Don't you know, the cost assessment light is on again on the dash. The contact was concern about the safety of the vehicle since there was no remedy for the failure. Handling is not particularly agile, though secure. Thank goodness this didn't happen as I was driving on the highway. The system appears to do a good job of sending the torque where it's needed, especially with the traction control standard. You don't have to climb up to get in or climb down to get out. Additionally, I purchased a roof bag to haul that which just won't fit.
The car is very user-friendly with a great interior layout and lots of room while also being small enough to easily maneuver. Bright trim dresses up the inside door releases and parking-brake handle. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic where the coil spring was replaced. If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. Now with 100K, I should say that I am very pleased at the low maintenance requirements. A tip-up in government rollover tests is cause for concern.
Suspension, f: independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar Suspension, r: independent, multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar Ground clearance: 8. Closing it is just as easy with a pull-down grip mounted inside. Hyundai's number for this recall is 124. The outboard shoulder-belt anchor loops are fixed, not adjustable though we sometimes wonder whether anyone actually adjusts the adjustable kind. It also has a refined powertrain and a nicely finished cabin.
Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the coil spring, free of charge. Sub-floor storage bins provide a place to hide valuables or road gear. It relies on a series of wet clutches mounted just ahead of the rear axle. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. Further, weight takes a toll on acceleration and fuel economy, plus interior volume is less roomy than it might appear to be on the outside.
I don't go off road so I can't comment on that, but it did nicely in snow deepest I encountered was 8 inches. I have read dozens of other complaints about this same thing happening on other 2005 Hyundai. This system is compact and clever and was developed by Austrian four-wheel-drive specialists Steyr-Daimler-Puch. A computer monitors wheel speed, throttle position and steering angle, and engages the clutches when necessary. I am surprised by the amount of similar failures reported.
Opening the rear hatch is a cinch with its pistol-grip latch handle and gas struts. The shift knob is big. Nevertheless, contrasting body cladding, bumpers, and restyled front grille give the 2005 Santa Fe a no-nonsense appearance of being able to cope with underbrush and tree limbs out on the trail. When open, the liftgate easily clears six-foot foreheads. Out in freezing cold had to be towed and now have no car til fixed, seeing others on here with same car same issue. There have been numerous similar complaints of premature unexpected breakage that has resulted in sudden tire puncture when the spring hits the tire.
The restraining loops for rear seat-belt buckles don't appear to be very durable but that isn't a safety item. And enough pluck to pick through 8 a. By reading all the other broken coil issues this is obviously a big problem for 2005 Hyundai's and it should be addressed and investigated. Once in, the interior is friendly to the touch. Plus I love the way it looks as I have received many compliments on the interior and exterior. Good gas milage in the summer and on long trips. It drives only the front wheels most of the time, but monitors their traction with a computer, and distributes torque to the rear wheels only when necessary.
I pressed the brake pedal to slow the car down, but found out that the brake pedal had gone soft and I ended up having to push the pedal all the way to the floorboard to get any resistance. It's a little lethargic off the line and the throttle response isn't linear, but the owner should be able to calibrate his or her foot to it. Bright trim dresses up the inside door releases and parking-brake handle. The recall began on October 24, 2014. Unfortunately, it's not being reported to the right place. Recently, at 90K I have started to pay for this as several trips to the dealer finally sorted a running issue that cropped up. The front seats are comfortable, though flat, without much side-bolster support.