Compare 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
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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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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 20 27 $25,195 $26,245
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 22 29 $23,947 $24,945
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 20 27 $27,259 $28,395
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 22 29 $26,011 $27,095
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black 4MOTION 20 27 $30,331 $31,595
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black FWD 22 29 $29,083 $30,295
Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 20 27 $32,203 $33,545
Tiguan 2.0T SEL FWD 22 29 $30,955 $32,245
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 20 27 $37,243 $38,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,617
$25,195
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,575
$26,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$660 / month
$437 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is a sure bet for safety, space, and swiftness. The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a well-rounded crossover SUV, just don’t expect to use its third row for anyone bigger than the family dog.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.7 101.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 39.6
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 185.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.9 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.9 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.9 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.3 73.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.4
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 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 37.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P215/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P215/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4085 3847
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 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 360
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1450 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 6000 184 @ 4400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 5.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA VJ
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Volkswagen Tiguan
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MOTION
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 7.7
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 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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