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Compare 2018 Honda Pilot vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

2018 Honda Pilot
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $30,475 $33,330
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $32,208 $35,230
Pilot EX w/Honda Sensing 2WD 19 27 $31,387 $34,330
Pilot EX w/Honda Sensing AWD 18 26 $33,120 $36,230
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $33,603 $36,760
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $35,336 $38,660
Pilot EX-L w/Honda Sensing 2WD 19 27 $34,515 $37,760
Pilot EX-L w/Honda Sensing AWD 18 26 $36,248 $39,660
Pilot EX-L w/Navigation 2WD 19 27 $34,515 $37,760
Pilot EX-L w/Navigation AWD 18 26 $36,248 $39,660
Pilot EX-L w/RES 2WD 19 27 $35,063 $38,360
Pilot EX-L w/RES AWD 18 26 $36,796 $40,260
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $43,372 $47,470
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,258 $30,900
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $29,991 $32,800
Pilot Touring 2WD 20 27 $38,355 $41,970
Pilot Touring AWD 19 26 $40,088 $43,870
Select style
Limited Ultimate 3.3L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe Limited Ultimate 3.3L Automatic 17 23 $37,156 $39,550
Santa Fe Limited Ultimate 3.3L Automatic AWD 17 22 $38,782 $41,300
Santa Fe SE 3.3L Automatic 18 25 $29,382 $30,850
Santa Fe SE 3.3L Automatic AWD 18 24 $31,025 $32,600
Santa Fe SE Ultimate 3.3L Automatic 17 23 $36,894 $38,850
Santa Fe SE Ultimate 3.3L Automatic AWD 17 22 $38,537 $40,600
Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Automatic 20 28 $29,883 $31,350
Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Automatic AWD 19 26 $31,340 $32,900
Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate Automatic 20 27 $33,925 $35,650
Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate Automatic AWD 19 24 $35,382 $37,200
Santa Fe Sport 2.4L Automatic 21 27 $23,867 $24,950
Santa Fe Sport 2.4L Automatic AWD 20 26 $25,324 $26,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,475
$37,156
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,330
$39,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$556 / month
$659 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Honda Pilot ranks among the very best three-row crossover SUVs; it’s all about the packaging. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport still does what good crossover SUVs do best: it delivers flexible space, decent performance, and great value.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
44.6 44.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 35.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
152.9 146.6
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 56.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 55.4
Passenger Capacity
8 6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 59.4
Third Leg Room (in)
31.9 30.9
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 64.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.5 193.1
Height, Overall (in)
69.8 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
111 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 74.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.8 80
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.5 13.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.8 40.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 36.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/55TR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/55TR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4074 4017
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 252 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6000 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.65
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.04
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.83
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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