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2021 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

New 2021 Hyundai Palisade

2021 Hyundai
Palisade

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New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$32,525 to $47,750
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$35,145
Invoice* $31,238 to $45,138 $33,016
MPG - City 19 N/A
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Palisade than in the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. The Hyundai Palisade will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

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). The Hyundai Palisade is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Hyundai Palisade is much higher than that for the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Palisade is much wider than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Palisade, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Palisade does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The Hyundai Palisade has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Palisade is clearly the choice over the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Palisade greatly out-muscles the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Hyundai Palisade more than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Hyundai Palisade, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Palisade than that of the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.