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2009 Hyundai Entourage vs. 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe

To start off, 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Hyundai Entourage. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Hyundai Entourage would be higher. At 3,800 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Hyundai Entourage is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Hyundai Entourage (247 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe. (175 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Hyundai Entourage should accelerate faster than 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2009 Hyundai Entourage (253 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 24 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe. (229 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2009 Hyundai Entourage will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Hyundai Entourage 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe
Make Hyundai Hyundai
Model Entourage Santa Fe
Year Released 2009 2012
Body Type Minivan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3800 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 247 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 253 Nm 229 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1890 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.4 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 14.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km


 

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