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Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
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$27,975
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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Nissan Murano
2020 Nissan Murano
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$31,730
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.0
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Subaru Ascent
2021 Subaru Ascent
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$32,295
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.4-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
260 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
277 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.5 ft
38.7 ft
38 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65TR17
P235/65TR18
P245/60HR18
Rear Tire
P235/65TR17
P235/65TR18
P245/60HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
19 gallons
19.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
394.8 miles
380 miles
405.3 miles
Cruising Range Highway
507.6 miles
532 miles
521.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.8 in
192.4 in
196.8 in
Height
66.1 in
66.6 in
71.6 in
Max Width
74.4 in
75.4 in
76 in
Front Width
64.3 in
64.6 in
64.4 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
64.6 in
64.2 in
Wheelbase
108.9 in
111.2 in
113.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.3 in
6.9 in
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.1 in
40.5 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
39.9 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
59.5 in
61.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
55.4 in
57.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
38.7 in
38.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.2 in
39.8 in
40 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
58.8 in
60.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.3 in
55.2 in
57.5 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
31.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
36.3 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
57.2 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
45.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,735 lbs
3,823 lbs
4,430 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs
2,000 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
71.3 ft³
67 ft³
86.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.9 ft³
32.1 ft³
47.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
35.9 ft³
32.1 ft³
17.8 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Earthy Bronze
  • Lava Orange
  • Machine Gray, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Portofino Gray
  • Quartz White
  • Rainforest
  • Scarlet Red, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
  • Symphony Silver, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Twilight Black
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black/Beige, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black/Black, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Espresso/Gray, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Graphite, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Slate Black, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles