In comparing the Hyundai SANTA FE's and the Hyundai PALISADE's specifications and ratings, the Hyundai SANTA FE has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Hyundai PALISADE has the advantage in the areas of resale value, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai SANTA FE's and the Hyundai PALISADE's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Hyundai SANTA FE vs. Hyundai PALISADE Pricing
A used 2023 Hyundai SANTA FE ranges from $27,973 to $41,997 while a used 2024 Hyundai PALISADE is priced between $44,054 to $56,304. For a new model, the Hyundai SANTA FE's price is between $30,630 and $46,315, with the Hyundai PALISADE priced between $43,624 and $55,894.
Hyundai SANTA FE vs. Hyundai PALISADE Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Hyundai SANTA FE loses 50 percent of its value and the Hyundai PALISADE loses 48.2 percent of its value. This means the Hyundai PALISADE retains 1.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Hyundai SANTA FE.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Hyundai SANTA FE’s base engine makes 191 horsepower, and the Hyundai PALISADE base engine makes 291 horsepower. The SANTA FE is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 496 miles. The PALISADE is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 489 miles. This gives the Hyundai SANTA FE the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Hyundai PALISADE. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Hyundai PALISADE has the advantage of offering more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Hyundai SANTA FE has the advantage in the areas of front head room cargo space. The Hyundai SANTA FE and Hyundai PALISADE are comparable in regards to front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Hyundai SANTA FE and the Hyundai PALISADE have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Hyundai SANTA FE has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.