2023 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 | NewCars.com

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2023 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

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2023 Hyundai
Santa Fe

MSRP*: $28,450 to $44,000
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2023 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $39,800 to $41,800
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MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 MPG 30 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 72.1 ft3 62.0 ft3
Engine
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 277-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 277 hp 221 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 3,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 188.4 in 182.4 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.0 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. The Hyundai Santa Fe will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Santa Fe as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Hyundai Santa Fe will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Santa Fe is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Santa Fe, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Handling
The Hyundai Santa Fe has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Santa Fe has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Powertrain
The Hyundai Santa Fe has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Hyundai Santa Fe has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, making the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Hyundai Santa Fe has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.