Hyundai Santa FE 2006 vs Chevrolet Captiva 2006

Hyundai Santa FE
2006 - 2010
Chevrolet Captiva
2006 - 2011
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.2 Diesel2.0 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 150 HP150 HP
Torque: 335 NM320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.4 seconds12.2 seconds
Hyundai Santa FE and Chevrolet Captiva have the same engine power, but Hyundai Santa FE torque is 15 NM more than Chevrolet Captiva. Hyundai Santa FE reaches 100 km/h speed 0.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.98.7
Real fuel consumption: 9.5 l/100km10.1 l/100km
The Hyundai Santa FE is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Hyundai Santa FE consumes 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Chevrolet Captiva, which means that by driving the Hyundai Santa FE over 15,000 km in a year you can save 120 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Hyundai Santa FE consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Chevrolet Captiva.
Fuel tank capacity: 75 litres65 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 940 km in combined cycle740 km in combined cycle
780 km with real consumption640 km with real consumption
Hyundai Santa FE gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Engine production duration: 5 years5 years
Engine spread: Used only for this carInstalled on at least 3 other car models, including Opel Antara, Chevrolet Epica, Chevrolet Cruze
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Chevrolet Captiva might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.68 m4.64 m
Width: 1.89 m1.85 m
Height: 1.72 m1.72 m
Hyundai Santa FE is larger.
Hyundai Santa FE is 4 cm longer than the Chevrolet Captiva, 4 cm wider the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Seats: no data7 seats
Trunk capacity: 969 litres465 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: no data465 litres
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: 969 litres465 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data930 litres
In 5-seat version Hyundai Santa FE has more luggage space (by 504 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Hyundai Santa FE is 0.6 metres less than that of the Chevrolet Captiva, which means Hyundai Santa FE can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`5202`505
below average

Average price (€): 48004400
Pros and Cons: Hyundai Santa FE has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Chevrolet Captiva has
  • has 4x4 drive
  • lower price
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