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Selected Style FWD 4-Door LE (Natl)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LE 24 31 $22,020 $23,550
FWD 4-Door XLE 24 31 $23,375 $25,000
FWD 4-Door Limited 24 31 $26,478 $28,320
AWD 4-Door LE 22 29 $23,329 $24,950
AWD 4-Door XLE 22 29 $24,684 $26,400
AWD 4-Door Limited 22 29 $27,787 $29,720
FWD 4-Door GLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door GLS 18 25 $28,490 $29,900
FWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $31,814 $33,800
FWD 4-Door w/Saddle Int Limited 18 25 $31,814 $33,800
AWD 4-Door GLS 18 24 $30,133 $31,650
AWD 4-Door Limited 18 24 $33,440 $35,550
AWD 4-Door w/Saddle Int Limited 18 24 $33,440 $35,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Toyota RAV4 is sensible and spacious; but if driving fun is a priority, you can do better. The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe is a little schizophrenic, but we dig both of its personalities. Those with larger families will want to look at the V-6 Santa Fe, while smaller families will enjoy the turbo-powered Santa Fe Sport.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 58.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.9 146.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 48.9 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 59.4
Third Leg Room (in) - 31.5
Third Hip Room (in) - 44.1
Third Head Room (in) - 35.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 179.9 193.1
Height, Overall (in) 65.4 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 64.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.7 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 74.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 7.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 38.4 40.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 73.4 80
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 38.4 13.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 36.9
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/65HR17 P235/60TR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/65HR17 P235/60TR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3435 3933
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 150
Engine
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4100 252 @ 5200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5 L/152 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 176 @ 6000 290 @ 6400
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 25
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.39
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 4.65
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.04
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.84
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.83
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Toyota RAV4 Hyundai Santa Fe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.0 (Est) 8.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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