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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2021 Toyota Venza Review

New 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

2020 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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New 2021 Toyota Venza

2021 Toyota
Venza

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MSRP*
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$26,275 to $39,575
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$32,470 to $39,800
Invoice* $25,247 to $37,617 $30,521 to $37,412
MPG - City 20 - 22 40
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 N/A
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

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Toyota Venza. 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 Toyota Venza.

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 Venza, 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 Venza. 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 Venza have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Santa Fe is a little wider than the Toyota Venza, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Santa Fe takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Venza.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Santa Fe does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Venza.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Santa Fe greatly out-muscles the Toyota Venza.

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 Venza. With the Hyundai Santa Fe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Venza.

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