When we compare the Honda CR-V's and the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport's specifications and ratings, the Honda CR-V has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Hyundai SANTA FE Sport has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Honda CR-V's and the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Honda CR-V vs. Hyundai SANTA FE Sport Pricing
A used 2018 Honda CR-V ranges from $20,499 to $29,990 while a used 2018 Hyundai SANTA FE Sport is priced between $13,988 to $24,997.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda CR-V’s base engine makes 184 horsepower, and the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport base engine makes 185 horsepower. The CR-V is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. The SANTA FE Sport is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 470 miles.This gives the Honda CR-V the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the Honda CR-V has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Hyundai SANTA FE Sport has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The Honda CR-V and Hyundai SANTA FE Sport are comparable in regards to front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Honda CR-V has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.