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2022 Audi Q3 vs. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

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2022 Audi
Q3

MSRP*: $35,900 to $38,200
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2021 Hyundai
Santa Fe

MSRP*: $27,000 to $42,450
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 21 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG 25 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 48.0 ft3 72.1 ft3
Engine 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 277-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 184 - 228 hp 191 - 277 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 176.6 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 72.8 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 41.7 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 39.5 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.0 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Santa Fe will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q3.

Convenience
The Hyundai Santa Fe requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q3, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Santa Fe. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi Q3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q3 is much slimmer than the Hyundai Santa Fe, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Handling
The Audi Q3 has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q3 has a lot less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Powertrain
The Audi Q3 has much lower torque than the Hyundai Santa Fe, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q3 and the Hyundai Santa Fe. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Audi Q3 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Santa Fe.