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Hyundai Santa Fe vs Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Santa Fe vs Hyundai Tucson


If you’re in the market for a sporty set of wheels, then the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe and the Hyundai Tucson are here to deliver thrilling performances on Milford, Fairfield, and New Haven, CT, roads.

Though both SUVs are capable, it may be hard to see which one best fits your lifestyle. That’s why Key Hyundai of Milford is here to compare the Hyundai Santa Fe vs. the Hyundai Tucson and examine their similarities and differences.

Buckle up and let’s get started!


Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Specs


2022 Hyundai Tuscon Engine Specs

Hyundai Santa Fe vs Hyundai Tucson: Performance and MPG

For starters, both the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Hyundai Tucson boast impressive performances.

On the Hyundai Santa Fe, you get a standard 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that produces up to 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. You can also opt for the 4-cylinder Turbo engine, which ups the ante to 281 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque.

On the Hyundai Tucson, you have just one engine option across the trims—a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 187 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.

When it comes to performance, the Hyundai Santa Fe and Hyundai Tucson have similar capabilities, when looking at just the standard engines.

Now, let’s look at efficiency. Both SUVs are so fun to drive, you’re going to want to take a long joyride.

Let’s see how they fare with their respective EPA-estimated fuel economy:1

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe (2.5L non-turbo, FWD)

2022 Hyundai Tucson (FWD)

25 city MPG

26 city MPG

28 highway MPG

33 highway MPG

26 combined MPG

29 combined MPG

As you can see, both vehicles offer superb gas mileage for SUVs. No matter which vehicle best suits you, you won’t be disappointed by either MPG rating.


Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Space

Hyundai Santa Fe vs Hyundai Tucson: Dimensions

Both the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Hyundai Tucson are compact SUVs, providing you with the rugged ability and the performance of a full-size SUV without the extra bulk. Still, there are some size differences when it comes to these two vehicles.

Let’s look at the exterior dimensions of the Hyundai Santa Fe vs. the Hyundai Tucson:

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe

2022 Hyundai Tucson

Length

188.4 inches

182.3 inches

Width

74.8 inches

73.4 inches

Height

66.3 inches

65.6 inches

The Hyundai Tucson is significantly shorter than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it more compact for city driving.

When it comes to the inside, both SUVs can seat up to five passengers and both provide incredible cargo space. The Hyundai Santa Fe offers 111.5 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the Hyundai Tucson provides 108.2 cubic feet.


2022 Hyundai Tuscon Driving

Hyundai Santa Fe vs Hyundai Tucson: Which SUV Is Better for Me?

Can’t decide between the Hyundai Santa Fe vs. the Hyundai Tucson? We don’t blame you. Both SUVs are jam-packed with incredible features that make each SUV a compelling option. However, here are some ways to narrow down which one may be best for you.

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe may be the best option for you, if you want an SUV with:

  • A more powerful engine option
  • Larger build
  • More passenger volume

However, the 2022 Hyundai Tucson may be the way to go, if you prefer a set of wheels that possesses:

  • A compact build
  • Superior gas mileage
  • Comparable performance

Test Drive the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Hyundai Tucson!

If you still can’t decide between the Hyundai Santa Fe vs. the Hyundai Tucson, then it’s time to stop by Key Hyundai of Milford and get behind the wheel of each one.

Drivers near Milford, Fairfield, and New Haven, CT, can schedule a test drive today!

1 EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle’s condition. Some accessories are not available on some models. While the information contained in this website was correct at time of publishing, specifications and equipment can change. Hyundai reserves the right to change product specifications and equipment at any time without incurring obligations. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Specifications apply to U.S. vehicles only. Please contact your Hyundai dealer for current vehicle specifications.


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