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2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

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2021 Mazda
CX-30

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2021 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*
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$22,050 to $34,050
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$27,000 to $42,450
Invoice* $21,421 to $33,066 $25,732 to $40,448
MPG - City 22 - 25 21 - 25
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 25 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Mazda CX-30, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Santa Fe will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-30.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Santa Fe, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mazda CX-30, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Clearly, the Mazda CX-30 is a better financial choice over the Hyundai Santa Fe, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mazda CX-30 and the Hyundai Santa Fe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-30 is much slimmer than the Hyundai Santa Fe, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda CX-30, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Drivetrain
The Mazda CX-30 has much lower torque than the Hyundai Santa Fe, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mazda CX-30 has a smaller turning radius than the Hyundai Santa Fe, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda CX-30 has a lot less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-30 and the Hyundai Santa Fe. The Mazda CX-30 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda CX-30 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Santa Fe.