Compare 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2020 Nissan Murano

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2020 Nissan Murano
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Calligraphy AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe Calligraphy AWD 21 28 $40,114 $42,100
Santa Fe Limited AWD 21 28 $38,400 $40,300
Santa Fe Limited FWD 22 28 $36,781 $38,600
Santa Fe SE AWD 22 25 $27,208 $28,550
Santa Fe SE FWD 25 28 $25,589 $26,850
Santa Fe SEL AWD 22 25 $28,922 $30,350
Santa Fe SEL FWD 25 28 $27,303 $28,650
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AWD Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD Platinum 20 28 $42,728 $45,530
Murano AWD S 20 28 $31,292 $33,330
Murano AWD SL 20 28 $38,932 $41,480
Murano AWD SV 20 28 $34,695 $36,960
Murano FWD Platinum 20 28 $41,228 $43,930
Murano FWD S 20 28 $29,793 $31,730
Murano FWD SL 20 28 $37,432 $39,880
Murano FWD SV 20 28 $33,196 $35,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,114
$42,728
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,100
$45,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$702 / month
$759 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe pushes efficiency with a new hybrid model. The 2020 Nissan Murano is stylish and sophisticated, but its powertrain and practicality leave something to be desired.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Midsize Station Wagons
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.7 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
111.5 102.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 58.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
188.4 192.4
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 67.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
108.9 111.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.4 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.4 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.1 65
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 74.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 43
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.6
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 12.1
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 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P235/55HR20
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P235/55HR20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4076 4137
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 20 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
311 @ 3500 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
277 @ 6000 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.43 2.41 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 -
Trans Type
8 1
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.70 0.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Nissan Murano
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.7
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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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
  • 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe arriving; 2020s available
  • Lease: From $189 per month on 2020s
  • Rebate: Up to $2,000 cash on 2020s
  • Finance: 0.0% APR + $1,000 on 2020s
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2020 Nissan Murano
  • 2020 Murano includes more standard features in most trims
  • Rebates: Up to $5,500 in offers
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 72 months + $2,500 bonus
  • Lease: From $279 per month for 36 months
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