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2005 Hyundai Coupe vs. 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe

To start off, 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Hyundai Coupe. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Hyundai Coupe would be higher. At 2,655 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Hyundai Coupe is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Hyundai Coupe (161 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe. (153 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Hyundai Coupe should accelerate faster than 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe weights approximately 494 kg more than 2005 Hyundai Coupe.

Because 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Hyundai Coupe. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe (343 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 92 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Hyundai Coupe. (251 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Hyundai Coupe.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Hyundai Coupe 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe
Make Hyundai Hyundai
Model Coupe Santa Fe
Year Released 2005 2008
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2655 cc 2188 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 153 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 343 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86.7 mm 87 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 92 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 220 km/hour 179 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.2 seconds 11.6 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1408 kg 1902 kg
Vehicle Length 4400 mm 4680 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2540 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.4 L/100km 7.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 75 L


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