Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Which SUV is Right for Me?

While the Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport may look and sound very similar there are a couple of differences to take note of when trying to decide which Santa Fe vehicle is right for you. Both vehicles share main of the same safety and tech features while still being uniquely different.



The first difference between the Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport is powertrain. The Santa Fe Sport has two engine options available, a 2.4-liter four cylinder with 185 horsepower and a 240 horsepower 2.0-liter Turbo four cylinder. The Santa Fe is powered by a 3.3-liter V6 that puts out 290 horsepower and has a towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs. The Santa Fe Sport also has towing abilities but can tow up to 2,800 or 3,500 lbs.

Hyundai Santa Fe

 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Dimensions & Specs

The Santa Fe Sport is like the little brother of the Santa Fe, a little smaller and a little lighter. The Santa Fe offers 160.1 cubic feet of total interior volume with 80 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. The Santa Fe Sport offers 143 cubic feet of total interior volume and 71.5 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. The Santa Fe also offers third-row seating make the total number of occupants seven. The Santa Fe Sport does not offer a third-row and can only seat five. So if you are looking for a little extra room the Santa Fe may be better for you.

Test Drive the Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport at Lithia Hyundai of Fresno

These two great cars are very similar and the best way to see what makes them different is by driving each one. So come down to Lithia Hyundai of Fresno at 5590 N Blackstone right here in Fresno, CA and go for a test drive today.  If you already know that the Santa Fe or Santa Fe Sport is what you are looking for, head to our online finance page to value your trade and get pre-qualified for credit. And be sure to check out factory incentives for discounts on new 2017 Hyundai's including the Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport. We are proud to help drivers from all over the Sander and Selma area find with all of their automotive needs.


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