2022 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2022 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2022 Cadillac
XT4

MSRP*: $35,795 to $42,095
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2022 Hyundai
Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $40,000 to $46,010
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MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 48.9 ft3 Info not available
Engine
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 260-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 235 hp 260 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 181.1 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 76.7 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.5 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 39.5 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 39.5 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.0 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Cadillac XT4 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac XT4.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Cadillac XT4 or the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Cadillac XT4 is much wider than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Cadillac XT4 is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Cadillac XT4 has the same turning radius as the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Cadillac XT4 is clearly the choice over the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Cadillac XT4 has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Cadillac XT4 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Cadillac XT4 and the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Cadillac XT4 than that of the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid.