When you're looking at the Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Santa Fe, there are many different features and specs to compare. Both models offer immense capabilities, comfortable interiors, and a range of safety systems -- but only one is the right one for you. Luckily, the experts at Hyundai dealership are happy to lay out the details for you.

A Side-by-Side Overview of Two SUVs

Both these new SUVs offer optimal horsepower ratings, along with competitive mpg. As one can see, the new Tucson base horsepower differs a bit from the Santa Fe. They each offer AWD systems on an optional basis, with the benefits of specific trims. Generally speaking, these models are fairly similar at the base level SE trim. Start comparing the Santa Fe SEL, which offers a convenient Safe Exit Assist feature to the Tucson SEL, with its Blind Spot Collision Warning -- then you'll see some larger differences. Part of the charm in comparing the Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Santa Fe is seeing the similarities, which you'll find below.

2021 Hyundai Tucson
Engine: 2.0L, 4 cylinder or upgraded 2.4L 4 cylinder
Horsepower: 161-hp, 181-hp
Starting Price: $23,700 base
Length: 176.4"
Trims: SE: $23,700 starting MSRP
Value: $25,150 starting MSRP
SEL: $26,100 starting MSRP
Sport: $28,250 starting MSRP
Limited: $29,400 starting MSRP
Ultimate: $32,050 starting MSRP
Infotainment: 7" or 8" touchscreen
Wireless Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
Wireless Charging
8 Speaker Audio System
Warranty: New Vehicle Warranty: 5 years or 60,000 miles
Powertrain warranty: 10 years or 100,000 miles
24/7 Roadside Assistance: 5 years/ unlimited miles
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
Engine: 2.5L, 4 cylinder or upgraded 277-hp 2.5L turbocharged engine
Horsepower: 191-hp, 277-hp
Starting Price: $27,000 base (estimated)
Length: 187.8" (estimated)
Trims: (2020 prices)
SE: $26,275 starting MSRP
SEL: $28,025 starting MSRP
SEL 2.0T: $34,875 starting MSRP
Limited: $36,025 starting MSRP
Limited 2.0T: $37,875 starting MSRP
Infotainment: 8" or 10.3" touchscreen
Wireless Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
Wireless Charging
12 Speaker Audio System
Warranty: *New Vehicle Warranty: 5 years or 60,000 miles
Powertrain warranty: 10 years or 100,000 miles
24/7 Roadside Assistance: 5 years/ unlimited miles

On a broad scale, we'd say that both models are similar but offer value in different ways. Whereas the Tucson highlights an impressive balance of tech and comfort, the new Santa Fe offers innovative safety systems with modern interiors. When it comes to SUV shopping, it's all about preferences.

Different SUVs, Same Financing

Whether you opt for a new Tucson SUV or a new Santa Fe SUV in Atlanta, our expert finance center can assist. There are cool benefits of buying a new Hyundai model from our dealers, like the Hyundai Assurance program**, which offers 9% APR financing and 3 months of postponed payments on the Tucson and other models available via the new Hyundai vehicle lineup.

To learn more about offers like this, simply get in touch with our professional finance center. We have the lowdown on all of the best ways to finance a new Santa Fe model, whether that's via one of our Tucson lease deals or a new auto loan.

What's the difference between leasing vs. buying a new Hyundai SUV? We're glad you asked. Essentially, if you're looking to upgrade your new model every year, one of our Santa Fe lease deals should be on your radar. If you prefer personalizing your model, then financing a new Tucson might be the best strategy as it leads to full-on ownership at the end of your loan term.

Regardless of your preferences when it comes to safety, tech, or comfort, the specialists at our dealership are here to advocate for you. Contact us, let us know what you need, and we'll help you find an SUV that fits!

Disclosure::
*Santa Fe - AWD available on SE, SEL, SEL 2.0T, Limited, and Limited 2.0T trims.
*Tucson - AWD available on SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate trims.
Hyundai Assurance Program**
Deferred payment to 90 days90-day deferred first payment available only for select new Hyundai vehicles financed at 0% APR through Hyundai Motor Finance for highly rated buyers. An advance can be requested. Subject to credit approval from Hyundai Motor Finance. Not all customers will qualify. Consult a dealer for more information. Offer valid from September 9 to November 2, 2020.