2023 Buick Envision vs. 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

2023 Buick Envision vs. 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2023 Buick
Envision

MSRP*: $33,400 to $47,460
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2023 Hyundai
Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $42,410 to $47,670
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MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 72.1 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 261-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 hp 261 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.5 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 39.5 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.9 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
The Buick Envision offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision.

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 Buick Envision will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Buick Envision is about the same width as the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid. The Buick Envision is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Buick Envision has the same turning radius as the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Envision has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Envision does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.

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