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Awards

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2021

  • Top Safety Pick , IIHS, U.S.
  • Best New Car of 2021, Autotrader, U.S.
  • Best Buy Awards, Kelley Blue Book, U.S.

2020

  • Best Buy Awards, Kelley Blue Book, U.S.
  • Top Safety Pick , IIHS, U.S.
  • Cost to Own awards, Kelley Blue Book, U.S.
  • Vehicle Satisfaction Awards - Premium Mid-Size Crossover SUV, AutoPacific, U.S.
  • Best Cars for Teens, U.S. News & World Report, U.S.
  • Winter Vehicle Awards – Best-in-Class Mid-Sized SUV, NEMPA, UK
  • 5 Star Overall Safety Rating , NHTSA, U.S.

2019

  • Hispanic Motor press Awards – Best new vehicles, Hispanic Motor press, U.S.
  • Best Buy Awards, Kelley Blue Book, U.S.
  • Cost to Own awards, Kelley Blue Book, U.S.
  • 5 Star Overall Safety Rating , NHTSA, U.S.
  • Winner of the SUV Mid-Size Challenge, Cars.com, U.S.
  • Top Safety Pick+ , IIHS, U.S.
  • PR Arabia National Auto Award - Best Mid-Size Family SUV 2019, PR Arabia, Saudi Arabia
  • Performance Awards - Best 5 All-Around Performance Award, Automotive Science Group, U.S.
  • Wards 10 Best Interiors, Ward’s Auto, U.S.
  • Top-Ranked In the Midsize SUV Segment, J.D. Power, U.S.
  • Redesign of the Year award, ALG, U.S.

2018

  • Euro NCAP 5 stars - Large Off-Road, Transport Research Laboratory, UK
  • Good Design Awards, The Chicago Athenaeum, U.S.
  • 5 Star Overall Safety Rating , NHTSA, U.S.
  • The AutoJudge Awards – SUV of the Year, Texas Automotive Media Association, U.S.
  • Top Safety Pick+ , IIHS, U.S.
  • Silver award, IDEA Design Award, U.S.
  • 2018 WARDS 10 BEST UX, WardsAuto, U.S.
  • Top-Ranked In the Midsize SUV Segment, J.D. Power, U.S.
  • Best in Class Mid-Size SUV, New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA), UK
  • Auto Trader New Car Awards 2018 - Best Car for Long Distances, Auto Trader, UK

2017

  • Top Safety Pick+ , IIHS, U.S.
  • SANTA FE Sport picks upa 5 Star Overall Safety Rating , NHTSA, U.S.
  • The Car Book's BEST BETS, The Car Book, U.S.
  • BESTRIDES OF 2016 - compact crossover / SUV, BestRide.com, U.S.

2016

  • The Hispanic Motor Press Awards - Best Large Crossover Segment, Hispanic Motor Press, U.S.
  • 2016 Gold Star Value Awards - Large SUV/4WD Category, Wheels Magazine, Australia
  • 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's, U.S.
  • Best 5 All-around Performance, The Automotive Science Group, U.S.

2015

  • AA Car of the Year Awards – Best Large SUV, AA (The New Zealand Automobile Association Inc.), New Zealand
  • 2015 Melhor Compra (Best Buy) Awards – The 2nd Place in “Up to R$ 250,000.00” Category (Grand Santa Fe), Quatro Rodas magazine, Brazil
  • 2015 Honest John Awards - Most Popular SUV, HonestJohn.co.uk , U.K.
  • 10 Best SUV Under $25,000, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, U.S.
  • Best 3-Row SUV for the money, U.S. News & World Report, U.S.
  • Best 5 All-around Performance in mid-size SUVs, The Automotive Science Group, U.S.
  • 2015 Most Popular on Edmunds.com - Midsize Crossover SUV, Edmunds.com, U.S.
  • Family Car of the Year in Lifestyle Awards, Cars.com , U.S.
  • Premium SUV of the year, MotorBeam, India
  • 2015 Melhor Compra (Best Buy) Awards – The 2nd Place in “Up to R$ 250,000.00” Category, Quatro Rodas magazine, Brazil (Grand Santafe)

2014

  • Australia's Best Cars - Best SUV $45K ~ $65K, Australia's Best Cars Magazine, Australia
  • 2014 Vincentric Best CPO Value in America, Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Program, U.S.
  • Best Large SUV: New Car Awards 2014, Auto Express, U.K.
  • Winter Vehicle Award for Best Affordable Crossover, New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA), U.S.
  • Best Car for the Money, U.S. News and World Report (U.S. News Best Cars), U.S.
  • Motor week Drivers' Choice Award 2014, Motor week, U.S.
  • 2014 GOOD DESIGN Awards, The Chicago Athenaeum, U.S.
  • Family Car of the Year, CARS.COM, U.S.
  • Middle East Car Of The Year Awards (Best Midsize SUV), MECOTY, Middle East (Grand Santafe)

2013

  • The Australia’s Best Cars national awards for · 2013, Australia’s Best Cars, Australia
  • 2014 Residual Value Award, Automotive Lease Guide, U.S.
  • 2013 IIHS Top Safety Pick, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's, U.S.
  • 2013 Motoring.com.au Recommends Awards, CarSales.com, Australia
  • Automan Best SUV of the year 2012, Automan, Oman
  • Best Large SUV of 2013 award, Auto Express, U.K.
  • ‘Ten Best Family Vehicles for 2013’, Edmunds.com and Parents magazine, U.S.
  • NEMPA WINTER VEHICLE AWARD, New England Motor Press Association, U.S.
  • Plus X Design-Award, Auto Genau, Germany
  • 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors, Ward's Auto, U.S.
  • Bratislava Motor Show 2013, Hospodarske Noviny, Slovakia
  • Best new crossover award, Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association, GAAMA, U.S.
  • BEST BETS in the 33rd edition of the Car Book, U.S.
  • 2013 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year, AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada), Canada
  • Automobile Year 2013 (ABTO POKY 2013), Autocenter Media Group, Ukraine
  • "Crossover of the Year” by Autobytel, Autobytel.com, U.S.
  • Golden Klaxon Car of the Year, Klaxon, Russia
  • Five-stars in the Euro NCAP tests, Euro NCAP, EU
  • Best SUV of 2012, Wheels Magazine, UAE
  • CUV of Texas, Texas Automotive Writers Association, U.S. (Grand Santafe)

2012

  • Residual Value Award, ALG, U.S.
  • Top Safety Pick, IIHS, U.S.
  • Best SUVs of 2012, What Car?, U.K.
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