2020 Subaru Outback vs 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
2020 Subaru Outback 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
  2.5L 4-cyl 2.4L I4
MPG (city/hwy) *
  26/33 22/29
Cargo Space
  75.7 cu. ft. 71.3 cu. ft.

2020 Subaru Outback vs 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

Serving Charlottesville, VA

Both the 2020 Subaru Outback and the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe are crossover SUVs that provide drivers with plenty of interior room along with a whole host of modern technology features. Both vehicles have reliable engines, and both cars have solid track-records when it comes to safety.

When it comes to several features, the 2020 Subaru Outback offers drivers more than does the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. The Outback has a better fuel economy, it provides greater ground clearance, and the Outback has better traction features.

Ground Clearance

When it comes to ground clearance, the 2020 Subaru Outback offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance compared with 7.3-inches for the Hyundai Santa Fe. This is very important if someone lives in an area where there is a lot of snow during the year. Those who use their vehicles off-road also prefer vehicles with a higher ground clearance as it makes it easier to clear obstacles.


One area where the 2020 Subaru Outback definitely outshines the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is in the area of fuel-efficiency. The Santa Fe averages 29 mpg in highway driving and 22 mpg in city driving. The 2020 Outback provides 33 mpg in highway driving, and the Outback averages 26 mpg in the city. This four miles-per-gallon difference really translates into savings when you add up your gas bill at the end of the month.

All-Wheel Drive

The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe has a standard front-wheel drive with an all-wheel drive as an optional feature. The 2020 Subaru Outback comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on all trim levels. The Subaru all-wheel-drive system actively monitors each of the wheels to see if there is any slipping. If poor traction is detected, the system can route power to the wheels, getting a better grip.

The 2020 Subaru Outback is a stylish crossover vehicle that provides excellent traction, excellent gas mileage, and it offers better-than-average ground clearance. When you are ready to test drive a Subaru Outback, come to Umansky Subaru of Charlottesville conveniently located at 960 Hilton Heights Road in Charlottesville, VA. Everyone at the dealership is committed to providing outstanding customer service for you and your family.

* EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary. For Crosstrek Hybrid, EPA-estimated MPG equivalent on a full battery charge. Actual mileage will vary.