Compare 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2021 Honda CR-V

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Honda CR-V

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe


2021 Honda CR-V

2.5L 4cyl


1.5L 4cyl Turbo
191 HP


190 HP
25 city / 28 hwy*

Fuel Economy

28 city / 34 hwy*

Serving Vandalia , OH

If you are seeking a premium midsize SUV for your next ride, the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe makes a fine choice. The 2021 Santa Fe is a solid car that is consistently rated towards the top of its class. The Hyundai Santa Fe stands out in many key categories, including strong performance, many standard features, overall ride quality, and power. The Santa Fe gets top safety scores in government crash tests, and it has an exceptionally generous warranty. The Hyundai Santa Fe competes with a number of other vehicles in the class, including the Honda CR-V. Compared to the Honda CR-V, the Hyundai Santa Fe has more user-friendly technology, more power from its engine, and it is overall more fun and energetic to drive.


With the Hyundai Santa Fe you will get the option of three different mechanical systems. You can try one of them or all three with an online test drive. The base engine is a 2.5L engine with four cylinders. It can produce just over 190 HP, and its torque output is 182 LB-FT. With the base engine comes an eight-speed transmission. You can also opt for a stronger turbo engine with the higher-end models. The second engine will provide more power at 277 HP, and it cranks out over 310 LB-FT in torque. You’ll get a dual clutch transmission for an even more engaging and exciting ride. The Hyundai Santa Fe also comes in a hybrid edition with a turbo 1.6L engine and electric motor. Combined, they produce 225 HP and use an automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is standard with the hybrid and with select trims. The Hyundai Santa Fe can tow 3,500 pounds, while the Honda CR-V tows just 1,500 pounds at most. While you can choose from three engines with the Santa Fe, you can only get one engine with the Honda, which is a turbo that produces 190 HP.

Features and Interior

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has a well-equipped and spacious cabin with many standout features. The interior of the Santa Fe has room for five people. Its upholstery starts with cloth at the base level and progresses to leather at the top of the line. There are four standard USB ports with the Santa Fe, and it has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as standard amenities. The infotainment begins with an 8-inch touchscreen display. A larger 10.25-inch display comes with the higher-end trims, which also have a panoramic sunroof. The Honda only adds a touchscreen, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay on the higher-end trim levels. Its controls are not as intuitive, and its cabin has less space overall.


The Hyundai Santa Fe has a contemporary look inside and out. LED lights are standard, and it also has polished alloy wheels. Wheels start at 18 inches on the Hyundai, but they are smaller on the Honda. LED tail lights are available for the Santa Fe through a package, and roof rails are standard on the second trim.

If you’re thinking that you would like to try out the Santa Fe after reading all about the great features that it has, you will want to book an online test drive of the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe through Joseph Airport Hyundai. The friendly and accommodating staff will happily put you behind the wheel of the Santa Fe trim level that you like most. And best of all, you don’t even have to get off the couch in order to enjoy a personalized driving experience. Instead, we will bring the luxury of testing out a car at home right to you. Our online test drive is a fast and convenient way to try out a car that you like without having to battle crowds or dealership lines. If you like the car after your test drive, you can also ask about vehicle financing so that you can complete the full car shopping experience online.

To get started with your online test drive 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe, or if you want to learn more about the contemporary SUV and all that it offers, be sure to contact the friendly staff at Joseph Airport Hyundai today.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.