2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD.

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD gets up to 17 miles per gallon in the city, and 23 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD is 20 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD is $3,150 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,250 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD Consume?

The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD will consume roughly 15 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD will emit 457 grams of CO2, which is about 6,855,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 233 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate FWD.

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Grams of CO2 6,855,000
Trees Needed to Offset 326
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Small Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Hyundai Models from 2016

If you're interested in other Hyundai models from 2016, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.

Disclaimer

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