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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

2021 Honda CR-V


2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

$25,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$26,275 MSRP

Max Horsepower


Maximum EPA-Estimated MPG (City/Highway)


12-Way Power Driver’s Seat
with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support

Not Available
39.2 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space Behind
the 2nd Row

35.9 Cubic Feet
75.8 Cubic Feet

Max Cargo Space

71.3 Cubic Feet

We want to ensure drivers take home the best crossover SUV to meet their needs, which is why we’ve put together this competitive 2021 Honda CR-V vs. Hyundai Santa Fe comparison. Let’s take a look at how the following factors compare:

  • Pricing Options
  • Power and MPG
  • Space and Features

CR-V vs. Santa Fe: Pricing Options

Whether you’re looking at a sedan like the Honda Accord or a crossover SUV like the Honda CR-V, starting prices are going to be a major concern. Compare the CR-V against the Santa Fe and you’ll see the former starting lower at both the top and bottom of the trim level lineup.

2021 Honda CR-V trim levels range between:

  • 2021 Honda CR-V LX FWD: Priced at $25,350 MSRP*
  • 2021 Honda CR-V Touring FWD: Priced at $33,650 MSRP*

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe trim levels range between:

  • 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe SE: Priced at $26,275 MSRP
  • 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited: Priced at $37,875 MSRP

CR-V vs. Santa Fe: Power and MPG

Four-cylinder engines come as standard with both models, but the Honda CR-V’s is a touch more potent:

  • Honda CR-V: Makes up to 190 hp
  • Hyundai Santa Fe: Makes up to 185 hp

Even with that added power, the Honda returns considerably stronger efficiency ratings.

  • 2021 Honda CR-V LXFWD: Makes up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway**
  • 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe SE FWD: Makes up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway

CR-V vs. Santa Fe: Space and Features

Of the two, only the Honda CR-V is available with a 12-Way Power Driver’s Seat with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support that’s able to perfectly fit around your own unique size and shape for maximum comfort. The CR-V also outperforms the Santa Fe when it comes to cargo space. You’ll find:

  • Up to 39.2 cubic feet behind the 2nd row of the CR-V vs. 35.9 in the Santa Fe.
  • Up to 75.8 cubic feet behind the 1st row of the CR-V vs. 71.3 in the Santa Fe.

You’ll Find the Latest Honda CR-V Available Now from San Francisco Honda

Whether you want a quote for the trade-in value of your current vehicle or feel like talking through financing options, our team can help. With that in mind, feel free to get in touch today.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge, options and accessories. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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