Compare 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2021 Nissan Murano

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Nissan Murano
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Calligraphy AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe Calligraphy AWD 21 28 $40,257 $42,250
Santa Fe Calligraphy FWD 22 28 $38,828 $40,750
Santa Fe Limited AWD 21 28 $38,543 $40,450
Santa Fe Limited FWD 22 28 $36,923 $38,750
Santa Fe SE AWD 22 25 $27,351 $28,700
Santa Fe SE FWD 25 28 $25,732 $27,000
Santa Fe SEL AWD 22 25 $29,065 $30,500
Santa Fe SEL FWD 25 28 $27,446 $28,800
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AWD Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD Platinum 20 28 $43,084 $45,910
Murano AWD S 20 28 $32,258 $34,360
Murano AWD SL 20 28 $39,287 $41,860
Murano AWD SV 20 28 $35,192 $37,490
Murano FWD Platinum 20 28 $41,632 $44,360
Murano FWD S 20 28 $30,805 $32,810
Murano FWD SL 20 28 $37,835 $40,310
Murano FWD SV 20 28 $33,739 $35,940

Pricing

Invoice Price

$40,257
$43,084

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$42,250
$45,910

Monthly Payment Estimate

$704 / month
$765 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.2
6.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe makes premium gains with hybrid and turbo-4 power and a Palisade-like interior. The 2021 Nissan Murano’s windswept shape still looks good and safety is strong, but it’s showing its age.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

21 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

28 mpg 28 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Midsize Station Wagons

Interior Dimensions

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

Second Leg Room (in)

41.7 38.7

Front Head Room (in)

39.5 38.1

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

64.8 64.6

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.2 6.9

Length, Overall (in)

188.4 192.8

Height, Overall (in)

66.3 67.8

Track Width, Rear (in)

65.2 64.6

Wheelbase (in)

108.9 111.2

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.8 75.4

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 Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- 43

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- 37

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- 31.8

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- 74.4

Brakes

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

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.8 12.6

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

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

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

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 @ 1700 240 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

277 @ 5800 260 @ 6000

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

24 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

28 28

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

21 20

Transmission

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 Drive All Wheel Drive

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

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 -

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.43 2.41 - 0.38

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Santa Fe Nissan Murano

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

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

7.4 7.6

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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