2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Tucson

2021 Santa Fe
5

Passenger Capacity

5
$23,700 MSRP

Starting MSRP

$26,850 MSRP
23 city / 28 highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

25 city / 28 highway
2.0L GDI 4-cylinder

Engine

2.5L GDI 4-cylinder
161 hp

Horsepower

191 hp
61.9 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

72.1 cubic feet

The Hyundai SUV lineup has gained a huge following in Omaha for incredible performance and versatility – not to mention, fantastic value. But between the 2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Santa Fe, which model should you choose for your travels? At Sid Dillon, we’re here to shed some light on the key differences between the two. Compare the Hyundai Tucson vs. Santa Fe below, and start planning your test drive in Lincoln.


Tucson vs. Santa Fe: Price

If price is your top priority in Lincoln, it’s the Hyundai Tucson that offers more budget-friendly options. However, both models start well under $30,000 for exceptionally well-appointed SUVs. 

2021 Hyundai Tucson Price Range

  • Base Trim: Starting MSRP $23,700
  • Top Trim: Starting MSRP $32,050

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Price Range

  • Base Trim: Starting MSRP $26,850
  • Top Trim: Starting MSRP $42,300

Tucson vs. Santa Fe: Performance

When you compare the Hyundai Tucson vs. Santa Fe, the Santa Fe has the larger engine and higher horsepower. Plus, the Santa Fe has an 8-speed automatic transmission that offers a slightly smoother ride on the Fremont roads than the 6-speed automatic transmission. However, both offer comparable fuel economy with terrific ride quality. Take a look at the 2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Santa Fe specs:

2021 Hyundai Tucson

  • 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine
  • 161 horsepower
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®
  • EPA-estimated 23 / 28 city / hwy mpg

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

  • 2.5L inline 4-cylinder engine
  • 191 horsepower
  • 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®
  • EPA-estimated 25 / 28 city / hwy mpg


Tucson vs. Santa Fe: Interior

Both the Hyundai Tucson interior and the Santa Fe interior offer plenty of space for five passengers and tons of cargo, but between the two, it’s the Hyundai Santa Fe with extra cargo room overall. You may prefer the extra space in the Santa Fe or the more compact size of the Tucson. Compare the dimensions below:

2021 Hyundai Tucson: Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom: 41.5 inches
  • Front Headroom: 39.6 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 38.2 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.2 inches
  • Cargo Space to Row 2: 31.0 cubic feet
  • Cargo Space to Row 1: 61.9 cubic feet

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe: Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom: 44.1 inches
  • Front Headroom: 41.2 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 41.7 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.0 inches
  • Cargo Space to Row 2: 36.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Space to Row 1: 72.1 cubic feet


Find Your Next SUV with Sid Dillon

You’ve read the key differences between the 2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Santa Fe, but feel free to contact us at Sid Dillon with any questions. We’d be happy to go through the specs and features or get you behind the wheel in Lincoln. We also offer remote services like online shopping and at-home test drives, so reach out to us today.


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