|2019 Chevy Equinox||VS||Hyundai Santa Fe|
|Up to 252 HP||Horsepower||Up to 235 HP|
|22/29-28/39 mpg||Fuel Efficiency (city/highway)||20/25-22/29 mpg|
The 2019 Chevy Equinox vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe comparison sheds light on each vehicle’s versatility. These 5-passenger compact crossover SUVs are capable of meeting consumers’ needs, while offering numerous standard features and available options that may come as a surprise. Safety, convenience and style are at the core of each vehicle’s 2019 design.
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is available in seven trim levels that can be configured 14 ways. The Santa Fe SE is the basic trim level and its exterior can be customized with a color palette ranging from Quartz White and Symphony Silver to Lava Orange and Rainforest. The SE trim comes equipped with an Inline 4-cylinder engine complemented by an 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. SHIFTRONIC is Hyundai’s version of the manumatic transmission. Per its name, the manumatic transmission gives drivers the convenience of both an automatic and manual transmission, allowing an easy switch between the two. With a simple shift into a second gate on the gear-shift panel, drivers can take over shifting responsibilities which were previously controlled by the transmission’s computer technology. Consumers can select standard front-wheel drive (FWD) or opt to select all-wheel drive (AWD), all for the MSRP of $25,500.
The 2019 Chevy Equinox is available in eight trim levels, and with 3 different available engines it can be configured to create 15 different options. The Equinox L is the basic trim level and has available exterior paint colors like Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Pepperdust Metallic and Cajun Red Tintcoat. The L trim comes equipped with a 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine complemented by a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. The Equinox comes standard with FWD, but AWD is an available option, and with an MSRP $23,800 you’ll have a great vehicle in the most basic trim.
The Santa Fe vs. Equinox matchup is tight, but the Equinox has the competitive edge. Here’s a closer look at what these SUVs have to offer.