2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Vs 2021 Honda Passport near Newark NJ

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Overview

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is wider, higher, and sportier than the 2021 Honda Passport, but looks aren't everything. Does it stack up against the Passport in other ways? Will Davis Hyundai customers be satisfied with the Santa Fe's performance? Our 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Vs 2021 Honda Passport review is a detailed look into both models. You can use this review how you wish. If you just want to see which model looks better, we've got that for you. If you're interested in efficiency specs, that's going to help you out, too. Our 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe comparisons are always reflective of a crowded mid-size market where the Santa Fe manages to somehow stand out each year.

Newark NJ - 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe's Overview

Exterior - Hyundai Dealer serving Newark NJ

The stylishness of the Calligraphy trim is already legendary in its own time. Thanks to 20-inch alloy wheels with machined and painted accents, a chrome grille, and chrome door handles, you have a more distinguished look on the Santa Fe Calligraphy (and other trims as well). For the Passport, it's more mundane and dreary. It gets very few upgrades on its exterior this year and continues to look a couple of years behind its competition. The Calligraphy even gets fully galvanized steel panels for a tougher stance. Both models grab clear coat paint options and rain-sensing wipers, so the Passport isn't behind in every area. It is, however, behind in enough areas to completely lose its sense of style and purpose. The Santa Fe, in the meantime, found its stride this year with the upscale Calligraphy trim. Few models in this class would be able to keep up with it, but the Honda Passport isn't even able to keep up in many areas.

Newark NJ - 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe's Exterior

Technology - 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe near Newark NJ

Hyundai took the gloves off on technology this year and began stacking their SUVs and sedans with today's largest touchscreens and highest of technologies. You'll find the upper trims of Santa Fe can be equipped with a 630 watt premium audio system, 10.25" touchscreen infotainment display, and BlueLink technology that Honda simply doesn't have because it didn't invent it. You'll notice a distinct difference in both vehicles in terms of entertainment, so if you're big on technology, don't pass up on the upper trim lineup for the Santa Fe. It's as good a tech platform as exists in SUVs today and looks stunning against the dash and other parts of the Santa Fe. You'll notice more digital instrumentation is illuminated this year, too, for that "in control" and "futuristic" look that makes you feel like you're driving an SUV of great substance. When you choose the 2021 Santa Fe, you're definitely getting your money's worth on technology.

Newark NJ - 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe's Interior
Hyundai Santa Fe Performance specs

The Santa Fe bests the 2021 Honda Passport on two very subtle and sometimes overlooked areas of performance. First, it's more efficient than the Passport, getting 25 MPG in the city and 28 MPG in highway miles (compare that to only 20 and 25 for the gas guzzling Passport. Efficiency still matters to SUV owners. Those gas bills are going to add to the price of your vehicle over the long-term, making a seemingly economical model like the Passport suddenly sound like a bad idea (and it certainly is a bad idea). Overall, the Santa Fe is serving Trenton Ewing Hamilton New Jersey with both greater efficiency and something else that's important: torque. Your Santa Fe Calligraphy gets a monstrous 311 lb-ft of torque, compared to only 262 lb-ft of torque for the Passport Elite Sport. That's that mean for you? It means that pound for pound, penny for penny, the Santa Fe is the more efficient, take-control model.

Newark NJ - 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe's Mechanical
Winner - 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe dealer

Called the "adventurous family SUV' by Hyundai, the Santa Fe is also a very nice SUV. Its blacked out diamond-patterned grille has slim winged headlamps that come to a sharp point just before and above the bulk of the grille. It's as if the Santa Fe is pointing at one of its most defining features, letting you know that it's worth your time. And it is. Its up to 277 horsepower, available all-wheel drive, and 20-inch alloy wheels are what Hyundai calls "ultra-luxe." They want you to feel like you're driving in a vehicle as special as the Santa Fe has really been all these years. Finally, the Santa Fe isn't even arguing with the Passport anymore. It's just moving onto bigger things (and hopefully your driveway).

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