The 2017 Honda CR-V vs. The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

2017 Honda CR-V

2017 Honda CR-V

2017 Hyundai Santa fe sport

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Countless families are searching for a vehicle to act as the perfect, practical daily driver. For many, the five-passenger compact crossover SUV has proven the best way to get the job done. The 2017 Honda CR-V is the latest in a long line of trusted models in the segment, and here it’s squaring off against the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. While these models may look somewhat similar at first glance, the CR-V comes through with more substance in a few key categories. Take a closer look, and then come check out the new CR-V at Palladino Honda.

Cargo Space

The 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport both offer a practical and comfortable cabin setup for up to five adult passengers, but the Honda CR-V provides you with more room for storage. The dedicated cargo area in the CR-V measures 1110 litres, while folding down the rear seat provides you with a spacious max cargo volume of 2146 litres. The dedicated cargo volume in back of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is only 1002 litres, and the max cargo volume is just 2025 litres, falling short of the CR-V’s spaciousness on both accounts.

Fuel Economy

The standard engine on the base trim of the 2017 Honda CR-V is a 2.4L four-cylinder that gets as low as 7.8 L/100 km combined city/highway*. All other models come standard with a turbocharged 1.5L inline-four engine that gets more horsepower but is still able to get 8.0 L/100 km combined city/highway*.

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is also offered with two different engine choices, but neither option is able to match the CR-V’s superior fuel economy. The base 2.4L four-cylinder engine on the Santa Fe Sport is only able to get as low as 11.1 L/100 km combined city/highway, and the available turbocharged 2.0L inline-four engine raises that number ever so slightly to 11.2 L/100 km combined city/highway.

Make Room for Passengers and Savings With the 2017 Honda CR-V

On top of all these advantages, the 2017 Honda CR-V is ends up being a more affordable model than the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. If that’s not enough, you’ll find it also beats out the Toyota RAV4 in a number of critical areas. Visit Palladino Honda in Sudbury, ON today to learn more about the winning Honda CR-V as well as the financing offers available at our dealership. We’re open Monday through Saturday, and you can contact us online at anytime or call us during regular sales hours at (844) 834-8866.

*Estimated fuel consumption based on Government of Canada’s 5-cycle testing method. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors – use for comparison only. For more information on 5-cycle testing, visit