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Compare 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2020 Subaru Outback

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
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Limited 2.0T Automatic AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe Limited 2.0T Automatic AWD 20 26 $37,617 $39,575
Santa Fe Limited 2.0T Automatic FWD 20 27 $36,019 $37,875
Santa Fe Limited 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $35,878 $37,725
Santa Fe Limited 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $34,280 $36,025
Santa Fe Limited 2.4L Automatic FWD w/SULEV 22 29 $34,280 $36,025
Santa Fe SE 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $26,854 $27,975
Santa Fe SE 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $25,247 $26,275
Santa Fe SE 2.4L Automatic FWD w/SULEV 22 29 $25,247 $26,275
Santa Fe SEL 2.0T Automatic AWD 20 26 $34,798 $36,575
Santa Fe SEL 2.0T Automatic FWD 20 27 $33,200 $34,875
Santa Fe SEL 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $28,359 $29,725
Santa Fe SEL 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $26,761 $28,025
Santa Fe SEL 2.4L Automatic FWD w/SULEV 22 29 $26,761 $28,025
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outback CVT 26 33 $25,049 $26,645
Outback Limited CVT 26 33 $31,314 $33,445
Outback Limited XT CVT 23 30 $35,221 $37,745
Outback Onyx Edition XT CVT 23 30 $32,664 $34,895
Outback Premium CVT 26 33 $27,180 $28,895
Outback Touring CVT 26 33 $34,896 $37,345
Outback Touring XT CVT 23 30 $37,011 $39,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,617
$25,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,575
$26,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$660 / month
$444 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is a sure bet for safety, space, and swiftness. The 2020 Subaru Outback is more refined than ever and features the same, remarkable off-road capability.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 39.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 39.5
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.7 109
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 191.3
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 66.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.9 108.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 73
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 61.8
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.9 32.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.3 75.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.9 32.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 75
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 42
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 43.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.8
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 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P225/65HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4085 3634
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 6000 182 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1450 176 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.56
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 -
Trans Type
8 8
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Subaru Outback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 6.1
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 270
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 270
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2700
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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