The Difference Between the Hyundai Santa Fe and Hyundai Santa Fe XL

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL

Are you located in the Chicagoland area and searching for a great, family-friendly SUV? Take a look at the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and its larger version, the Santa Fe XL at Elgin Hyundai and see how these two Hyundai SUVs compare in terms of starting price, engine capabilities, and interior space. Learn more below, and then take a look at our available inventory of Santa Fe and Santa Fe XL models!


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Category

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL

$25,750 MSRP

Starting Price

$30,950 MSRP

3,500 Pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,000 Pounds

2.4L Inline 4-Cylinder

Engine

3.3L V6

185 hp

Horsepower

290 hp

22/29 MPG (city/highway)

Fuel Economy

18/25 MPG (city/highway)

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Santa Fe XL: Pricing

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe comes available in seven different trims, while the XL model is only available in two configurations. For price-conscious buyers, the regular Hyundai Santa Fe could be the better choice as its starting price is a little more than $5,000 more affordable. Let's take a closer look at the starting price for both models in terms of their lowest and highest tiers:

  • Lowest Tier Models:

    • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe SE: $25,750 MSRP
    • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL SE: $30,950 MSRP
  • Highest Tier Models:

    • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate 2.0T: $37,100
    • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL LIMITED Ultimate: $39,650
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe In Motion
 

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Santa Fe XL: Engine and Capabilities

Although it comes in at a more affordable price, this also means that the regular Santa Fe model isn't as fully-equipped as the XL version, and we can capably see this when we compare the engines of each model. For the regular Santa Fe, its base-level model is equipped with a 2.4L inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque. You get a solid engine upgrade if you opt for the XL, which is equipped with a 3.3L V6 engine capable of 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. However, the regular 2019 Santa Fe has better fuel economy ratings:

  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: 22/29 MPG (city/highway)
  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL: 18/25 MPG (city/highway)

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Santa Fe XL: Interior Dimensions

As for the interior, if you have a bigger family, the XL is probably the choice for you. The Hyundai Santa Fe XL comes standard with seven-passenger seating, while the regular model only seats up to five passengers. The XL model also has a larger interior volume, besting the regular Santa Fe's total interior volume of 146.6 cubic feet with a roomier 161.1 cubic feet. If you need to pack up more passengers or cargo, then the Santa Fe XL is the right Hyundai SUV for you!

Find the Regular and XL Versions of the Hyundai Santa Fe for Sale at Elgin Hyundai

Car buyers in Streamwood or Schaumburg should head out to Elgin Hyundai to take a test drive with either the Hyundai Santa Fe or Santa Fe XL. Contact us for more info, compare the 2019 model to the Honda Pilot, and discover more about its safety features today!