When comparing the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport's and the Nissan Murano's specifications and ratings, 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 interior volume. The Nissan Murano has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Hyundai SANTA FE Sport and Nissan Murano have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport's and the Nissan Murano's specifications and ratings, the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport is a better car than the Nissan Murano.
Hyundai SANTA FE Sport vs. Nissan Murano Pricing
A used 2018 Hyundai SANTA FE Sport ranges from $13,988 to $24,997 while a used 2018 Nissan Murano is priced between $17,000 to $28,726.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Hyundai SANTA FE Sport’s base engine makes 185 horsepower, and the Nissan Murano base engine makes 260 horsepower. Both the SANTA FE Sport and the Murano are rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 470 and 532 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Hyundai SANTA FE Sport, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Nissan Murano, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room and rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Nissan Murano has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.