The Hyundai Motor Company has been in the SUV production business from around the 1990′s. The Hyudai Sante Fe is one of the most successful large family cars that they have released by the company to date. The car was first manufactured in the year of 2000. This was followed by successive productions of the 7 seater with notable advancements and improvements with each variation. There are two major generations of the Sante Fe; the first generation which hit the markets in the years between 2000 and 2006 and the second generation which hit the roads from 2007.