Compare 2009 Mazda Tribute vs 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

2009 Mazda Tribute
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe
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FWD I4 Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD I4 Manual Sport 22 28 $18,484 $19,730
FWD I4 Automatic Sport 20 28 $20,405 $21,790
FWD I4 Automatic Touring 20 28 $21,473 $22,935
FWD V6 Automatic Sport 18 26 $21,585 $23,055
4WD I4 Automatic Sport 19 25 $22,042 $23,545
FWD V6 Automatic Touring 18 26 $22,653 $24,200
FWD I4 Automatic Grand Touring 20 28 $23,044 $24,620
4WD I4 Automatic Touring 19 25 $23,110 $24,690
4WD V6 Automatic Sport 17 24 $23,216 $24,805
FWD V6 Automatic Grand Touring 18 26 $24,224 $25,885
4WD V6 Automatic Touring 17 24 $24,285 $25,950
4WD I4 Automatic Grand Touring 19 25 $24,681 $26,375
4WD V6 Automatic Grand Touring 17 24 $25,856 $27,635
FWD I4 Hybrid Touring 34 31 $26,354 $28,175
4WD I4 Hybrid Touring 29 27 $27,985 $29,925
FWD I4 Hybrid Grand Touring 34 31 $28,704 $30,695
4WD I4 Hybrid Grand Touring 29 27 $30,335 $32,445
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FWD 4-Door Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Manual GLS 17 24 $20,861 $21,695
FWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 18 24 $22,096 $22,995
AWD 4-Door Manual GLS 17 23 N/A $23,395
AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 17 23 $23,711 $24,695
FWD 4-Door Automatic SE 17 24 $23,652 $24,895
AWD 4-Door Automatic SE 17 24 $25,250 $26,595
FWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 17 24 $27,076 $28,845
AWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 17 24 $28,657 $30,545
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,484
$20,861
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,730
$21,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$329 / month
$362 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe is competent all around, and hard to fault as a well-equipped family SUV.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 59.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 58.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 108.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
174.9 184.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.9 67.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 74.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
37.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.3 78.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
34.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.2 34.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9" x - TBD - 11.73 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.89 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10" x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.8
Steering Type
Electric pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.24
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/70TR16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
T145/90R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/70TR16 P235/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3276 3727
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
171 @ 6000 185 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4500 183 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.7L/164
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.809 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.374 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.944 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.133 5.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.947 1.28
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.500 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.258 1.70
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Mazda Tribute Hyundai Santa Fe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 5

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