Compare Hyundai Santa Fe vs Nissan Pathfinder

Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
284 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
181 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
259 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,810 lbs
4,317 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
3,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
23 MPG
City
25 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
470 miles
388.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.4 miles
481 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
188.4 in
197 in
Height
66.3 in
70.9 in
Max Width
74.8 in
77.9 in
Front Width
64.8 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
65.2 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
108.9 in
114.2 in
Ground Clearance
8.2 in
7.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.1 in
44.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
60.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
59.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.3 in
56.3 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
28 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
37.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
58.4 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
46.7 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
72.1 ft³
80.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
36.4 ft³
45 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
36.4 ft³
16.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/60TR18
P255/60HR18
Rear Tire
P235/60TR18
P255/60HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Hampton Gray
  • Portofino Gray
  • Shimmering Silver
  • Stormy Sea
  • Twilight Black
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Ocean Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Quartz White
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Leather Seat Trim
  • Beige, YES Essentials Stain-Resistant Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, YES Essentials Stain-Resistant Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Leather Seat Trim
  • Gray, YES Essentials Stain-Resistant Cloth Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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