Compare 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
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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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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 21 27 $25,482 $26,545
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 23 29 $24,235 $25,245
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 21 27 $27,547 $28,695
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 23 29 $26,299 $27,395
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black 4MOTION 21 27 $30,619 $31,895
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black FWD 23 29 $29,371 $30,595
Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 21 27 $32,492 $33,845
Tiguan 2.0T SEL FWD 23 29 $31,243 $32,545
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 21 27 $37,531 $39,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,114
$25,482
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,100
$26,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$702 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe pushes efficiency with a new hybrid model. The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is spacious and comfortable, and also the league-leader in modesty,
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 55.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
41.7 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
111.5 101.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
188.4 185.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.9 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.4 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.1 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.4 37.6
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 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)
12.8 13.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA 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
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P215/65HR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4076 3825
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
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 360
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
277 @ 6000 184 @ 4400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
311 @ 3500 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.22 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA VJ
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.43 5.59
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Volkswagen Tiguan
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MOTION
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.4
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
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