The 2023 Subaru Outback vs The Hyundai Santa Fe

 Subaru Outback



Hyundai Sante Fe

MSRP $27,845 $27,450
Passenger Volume 105.6 Cubic Feet 110.7 Cubic Feet
Front Headroom 37.7 41.2
Front Legroom 43.1" 40.8"
Cargo Space/Area Behind Front Row (cubic feet) 75.7 Cubic Feet 71.3 Cubic Feet
KBB Best Resale Value Award Yes! No
KBB 5-Year Lowest Cost To Own Award Yes! No

2023 Subaru Outback vs. the Competition

The new 2023 Subaru Outback lineup is designed and equipped to fit the needs of every driver around Concord, offering legendary performance in any weather and on any terrain, as well as spacious versatility for passengers and cargo, and many cutting-edge features in every model. At Belknap Subaru in Tilton, NH, we have a great selection of new 2023 Subaru Outback models to choose from and want to make buying or leasing the right one easier than ever.

We know that buying a new vehicle is a big decision, and you want to be sure that the vehicle you choose is the right one. That's why we're going to compare the new Subaru Outback lineup to the new Hyundai Santa Fe lineup, giving you a side-by-side look at some of the advantages offered in the Outback lineup and how they could benefit you on your travels around Concord.

Subaru Outback vs. Hyundai Santa Fe


  • Every new Subaru Outback model comes equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, which actively sends power to all wheels and will divert it to the ones with the most traction if any should slip, always providing you with the most traction and control. The Hyundai Santa Fe comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive, and all-wheel drive models will cost extra.
  • The new Subaru Outback can to 2,700 pounds standard, while the new Hyundai Santa Fe offers 2,000 pounds of standard towing.
  • You can get around Plymouth easier with a turning diameter of 36.1 feet in the Outback, compared to 37.4 feet in the Santa Fe.
  • The new Subaru Outback achieves higher estimated fuel economy than the Hyundai Santa Fe model does, with 28 mpg combined in the city and on the highway, compared to 26 mpg combined in the Santa Fe.
  • The new Subaru Outback lineup also lets you carry more fuel with you, with 16.6 gallons of fuel capacity, compared to 17.7 gallons in the Santa Fe, letting you travel even further around Laconia before having to fill up again.

Technology Features

  • The new Outback lineup has an 11.6-inch touchscreen display on all trim levels but the base model, providing you with simple control of a variety of vehicle and smartphone features as you're traveling around Manchester, keeping you connected. The Hyundai Santa Fe lineup offers a 10.25-inch touchscreen display as its largest option, but only on the higher trims.

Off-Road Enhanced Models

  • For the toughest weather conditions and most rugged terrain, you can choose the off-road enhanced Subaru Outback Wilderness model, which comes with a multitude of upgrades and additions that're built for climates like ours. All Outback Wilderness models have 9.5-inches of ground clearance, skid plates, all-terrain wheels and tires, redesigned bumpers, and much more. The new Hyundai Santa Fe lineup doesn't offer a comparable off-road model.


  • Every new Subaru Outback model comes equipped with LED steering responsive headlights that turn in the direction of the wheel, letting you see around corners better at night for added safety and awareness. The new Santa Fe lineup offers upgraded LED headlights, but only on the high-end Limited trim level.

Explore the New Subaru Outback Lineup in Person Today

We invite you to come visit us at Belknap Subaru to experience all our new Subaru Outback models in person and learn more about what each model can offer you. You can also schedule a test drive online to get behind the wheel of your favorite Outback model today. Once you know which vehicle is right for you, you can apply for financing online. It's faster and more convenient than filing paperwork in person, and our experts are here to help you every step of the way towards getting the best deal possible on your dream vehicle.

Your New Subaru Outback Awaits in Tilton

Find out for yourself what places the Outback ahead of the competition in all categories. Reach out to our team to arrange a test drive, and experience winning Subaru quality and refinement firsthand.

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