2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Many consider the Crossover SUV to be one of the most versatile kinds of vehicles on the road because they can be great for families, people who travel for work, and for people who just love to drive.

Deciding which crossover is best for you is a workshop, since every brand of car has a crossover SUV in their lineup. Let's take a look at a couple crossover SUVs and compare them.

Today we'll be looking at the Honda CR-V and the Hyundai Santa Fe.


For starters, while they're close in price. The MSRP of the Hyundai Santa Fe has a heftier price tag, starting at $25,500, while the Honda CR-V starts at $24,350.

Fuel Economy

Two of the most important features in crossover SUVS are fuel economy and cabin space. The Honda CR-V gets up to 26 miles per gallon in the city, and 32 on the highway. The Hyundai Santa Fe comes up short in both cases at 22-miles per gallon in the city, and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.

Cabin & Cargo Space

Not just efficient, the Honda CR-V also offers more cabin space with 39.2 cubic feet for cargo, and 75.8 for passengers. The Hyundai Santa Fe only offers 35.9 cargo, and 71.3 passenger.


Both vehicles offer comparable power, with the Honda CR-V starting at 184 horsepower and the Hyundai Santa Fe at 185 horsepower.

Verdict: 2019 Honda CR-V

With only a negligible difference in horsepower, every other category makes the 2019 Honda CR-V the obvious choice for car buyers. Save money while getting better gas mileage and more cabin space with a 2019 Honda CR-V, the clear choice and a better buy in the Crossover SUV Class.

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**Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

For 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, 115 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 combined MPG gasoline only rating. 13 mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. 570 mile combined gas-electric driving range rating. Based on 2014 EPA mileage and driving range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, visit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-PHEV-label.shtml.