Hyundai Santa Fe vs Mazda CX-8 Comparison

    Hyundai Santa Fe

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    Mazda CX-8

    2024 Hyundai
    Santa Fe
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    CX-8

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv large category, between scores of 7 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.0
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Hyundai Santa Fe ACTIVE CRDi (AWD)
    Based on the Mazda CX-8 D35 TOURING ACTIVE (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Fuel Efficiency
    67L
    402 to 704 km
    NA
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty

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    MSRP
    $44,700 - $69,550
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    CarExpert's Take

    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Stylish and well thought-out interior
    • Strong, efficient diesel loves road trips
    • Balanced ride and handling tune
    Misses
    • No hybrid option for Active grade
    • Active also misses bigger touchscreen
    • Fairly limited third-row space
    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smooth, sonorous diesel powertrain
    • Excellent fuel economy
    • Comfortable, attractive interior
    Misses
    • Third row isn't great
    • Parents won't appreciate the handsome cloth interior
    • It's being discontinued

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$695)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe is available with the following exterior paint colours, depending on the trim level.

    • Abyss Black
    • Taiga Brown
    • Magnetic Force
    • Glacier White
    • Lagoon Blue
    • Rain Forest
    • Typhoon Silver

    Every paint colour besides Glacier White and Lagoon Blue cost an additional $695.

    Specs

    Type
    TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ, TURBO CDI, MULTI POINT F/INJ-
    Size (cc)
    1598 - 3470-
    Size (L)
    1.6L, 2.2L, 3.5L-
    Induction
    TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 4, V6-
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM-
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 24-
    Power
    132kW - 200kW-
    Power RPM
    3800 - 6400-
    Torque
    265Nm - 440Nm-
    Torque RPM
    500 - 5000-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.5 - 16-

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