The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is a popular midsize SUV with a wide variety of features and upgrades available. But don’t take our word for it. We will give you a direct comparison between the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe and its very strong market competition- the 2021 Toyota RAV4. And then you can decide for yourself, which one of them suits you better. After reading the comparison make sure to check out our Santa Fe inventory here at Apple Valley Hyundai in Winchester, VA!
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Toyota RAV4
|Number of trims||11|
|2.5L 4-cylinder turbocharged||Engine||2.5L|
|8-speed automatic||Transmission||8-speed automatic|
|2,000 lbs.||Towing Capacity||1,500 lbs.|
While both the Santa Fe and RAV4 have the same engine capacity, the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has a better initial acceleration in comparison to the RAV4. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe takes about 8.4 seconds to go from 0-60 mph whereas the 2021 RAV4 takes about 9.1 seconds. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe also has larger brake rotors which help stop the vehicle easily in case of an emergency. The front rotors for the Santa Fe are 12.8 inches as compared to only 12 inches in the RAV4. And the rear rotors are 12 inches in Santa Fe and only 11.1 inches in the RAV4.
Along with this, the Hyundai Santa Fe also has more passenger volume and cargo room in comparison to the Toyota RAV4. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has 111.5 cu.-ft. of passenger volume in comparison to only 98.9 cu.-ft. in the RAV4. Similarly, Santa Fe has a cargo capacity of 72.1 cu.-ft. while the RAV4 has 69.8 cu.-ft. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe also has an array of safety features made standard including Blindspot Detection System, Lane Departure Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Parking collision-avoidance assist, and Forward collision-avoidance assist with pedestrian detection.
As we can see that although the RAV4 is a tough competition, the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe stands out with its various features, spacious interiors, and striking design. Do you have any more questions about Santa Fe or its features? You can contact us and our team of experts here at Apple Valley Hyundai will be happy to assist you. If you live in or around Winchester, VA, you can also schedule a test drive with us using the button below. Hope to see you soon!