GO

Car Comparison

Use this tool to compare car rankings, scores, prices and specs for your top picks. You can compare SUVs, cars or trucks and you can compare new cars and used cars. Then use our Best Price Program to get a great deal on new cars or search our huge collection of used car listings.

Standard Standard
Optional Optional
X Remove X Remove X Remove
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 2009 Toyota Venza 2009 Chevrolet Traverse
     
FWD 4dr Man GLS
  • FWD 4dr Man GLS
  • FWD 4dr Auto GLS
  • AWD 4dr Auto GLS
  • FWD 4dr Auto SE
  • AWD 4dr Auto SE
  • FWD 4dr Auto Limited
  • AWD 4dr Auto Limited
4dr Wgn I4 FWD (Natl)
  • 4dr Wgn I4 FWD (Natl)
  • 4dr Wgn I4 FWD (GS)
  • 4dr Wgn I4 FWD (SE)
  • 4dr Wgn I4 AWD (Natl)
  • 4dr Wgn I4 AWD (GS)
  • 4dr Wgn I4 AWD (SE)
  • 4dr Wgn V6 FWD (Natl)
  • 4dr Wgn V6 FWD (GS)
  • 4dr Wgn V6 FWD (SE)
  • 4dr Wgn V6 AWD (Natl)
  • 4dr Wgn V6 AWD (GS)
  • 4dr Wgn V6 AWD (SE)
Front-Wheel Drive LS
  • Front-Wheel Drive LS
  • All-Wheel Drive LS
  • Front-Wheel Drive LT 1LT
  • All-Wheel Drive LT 1LT
  • Front-Wheel Drive LT 2LT
  • All-Wheel Drive LT 2LT
  • Front-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • All-Wheel Drive LTZ

Prices

MSRP $21,695 $25,975 $29,215
Invoice $20,861 $23,506 $27,608
Avg. Paid $10,821 $14,955 $13,921

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.7 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.3 8.9
Performance 7.3 7.7 8.5
Interior 8.1 8.9 8.5
Operating Cost 7.7 7.9 7.4
Safety 9.4 9.4 9.4
Reliability 4.0 5.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great fuel economy
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Good reliability score
  • Smooth ride
  • Great fuel economy
  • Top reliability score
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Smooth ride
  • Tons of cargo and passenger space
  • Great safety scores
  • Above-average reliability rating
Cons
  • Unremarkable performance
  • Some cheap-feeling interior materials
  • Boring to drive
  • Can’t tow or travel off-road like a traditional SUV
  • Some interior quality complaints

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 2.7L/164 Gas 4-cyl 2.7L/163 Gas V6 3.6L/220
MPG 17 City / 24 Hwy 19 City / 26 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door Wagon 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.3 109.3 118.9
Length, Overall (in) 184.1 189.0 205.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 75.0 78.4
Height, Overall (in) 67.9 63.4 70.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3727 3760 4790

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Rear Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 8
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 108.3 108 153.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.6 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 40.2 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 60.0 62.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 56.0 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.3 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 39.1 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 59.0 61.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 56.5 57.8
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 78.2 70.1 117.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 34.2 30.7 68.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 26.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl Gas V6
Displacement 2.7L/164 2.7L/163 3.6L/220
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 185 @ 6000 182 @ 5800 281 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 183 @ 4000 182 @ 4200 266 @ 3400
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 35.8 39.1 40.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 17.7 22.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard