The Santa Fe has many of the features we really like to see in a tow car, such as a rear-view camera with a clear view of the towball, and a trailer stability system.
With the third row stowed, the boot is huge, easily coping with a full load of luggage.
However, in the lane-change test, the Hyundai gripped hard, but leaned heavily. It struggled to keep the caravan in control on the third and fastest attempt at the manoeuvre.
The stopping distance of 11.4 metres from 30mph is also a little disappointing.