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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

Now that the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe has reached our lot here at Coastal Hyundai in Melbourne, FL, our initial belief that it is better than ever before has been resoundingly confirmed. Thanks to an enhanced powertrain, an updated exterior style, upgraded interior functionality and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, the new Hyundai Santa Fe is the perfect choice for anyone in the market for a new crossover SUV.

But you’re here to see proof of that statement, so that’s what we’re going to give you with this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe versus 2018 Nissan Pathfinder head-to-head model comparison. In it, we compare the horsepower and torque ratings, the engines, the cargo capacities and the warranties of the two model lineups. Once you’re done looking it all over, you’ll see exactly why the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is the top crossover SUV choice on the market today.

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe


2018 Nissan Pathfinder

3.3-Liter V6 Standard Engine 3.5-liter V6
290 HP & 252 Pound-Feet Power Ratings 284 HP & 259 Pound-Feet
80 ft. Total Cargo Capacity 79.8 ft.
5 Years/60,000 Miles Basic Warranty 3 Years/36,000 Miles
10 Years/100,000 Miles Drivetrain Warranty 5 Years/60,000 Miles

Get More Power, More Cargo Room and More Bang for Your Buck with a 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe from Coastal Hyundai in Melbourne FL

As shown in the comparison table above, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder are somewhat similar in terms of horsepower, torque, and total cargo space – though the new Hyundai Santa Fe does hold distinct advantages in most categories. In fact, the 2018 Santa Fe offers more horsepower and more total cargo capacity than the new Nissan Pathfinder, though the 2018 Pathfinder does offer slightly more torque than the new Santa Fe.

Where the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe lineup really pulls ahead of the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder lineup is in terms of value. More specifically, in terms of its warranties. As you can see in the bottom two rows of the table above, the basic and drivetrain warranties for the new Hyundai Santa Fe are far more valuable and comprehensive than the warranties offered for the new Nissan Pathfinder. That means you won’t have to worry about something happening to your new Santa Fe, because those warranties have you covered unlike any other.

For more on the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, please contact our friendly Coastal Hyundai staff in Melbourne, FL.