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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2.0T Limited AWD
MSRP
$39,575
Invoice
$37,617
Average Price Paid
$37,572
1,736 listings nationwide

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2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
MSRP
$36,410
Invoice
$33,241
Average Price Paid
$33,771
251 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2.0T Limited AWD
Fair Price
$38,740
Good Price
$36,763
Great Price
$35,633
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Fair Price
$34,703
Good Price
$32,946
Great Price
$31,942

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2.0T Limited AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Last year, Hyundai changed its approach to the Santa Fe. The smaller five-passenger Santa Fe Sport got drop-kicked from the automaker’s lineup, replaced by this completely redesigned v...

2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
No Expert Reviews
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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Specs

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2.0T Limited AWD
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.8 gal 17.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
235 hp @ 6,000 RPM
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 44.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 41 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.9 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 897 lbs 1,605 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.8 in 194.9 in
Width 74.4 in 76 in
Height 67.1 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2.0T Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Earthy Bronze
  • Lava Orange
  • Machine Gray
  • PORTOFINO Gray
  • Quartz White
  • RAINFOREST
  • Scarlet Red
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
  • Symphony Silver
  • Twilight Black
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Special Color

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