In the First Drive of the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe, we take a closer look at the new midsize SUV.

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We look at the hybrid powertrain, the XRT treatment, and the comfort of the interior.

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In addition, we take a close look at the safety features available in the new Santa Fe.

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The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe XRT isn't a cheap SUV, but it offers plenty of features that make it worth the extra money.

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Its premium interior is comfortable, and it has a smooth ride and confident handling.

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It's also packed with safety systems, including a blind-spot monitoring system and automatic emergency braking.

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Santa Fe's design is welcoming. The front and back seats feature soft-touch padding.

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The XRT treatment is a standalone trim that builds on the Santa Fe SEL with Convenience package.

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Other changes include a matte black grille and 18-inch wheels painted in a dark color.

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While the XRT is more expensive than the standard Santa Fe, it doesn't sacrifice opulence.

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The XRT treatment on the Santa Fe is only available on non-hybrid Santa Fe models.

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The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe is extremely well-equipped, and it's much more luxurious than the company's previous offerings.