The horsepower is a feature that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Lexus RX III which has by 47 % more horsepower in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II. Therefore the Lexus RX III is able to achieve higher top speed. Having more horsepower the Lexus will as well give seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
Because of 94 Nm greater torque, the engine of the Lexus RX III SUV does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai. This, in turn, have positive implications for acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference at the level of 2.2 s shows that the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV is the worst car of these two presented. In the „large SUV segment, being represented by the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 10.5 s and is by 5 % lower than this of Hyundai car.
The Lexus RX III SUV 350 277HP automatic 4x4 has 359 liters
bigger luggage compartment
compared with the Hyundai Santa Fe II.
Such a difference is significant
and it will distinctly is relevant to the comfort of the
car’s usage. It is worth to note that
the Lexus RX III SUV 350 277HP automatic 4x4 has 50 percent
boot size than the average in its class. Larger
trunk will be useful during family
journeys and also during
The top velocity possible to be reached by the Lexus RX III SUV 350 277HP automatic 4x4 is greater as compared to this of the Hyundai Santa Fe II which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 5 percent is small and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better car's weight distribution. Lexus RX III has 34 mm longer wheelbase distance than Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Lexus should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The engine capacity of the Lexus is by 30 percent bigger in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. As a result the Hyundai Santa Fe II will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Lexus RX III will be of better performance, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
Maximum load capacity
The Lexus RX III is 110 millimeters longer when compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe II. Long vehicles are more spacious and in most cases have plenty of trunk space. While the Lexus RX III SUV occurs to be better option for families or drivers who value convenient rides, the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4 may appeal to city drivers as it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
The difference in date of commencement of production between these two vehicles is only 3 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a staggering pace and for that reason the Lexus may feature more advanced solutionswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
For a smooth ride in the city, it is good to have an automatic but the type of transmisison can have a big effect on fuel consumption. Automatics may consume about from 5 to 10% more than manuals.