Hyundai Increased the Price of the 2013 Santa Fe


The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe which made its official debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show is scheduled to arrive at the company’s dealerships in the US this month. However, the schedule as to when the vehicle would be available in the market was not the only thing that surprised a lot of buyers and even car experts. This is because the Korean car maker has already revealed the prices of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe and each of these were relatively higher than what the outgoing models have.

Based on the information provided by the car maker, the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will be sold at a starting price of $25,275 including the destination charge of $825. When compared to the price of the outgoing base model which is the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS, it is quite obvious that the upcoming version earned an increase of about $1,225.

Just like the base model, the starting price of the midlevel 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T which is $28,525 including the destination charge of $825 is also higher compared to the price of the current midlevel model which is the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS by about $2,575.

But despite of the increase in the price of the upcoming models of the Hyundai Santa Fe, these are still cheaper compared to some of its domestic rivals such as the 2013 Ford Edge but more expensive than the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS.

The base version of the 2013 Ford Edge which is sold at starting price of $28,350 including the destination charge of $825 is more expensive than the base 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe by about $3,075.

The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS on the other hand is sold at a relatively lower price compared to that of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport with a difference of about $920. The price of the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS is currently starts at $24,355 including the destination charge of $825.

The price increase that was implemented by Hyundai was not only exclusive to the Santa Fe but also on all the other Hyundai models that bear the

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