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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 Mazda CX-9 2013 Kia Sorento
     
FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Sport
  • AWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr 2.0T Sport
  • FWD 4dr 2.0T Sport w/Saddle Int
  • FWD 4dr GLS
  • AWD 4dr 2.0T Sport
  • AWD 4dr 2.0T Sport w/Saddle Int
  • AWD 4dr GLS
  • FWD 4dr Limited
  • FWD 4dr Limited w/Saddle Int
  • AWD 4dr Limited w/Saddle Int
  • AWD 4dr Limited
FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Sport
  • AWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Touring
  • AWD 4dr Touring
  • FWD 4dr Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Grand Touring
2WD 4dr I4 LX
  • 2WD 4dr I4 LX
  • 2WD 4dr I4-GDI LX
  • AWD 4dr I4-GDI LX
  • 2WD 4dr V6 LX
  • 2WD 4dr I4-GDI EX
  • AWD 4dr V6 LX
  • 2WD 4dr V6 EX
  • AWD 4dr I4-GDI EX
  • AWD 4dr V6 EX
  • 2WD 4dr V6 SX
  • AWD 4dr V6 SX

Prices

MSRP $24,700 $29,785 $23,150
Invoice $23,728 $28,183 $22,370
Avg. Paid $20,102 $24,138 $19,068

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 7.8 7.8
Critics' Rating 8.0 8.5 8.4
Performance 7.5 8.5 7.3
Interior 7.5 7.4 7.4
Operating Cost 7.9 7.6 7.9
Safety 10.0 7.2 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Santa Fe Sport’s generous cargo space
  • Santa Fe Sport’s excellent fuel economy
  • Athletic handling
  • Generous cargo space for the class
  • Straightforward UVO infotainment system
Cons
  • Dull navigation graphics
  • Cramped third row in Santa Fe
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Small center stack display screen
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Cramped second row

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas V6 3.7L/227 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 21 City / 29 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 21 City / 30 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Crossover Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.3 113.2 106.300
Length, Overall (in) 184.6 200.6 183.900
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 76.2 74.200
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 68.0 67.300

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) 3459 4317 3605

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Optional Standard
Power Driver 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 7 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 108.0 139.4 142.500
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6 39.200
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 40.9 41.300
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 59.4 59.300
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 56.5 56.300
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 39.0 39.200
Second Leg Room (in) 39.4 39.8 37.600
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.7 58.700
Second Hip Room (in) 55.4 56.0 55.900
Third Leg Room (in) 32.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 71.5 100.7 72.500
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 35.4 48.3 37.000
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 17.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag 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

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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.7L/227 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 190 @ 6300 273 @ 6250 175 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 181 @ 4250 270 @ 4250 169 @ 3750
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 35.8 37.4 35.700

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24 30
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 20.1 18.000

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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