The horsepower of the Mitsubishi is 28 horsepowers grater than the Hyundai Santa Fe III. As the difference is little this should not affect the car performance extensively.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV 2.5 DI-D 178HP manual 4x4 has 3 percent more torque in comparison to the Hyundai Santa Fe III. Although the vast majority of people do not take into account the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it informs the best how a car is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is not really big and for that reason the difference will not be much noticeable.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II has 129 liters
more capable boot
in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe III.
Such a difference is quite relevant
and it will matters when it comes to the comfort of the
car’s usage. At the same time that
the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II has 5 percent
trunk capacity than the average in its segment. More spacious
luggage compartment will be useful during family
traveling and also while
everyday car’s usage.
Trunk capacity with seats down
In this category it is the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II that can hold 4 liters more fuel compared with the Hyundai Santa Fe III. The medium fuel tank capacity in the large 4x4 segment, which is represented by the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II, is 84 l, whereas in large 4x4 class (represented by the Hyundai Santa Fe III 2.0 CRDi 150HP manual) it is 84 liters.
The wheelbase of a car is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II has 109 mm longer wheelbase distance in relation to Hyundai Santa Fe III 2.0 CRDi 150HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Mitsubishi should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Ground clearance is the space between the car underbody and the ground. From these two cars, it is the Mitsubishi that has 17 percent higher ground clearance than the Hyundai Santa Fe III. For this reason the Mitsubishi will deal better when driving over imperfect roads and obstacles in the city. One drawback is the higher ride height means a higher center of gravity, which can adversely affect the handling of the vehicle.
The Mitsubishi has by 24 percent larger engine displacement when compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe III. This play a little role when it comes to car's performance, as both figures are quite simmilar.
Gross trailer weight
The Mitsubishi is 8 millimeters longer than the Hyundai Santa Fe III 2.0 CRDi 150HP manual. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and also have bigger trunk. While the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II seems to be better option for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Hyundai Santa Fe III may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport II SUV 2.5 DI-D 178HP manual 4x4, which is by 10 percent higher than the Hyundai Santa Fe III, would be better option for you. However, compared cars do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.