2023 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe

White 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander parked on city street
2023 Mitsubishi Outlander


2023 Hyundai Santa Fe
181 hp

Max Horsepower

191 hp
181 lb-ft

Max Torque

181 lb-ft
2,000 lbs

Maximum Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs

Starting MSRP


Starting MSRP


Seating Capacity




The highly-anticipated matchup between the 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander and the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe is here. If you’re seeking a midsize SUV that accommodates your Pottstown family’s adventurous spirit with ample seating and cargo space, you must decide between these two contenders. Let’s dive into a comprehensive comparison of the Outlander and Santa Fe, exploring their size, performance, and available trim differences.

Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Hyundai Santa Fe: Trim Levels

The 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander offers a diverse range of seven trim variants, allowing you to choose the features that matter most to you without paying for unnecessary extras. In contrast, the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe presents five trims, meaning you might have to opt for their top-tier model to access features readily available in the Outlander SEL trim. Speaking of which, the Outlander SEL boasts appealing features such as a 12.3-inch fully digital driver’s display, three-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and heated rear seats.

2023 Mitsubishi Outlander Trims:

  • ES (FWD & AWC)
  • SE (FWD & AWC)
  • SE Special Edition (FWD & AWC)
  • SE Black Edition (FWD & AWC)
  • SEL (FWD & AWC)
  • SEL Black Edition (FWD & AWC)

2023 Hyundai Santa Fe Trims:

  • SE (AWD & FWD)
  • SEL (AWD & FWD)
  • XRT (AWD & FWD)
  • Limited (AWD & FWD)
  • Calligraphy (AWD & FWD)

Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Hyundai Santa Fe: Performance

Under the hood, the 2023 Outlander impresses with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine generating 181 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque, allowing it to tow up to 2,000 pounds. This power is ideal for hauling items like ATVs or pop-up campers on your escapades. The 2023 Santa Fe, on the other hand, matches the Outlander’s torque output, also offering 181 pound-feet from its 2.5-liter engine and a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds with trailer-rated brakes.

2023 Mitsubishi Outlander Specifications:

  • Engine: 2.5L MIVEC DOHC 4-cylinder Direct-Injection
  • Horsepower: 181
  • Torque: 181 lb-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • MPG: 24 / 31 / 27 (city/highway/combined)

2023 Hyundai Santa Fe Specifications:

  • Horsepower: 191
  • Torque: 181 lb-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • MPG: 25 / 28 / 26 (FWD), 22 / 25 / 24 (AWD) (city/highway/combined)

Compare Mitsubishi Outlander and Hyundai Santa Fe Dimensions

2023 Mitsubishi Outlander:

  • Seats: 7
  • Cargo: Up to 79.7 cu. ft.
  • Passenger Volume: 125.5 cu. ft.
  • Length: 185.4 in
  • Width: 74.7 in
  • Height: 68.7 in

2023 Hyundai Santa Fe:

  • Seats: 5
  • Cargo: Up to 72.1 cu. ft.
  • Passenger Volume: 111.5 cu. ft.
  • Length: 188.4 in
  • Width: 74.8 in
  • Height: 66.3 in

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After learning about how the 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander outperforms the Hyundai Santa Fe, it’s time to explore your options at our Reading Mitsubishi dealership. Whether you are interested in leasing or financing, our competitive deals await. Check out our lease offers and schedule your test drive in the new Mitsubishi Outlander SUV or Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid. Embrace your next Allentown adventure with Mitsubishi’s exceptional performance and comfort today at Springfield Mitsubishi - Reading!

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