Switching from Hyndai Santa fe

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marge
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Switching from Hyndai Santa fe

Post by marge » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:32 pm

Hi - we are thinking of switching our 7 Seat Hyndai Santa Fe for Kodiaq (7 seat) diesel auto. Interested to know if others have made the switch and are pleased they made the change. What's better? What's worse?


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Colin Lambert
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Re: Switching from Hyndai Santa fe

Post by Colin Lambert » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:50 pm

Hello Marge,
Welcome to the forum.
I have no personal experience with Hyundai, but I seem to remember somewhere at least one person who either switched from or compared a Santa Fe with the Kodiaq before buying and the Kodiaq won hands down in their opinion
The Santa Fe came out very badly against the K as I remember.

I am somewhat biased, having had 5 Skodas, but I can honestly say that the Kodiaq is the best car out of the 75cars that I have owned.

Go for it!
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Re: Switching from Hyndai Santa fe

Post by gojoholo » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:36 pm

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ACC, Pan. roof, LED Light pack ,Canton, Heated rear seats, Heated w/s + washer jets , spare wheel, Front and rear parking sensors, heated steering wheel, Rear view camera


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Re: Switching from Hyndai Santa fe

Post by Pink72 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:52 am

I test drove both before along with other vehicles prior to settling on the Kodiaq last year. Suffice to say I found the Kodiaq better. Better quality fit and finish, better engine, better auto box. Just a more rounded and polished vehicle in every respect. Appreciate this is not a view of moving from one to another but rather a direct comparison. To be fair too the my wife liked the Fe and I liked to Kodiaq so it came down to direct drive comparison. She came away with her mind changed ...
Kodiaq 2.0tdi 190 4x4 DSG quartz metallic - canton, heated steering wheel, screen & rear seats, ambient light, media cmd, personalisation drive mode, front parking sensors, tri zone climate control, vico opia2 cash cam, Thule wingbars.


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