Starting with the Base MSRP, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Santa Fe Sport are priced within $700 of each other just below the $25,000 mark. Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has an ALG Residual Value of 48% after 36 months and 35% after 60 months. Toyota RAV4 has an ALG Residual Value of 56% after 36 months and 46% after 60 months. RAV4 also has a slightly better fuel economy at 24mpg city/31mpg highway vs Santa Fe's 20mpg city/27mpg highway. Hyundai stands behind their vehicles, Santa Fe Sport has a 60 Month /60,000 mile Basic Warranty and a 120 Month / 100,000 mile Powertrain Warranty. RAV4 has a 36 Month / 36,000 Mile Basic Warranty and a 60 Month / 60,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty.
Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a 2.4 Liter engine with 190 Horsepower @ 6,300rpm and 181 Torque @ 4,250rpm. Toyota RAV4 has a 2.5 Liter engine with 176 Horsepower @ 6,000rpm and 172 Torque @ 4,100rpm. Hyundai can carry 17.4 gallons of fuel, Toyota can only carry 15.9 gallons. Both vehicles have Front and Rear Disc Brakes, Hill Start Assist, and Variable Assisted Steering. RAV4's Turning Diameter is 34.8, Santa Fe Sport's Turning Diameter is 35.8.
Hyundai Santa Fe Sport got 5 Stars on NHTSA's Front Driver Crash Test, Front Side Crash Test, Rear Side Crash Test, Overall Rating, Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating, Overall Side Crash Safety Rating, Overall Side Barrier Crash Safety Rating, and Side Pole Crash Safety Rating. Santa Fe got 4 Stars on NHTSA's Front Passenger Crash Test, and Rollover Safety Rating. Toyota RAV4 got 5 Stars on NHTSA's Front Side Crash Test, Rear Side Crash Test, Overall Rating, Overall Side Crash Safety Rating, Overall Side Barrier Crash Safety Rating, and Side Pole Crash Safety Rating. RAV4 got 4 Stars on NHTSA's Front Driver Crash Test, Front Passenger Crash Test, Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating, and Rollover Safety Rating. Both SUVs have Driver and Front Passenger Dual Stage Multiple Threshold Front Airbags, Front Side Airbags, Side Curtain Airbags, Vehicle Stability Control System, Traction Control, ABS Brakes, Tire Pressure Monitor, Child Proof Rear Locks, and Front Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor.
Interior features of RAV4 and Santa Fe Sport include Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Mounted Audio and Cruise Controls, Map Lights, Tilt/Telescopic/Adjustable Steering Column, Cargo Area Light, Driver's Vanity Mirror, Front Power Outlets, Rear Window Defroster, Delayed Power Retention, Nulti-Function Remote, and Exterior Temperature Gauge. Rav4 also has a rearview camera, which is optional on Santa Fa Sport. Santa Fe Sport also has Tailgate Power Lock/Unlock, and optional Dual Zone Automatic Climate control. Both vehicles have optional Floor Mats.
Seating Features of both SUVs include Front Adjustable Seat Height, Front Bucket Seats, and Fold Down Rear Seats. Santa Fe Sport has Driver's Adjustable Manual Lumbar Support and optional Power Driver Seat. Audio Features of Santa Fe Sport and RAV4 include AM/FM Radio seek, scan, speed sensitive volume and 6 speakers CD/MP3 Player with Auxiliary Input Audio Jack and MP3 Jack. Santa Fe Sport also comes with SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Storage Features of both SUVs include Beverage Holders, Console Storage, Door Pocket Storage, Overhead Console Storage, and Seatback Storage. Exterior Features of RAV4 and Santa Fe Sport include Remote Keyless Access System, Vehicle Theft Deterrent System, Power Folding Side Mirrors, Tinted Glass, and Automatic Headlights. Hyundai also has Heated Exterior Mirrors. Both vehicles have 17 Wheels with All-Season Tires. Hyundai comes with Alloy Wheels.