2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2018 Honda Pilot
Anyone looking to purchase a new midsize crossover or SUV will be excited to know that the new Hyundai Santa Fe is now available here at Coastal Hyundai in Melbourne, FL. There are many reasons for that excitement, but the big news for the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe lineup is that all models equipped with Blue Link now get all of the services offered by the Blue Link Connected Care, Remote and Guidance packages standard for three years without having to pay extra.
That right there is probably enough to make you realize the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is the only choice for anyone in the market for a new midsize crossover or SUV. However, in case there is any lingering doubt, we decided to put together this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe versus 2018 Honda Pilot head-to-head model comparison. Once you’re finished looking everything over, you’ll see the new Santa Fe is the best choice for your new midsize crossover or SUV.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe
2018 Honda Pilot
|3.3-Liter V6||Engine Type||3.5-Liter V6|
|290 HP & 252 lb-ft.||Horsepower & Torque||280 HP & 262 lb-ft.|
|5000 lbs.||Max Towing||5000 lbs.|
|5 Years/60,000 Miles||Basic Warranty||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|10 Years/100,000 Miles||Drivetrain Warranty||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
Comparing the Powertrains of the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2018 Honda Pilot
Let’s start things off by checking out what’s under the hood of the two models. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe features a 3.3-liter V6 engine that provides you with 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque while being able to tow up to 5,000 pounds. The 2018 Honda Pilot features a 3.5-liter V6 engine that provides you with 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque while also being able to tow up to 5,000 pounds.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2018 Honda Pilot: Which Offers the Best Value?
With such similar engine capabilities and power ratings, we’ll have to look elsewhere for our deciding factor. In this case, it all comes down to what you’re paying to get such similar capabilities. Not only is the starting price for the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe lower than the starting price for the 2018 Honda Pilot, you’re also getting America’s Best Warranty when you purchase a new Santa Fe. More specifically, you get a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile drivetrain warranty with the 2018 Santa Fe, while you only get a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty with the 2018 Pilot.
For more on the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, please reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Coastal Hyundai staff in Melbourne, FL.