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Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Acura MDX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Acura MDX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $43,580

Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate   
Difference: $13,760

Lowest Total Invoice: $41,310

Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate   
Difference: $12,079

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelSanta FeSanta FeMDX
TrimSE UltimateLimited UltimateAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $38,700 $39,400 $54,400
Base Invoice $36,753 $37,017 $50,592
Tech Package 2,100 2,100  
AWD 1,750 1,750 2,000
Floor mats 135 135  
Tech Package 1,911 1,911  
AWD 1,644 1,625 1,857
Floor mats 107 107  
Options (change) 3,985 3,985 2,000
Options (change) 3,662 3,643 1,857
Destination 895 895 940
Total Price $43,580 $44,280 $57,340
Total Invoice $41,310 $41,555 $53,389

The configured Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.3L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Hyundai Santa Fe and Acura MDX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate trim is $38,700. The features would cost an additional $3,985. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $43,580.

The base sticker price of the Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate trim is $39,400. The features would cost an additional $3,985. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $44,280.

The base sticker price of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $54,400. The features would cost an additional $2,000. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $57,340.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Santa Fe trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Acura MDX Advance appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.3L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Hyundai Santa Fe and Acura MDX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate trim is $36,753. The features would cost an additional $3,662. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $41,310.

The invoice of the Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate trim is $37,017. The features would cost an additional $3,643. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $41,555.

The invoice of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $50,592. The features would cost an additional $1,857. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $53,389.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Santa Fe trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Acura MDX Advance appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $10,330
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8,885
Model Year201720172017
ModelSanta FeSanta FeMDX
TrimSE UltimateLimited UltimateAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6290hp V6290hp I6
TransmissionT6T6T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/24 MPG18/24 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 12501, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19235/55-19245/50-20
Total Price$43,580$44,280$57,340
Adjustments for Features00-3,430
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$43,580$44,280$53,910
Cost Above Minimum$0$700$0
Total Invoice$41,310$41,555$53,389
Adjustments for Features00-3,194
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$41,310$41,555$50,195
Cost Above Minimum$0$245$0

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Acura MDX

Model Year201720172017
ModelSanta FeSanta FeMDX
TrimSE UltimateLimited UltimateAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 
Active noise reduction  $0
Display key  $50
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125$125 
Remote app$25$25 
Remote start  $150
Remote window/roof operation  $15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control$250$250 
Lane keeping assist system  $400
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Trailer sway control  $25
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Wide-view front camera  $150
Wide-view rear camera  $0
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter$150$150 
Console without shifter  $150
Second-row high console  $250
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0$0 
App support  $100
Apple CarPlay support$0$0 
Ionizing air filtration$50$50 
Media drive  $15
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
Siri Eyes Free support  $0
SMS text-to-speech reader  $50
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325$325 
Traffic + travel information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Laminated front side windows  $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof  $900
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75
Interior ambient lighting  $150
LED headlights  $1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25
Power-folding mirrors  $50
Spotter mirror(s)  $50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential  $500
Automatic start / stop  $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats  $25
Leather door panel trim  $250
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power release, second row seats  $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Wood trim  $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100
Total Value of Features$6,775$6,775$10,205
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$0$3,430
Value of Feature Adjustments00-3,194

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20172017
ModelSanta FeMDX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.2 in111.0 in
Length193.1 in196.2 in
Width74.2 in77.2 in
Height66.5 in67.4 in
Curb Weight4,178 lb.4,215 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.8 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in38.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.4 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.7 in57.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in59.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.4 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom40.4 in36.6 in
Row 3 Headroom35.7 in35.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room53.9 in54.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.1 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom30.9 in28.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.5 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
40.9 ft338.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
80.0 ft368.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate

Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested230094%
Total Not Requested1506%

Option Package Details
Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate

Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested230094%
Total Not Requested1506%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Temporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%

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