June 17

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid: Overview

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid offers the same comfort and handling you’ve come to love about the Hyundai brand with an increased electric driving range and performance. This optimized model adds overall range while also reducing carbon emissions so you can feel good about the vehicle you’re driving — and help protect the environment. Our experts at Huffines Hyundai Plano review the key highlights of this the 2022 Santa Fe Hybrid so you can make an informed decision about upgrading your vehicle today.

Hybrid Range and Performance

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid

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The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid provides drivers with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine, a 44.2-kW electric motor, and a 1.49-kWh lithium-ion polymer battery. These elements combined create 226 horsepower with a 36 highway/31 city mpg on the Blue trim and 33/30 mpg on the higher-end SEL Premium and Limited trims. This hybrid horsepower provides much more capability than the gas engine’s 178 horsepower alone. The vehicle can travel 30 miles alone on its electric motor. 

The 2022 Santa Fe Hybrid also uses a six-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC, drive mode select, shift-by-wire, and an all-wheel-drive system. All trims also have MacPherson front struts with a gas-filled damper and stabilizer bar, plus a rear multi-link suspension with a gas shock absorber and stabilizer bar. 

Towing Capacity

If you love to travel, you’ll enjoy the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid’s towing capabilities. This model’s impressive towing capacity ensures you can tow many small and medium-sized loads. With trailer brakes, your new Santa Fe Hybrid has 2,000 lbs of towing capacity. Without trailer brakes, you can tow up to 1,650 lbs instead. All trims also come with trailer sway control and a four-pin trailer wire connection. 


Enjoy an elegant and sophisticated exterior with many convenient features to enhance your drive. All trims offer automatic LED headlights, side mirror approach lights, high beam assist, heated side mirrors with LED turn signals, solar control front glass, and rear privacy glass. You can also enjoy the variable intermittent windshield wipers, rear spoiler, roof rails, hands-free smart liftgate, and Hyundai Digital Key. Upper trim levels also have a standard or available panoramic sunroof, rain-sensitive windshield wipers, power-folding side mirrors, LED interior cabin lights, and LED taillights. 


Maximum comfort and customization await you with features such as cloth or leather-trimmed seats, rear seat quiet mode, and eight-way power-adjustable heated driver and front passenger seats. Rear seats also fold 60/40 flat with power-release capabilities so you can store more cargo. Upper trim levels may also enjoy heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, a driver seat leg extension cushion, and an integrated memory system for the driver’s seat and mirrors. 

You’ll also find an underfloor storage tray, dual automatic temperature control, an external temperature display, second-row HVAC vents, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, smart cruise control, power windows, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Second-row passengers may benefit from the rear side window manual sunshades. Upper trim levels also feature a heated steering wheel, LED interior lighting, and premium door sill plates.

Entertainment and Technology Features

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid provides passengers and drivers alike with state-of-the-art technology and entertainment features to ensure you enjoy all your journeys. The Blue trim comes with an 8-inch color touch screen display with an AM/FM radio. The SEL Premium and Limited trim levels come with a 10.25-inch color touch screen with navigational and traffic information, including incident data with an HD radio. These upper trim levels also feature Harman Kardon Premium Audio with 12 speakers and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology, and QuantumLogic Surround,

All trim levels also come with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, USB outlets, Hyundai Bluelink car service, HD radio, a Bluetooth hands-free phone system, and steering wheel mounted audio controls. More features include a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a proximity key with a push-button start.

Safety Features

All passengers can benefit from the many driver safety technologies and other safety features of the 2022 Santa Fe Hybrid. Maintain road safety using a rearview monitor with parking guidance, surround-view monitor, blind-spot view monitor, electronic stability control, and traction control. Other tools and features include a tire pressure monitoring system, hillstart assist control, downhill brake control, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance, and remote smart parking assist. 

You can also benefit from lane-keeping assist, driver attention warning, safe exit assist, highway driving assist, and lane-following assist technology. In case of a collision, you and your passengers remain protected by airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, and load limiters, alongside LATCH lower anchors and upper tether anchors for the kids’ car seats. 

Price Point

The Blue trim starts at $34,300 MSRP, and the SEL Premium trim starts at $38,360. The Limited trim starts at $40,710 MSRP. The price of your 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid may vary depending on your selection of upgrades, additional features, and packages. You can learn more about your vehicle’s potential price by checking our inventory of new cars online and selecting your desired features. 


Make sure you get the most out of your vehicle with Hyundai’s standard warranty for all 2022 Santa Fe Hybrid trim levels. When you purchase this vehicle, you receive a warranty for 10 years or 100,000 miles for the electric battery and powertrain, alongside five years or 60,000 miles for the new vehicle. You’ll also receive a seven-year anti-perforation warranty with unlimited miles. 

Find Your Next Vehicle at Huffines Hyundai Plano

We hope you learned more about the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe’s capabilities, technology and performance through our article. We’d love to answer any of your questions and concerns about this model, so come visit us today at our Plano, Texas, location. You can even test drive a vehicle and try out its features for yourself. You can also contact us online by filling out our form or calling the sales department at 972-867-5000. 

We provide many financing options so you can drive off the lot with the car of your dreams. Consider learning about your current vehicle’s value and trading it for a brand new Hyundai model of your choice.


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