2019 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Front exterior view of an orange 2019 Chevy Equinox on the left "vs" front exterior view of an orange 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe on the right

Finding the right fit SUV for your daily needs can quickly become a chore because of all the options that are on the market right now. You have accepted the fact that you are in need of the cargo and passenger space that an SUV provides but you want your SUV to still be fuel efficient as well as provide first-class cabin comforts and technology features. The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe both offer top-of-the-line technology equipment and they also have powerful and economical engines under the hood. You can see all of the similarities and differences between the 2019 Chevy Equinox and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe with our side-by-side comparison below.

2019 Chevrolet Equinox


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

1.5L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.4L Inline 4-Cylinder
170 HP/ 203 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 185 HP/ 178 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
26 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 22 MPG City/ 29 MPG HWY

Compare the 2019 Chevy Equinox & the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

As you can see from the chart above the 2019 Equinox provides substantially more torque while the 2019 Santa Fe has slightly more horsepower. Even with the similar performance specs the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox still gets better EPA estimated fuel economy than the 2019 Hyundai Satna Fe. Both the Chevy Equinox and the Hyundai Santa Fe offer upgrades from their standard engines. The 2019 Chevy Equinox makes available a 2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder as well as a 1.6L Turbo-Diesel while the 2019 Santa Fe offers a 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder. Both engine upgrades for the 2019 Equinox deliver more performance and fuel economy than the optional engine of the 2019 Santa Fe. All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is also available for both the 2019 Chevy Equinox and the 2019 Santa Fe for confident driving over poor roads or through adverse weather conditions.

On the interior of the 2019 Equinox and 2019 Santa Fe you will find standard 7” Color Touchscreen Displays and they also have the option of getting equipped with an available 8” display as well. Both of these well-equipped SUVs also get standard Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ so important navigation, traffic, and even messaging information is always within arm's reach. Extremely similar standard and optional technology features can be found inside the cabins of both the 2019 Chevy Equinox and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe but the Equinox offers available wireless charging capability while the Santa Fe does not. With more engine options as well as awesome technology equipment the 2019 Chevy Equinox slips into the winner’s circle ahead of the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and you can take the 2019 Equinox for a test drive today at Sleepy Hollow Auto in Viroqua, WI.

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