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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Review

New 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

2021 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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New 2021 Toyota RAV4

2021 Toyota
RAV4

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MSRP*
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$26,850 to $42,300
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$26,150 to $36,080
Invoice* $25,589 to $40,305 $24,451 to $33,735
MPG - City 21 - 25 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 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

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 Toyota RAV4, 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 Toyota RAV4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Toyota RAV4 have similar Destination Charges.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Santa Fe is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 for pulling heavy loads. The Hyundai Santa Fe has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Toyota RAV4.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Santa Fe than that of the Toyota RAV4.