Compare 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2020 Subaru Outback

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2020 Subaru Outback
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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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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

20 mpg 26 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 33 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

110.7 109

Second Hip Room (in)

56.3 54.8

Front Shoulder Room (in)

59.1 58.1

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

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

64.1 61.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

7.3 -

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

Liftover Height (in)

- 28.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

35.9 32.5

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

35.9 32.5

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

71.3 75.7

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- 43.3

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

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 12.4

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

18.8 18.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.5 36.1

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P235/55HR19 P225/65HR17

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4085 3634

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

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

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

140 150

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

260 @ 1450 176 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

NA NA

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

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

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

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.65 0.56

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

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 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Santa Fe Subaru Outback

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.1 6.1

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- 2700

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

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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