Are you looking to upgrade your life with a brand new SUV? We know that finding the right vehicle can be trickier than you might want it to be, which is why we are here to help you however we can. In this instance, we are going to be comparing two of the top SUVs that you can choose from. The first is the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe, which comes into this model year with new styling, an upgraded interior, additional advanced safety features, and a brand new trim level. The other option is the 2021 Nissan Rogue. This SUV adds in a new unibody chassis, an improved continuously variable transmission, and improved ProPilot Assist. Are you interested in finding out more? Keep reading down below where we give you all of the latest information on these two vehicles.
The Hyundai Santa Fe makes sure that it creates a large gap between itself and the competition with three available engines to choose from right off the top. The base engine is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, which outputs 182 pound-feet of torque and 191 horsepower. FWD and AWD are available here. Another available engine is a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-4, which can create around 311 lb-ft of torque and 277 horsepower. The final engine you can get is a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that is connected to an electric motor. Here you are getting 178 horsepower from the gasoline engine and 59 horsepower from the electric motor.
2021 Nissan Rogue Power & Handling
There is really only one engine that you can get when you choose the 2021 Nissan Rogue. This engine is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, which you can expect to get around 181 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard, though you can get all-wheel drive if that is preferable. There is no hybrid model, and while there is another engine, it’s mostly in a pilot program, meaning that it isn’t widely available so it isn’t worth mentioning.
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Features & Design
Beyond just being powerful, the Santa Fe makes sure that you have all of the technology and comfort necessary to keep a vehicle relevant for years to come. Standard features with this SUV include 18-inch wheels, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, adaptive cruise control, and an eight-inch touchscreen. Available features with this Hyundai include power-folding side mirror, Nappa leather upholstery, a color head-up display, heated/cooled front seats, a surround-view monitor, and blind-spot collision avoidance assist.
2021 Nissan Rogue Features & Design
The last thing we want to check out with the 2021 Rogue is what kind of features you’ll be able to get. Some of the standard ones include 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, LED taillights, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Safety Shield 360, and an eight-inch infotainment screen. Some of the available features include a panoramic moonroof, tri-zone climate control, ProPilot Assist, wireless smartphone charging, leather interior trim, and a motion-activated liftgate.
While there is a pretty decent amount of competition here, the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe really just runs away with it. Whether you want a hybrid or gasoline engine, and no matter the kind of safety you want, Hyundai delivers. Stop by Hyundai of Louisville today to check out all of the models that we have on our lot.
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