2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Honda CR-V

A strong contender in the compact crossover SUV segment, the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport offers drivers in Oklahoma City, Edmond, and Midwest city a large cabin, lots of standard features, and a peppy performance befitting its name. It’s up against the 2016 Honda CR-V, and a thorough comparison makes it clear that there are many areas where it beat out the competition.


Both of these vehicles come with the option of all-wheel drive, but the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport offers noticeably better performance and an upgraded engine option. The base engine on the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that makes a confident 190 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. Those who really want some throttle from their crossover have the option to upgrade to a turbocharged 2.0L inline-four that delivers an impressive 264 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque.

The Honda CR-V is only available with one engine. It’s also a 2.4L four-cylinder, but it fails to live up to the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport’s base engine performance, making just 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque.


When it comes to standard features, the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport blows the Honda CR-V out of the water. Standard features on the Santa Fe Sport’s base trim that aren’t on the Honda CR-V base trim include:

  • Heated exterior mirror
  • Rear spoiler
  • Power tailgate lock/unlock
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Satellite radio
  • Front lumbar support

Passenger Space

While both of these crossover SUVs offer seating for up to five passengers, there’s more room to stretch out in the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. The total passenger volume of the Santa Fe Sport measures 108 cubic feet, while the Honda CR-V only has a passenger volume of 104 cubic feet. The Santa Fe Sport also provides more second row headroom, legroom, shoulder room and hip room, as well as more front shoulder room and hip room than the Honda CR-V.


The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport also gives you more backing from the manufacturer with better warranty coverage. Every Santa Fe Sport comes with a 60-month / 60,000-mile basic warranty, a 120-month / 100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and an 84-month corrosion perforation warranty.

The Honda CR-V only gets a 36-month / 36,000-mile basic warranty, a 60-month / 60,000-mile powertrain warranty, and a 60-month corrosion perforation warranty.

Make Your Way Inside the 2016 Honda CR-V

Once you’ve looked around online and gotten an idea what’s right for you, find out in person by test driving the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport at AutoMax Hyundai of Del City. We’re easy to reach from Oklahoma City, Edmond, and Midwest City at 4401 Tinker Diagonal Street in Del City, OK, and we invite you to contact us if you need any help!