the available Trailer Prep Package, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has a maximum towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds. That gives you the freedom to bring some jet skis, snowmobiles, or a utility trailer on your next vacation.

There are two powertrains available. The one that will let you haul the heaviest cargo is a 2.0L turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 235 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

The base engine balances capability and fuel economy. It's a 2.4L GDI 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. With this powertrain you'll be able to tow up to 2,000 pounds.

Each option works with a versatile 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®. While front-wheel drive is standard, HTRAC All-Wheel Drive with a Downhill Brake Control is available on every trim level.

Hyundai Santa Fe Towing Features

On top of offering Downhill Brake Control, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has lots of features that will make towing easier and safer.

Before you hit the road, your infotainment system can help you line up and connect your cargo. The Surround View Monitor uses a series of cameras to create a 360-degree aerial projection of your SUV.

Both this bird's eye view and what's directly behind your rear bumper can be display on your dashboard monitor at the same time. This helps you position your SUV in line with your trailer and back it into place.

While you're on the road, you can count on some safety features to watch out for both you and your cargo. The Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist let's you know when it's safe to change lanes, while Lane Keeping Assist can steer you back into place if you start to drift out of your lane.

Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Cargo Room

Sometimes you'll have to carry smaller cargo too. The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has a roomy interior for the things you want to store inside.

A hands-free smart liftgate with auto open is available for when you've got your hands full. To double your space, the back can be fitted with either 60/40 split 2nd-row fold-flat seats or sliding 2nd-row seats with cargo area releases.


Cargo Room Behind Row

First Row

71.3 cubic feet

Second Row

35.9 cubic feet

With its versatile seats, spacious interior, and easy access, the Hyundai Santa Fe makes it easy to carry everything from a few boxes inside to a boat behind it.

Test Drive the Hyundai Santa Fe

Contact Maguire Hyundai to learn more about the Hyundai Santa Fe towing capacity and take a test drive. This stylish SUV can help families and drivers move lots of extra cargo around Ithaca, Vestal, and Sayre.

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