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Hyundai Santa Fe VS Changan Oshan X7 – A Comparison

Hyundai Santa Fe VS Changan Oshan X7 – A Comparison


This weekend marked the launch of the Hyundai Santa Fe in Pakistan. The car was proudly dubbed by Hyundai Nishat as Pakistan’s first 7-seater Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) SUV. The company unveiled two versions of the vehicle—Smart and Signature—with the latter being the top of the lineup. Although Santa Fe is a hybrid vehicle, it competes with Changan Oshan X7 Comfort due to several similar features. Let’s see which one is better!


Hyundai Santa Fe has slightly larger dimensions of 4785x1900x1710mm as compared to Oshan X7 Comfort’s 4730x1870x1720mm. Santa Fe has a ground clearance of 176mm, while X7 has 200mm. Oshan X7 Comfort beats Santa Fe in boot clearance with 1407 liters as compared to Santa Fe’s 782 liters. 

Engine and Transmission

Hyundai Santa Fe is a hybrid SUV with 227 HP @ 5500 RPM power and 350 Nm @ 4400 RPM of torque. Changan Oshan X7 Comfort, on the other hand, is a petrol car with 185 HP @ 5000 RPM of power and 300 Nm @ 4400 RPM of torque. 

Hyundai Santa Fe comes with a 6-speed Automatic transmission, while Oshan X7 offers a 7-speed Automatic one.


In the dazzling world of SUVs, the Hyundai Santa Fe and Changan Oshan X7 emerge as contenders, each flaunting a stylish ensemble of exterior features. Both embrace the allure of Alloy Wheels, adding a touch of sophistication to their profiles. Front Fog Lights pierce through the mist, enhancing visibility on those mysterious journeys. When it comes to door handles, Hyundai opts for the chic Chrome finish, while Changan goes for the sleek Body-Colored elegance. Side Mirrors on both models don’t just reflect—they signal, thanks to their integrated indicators.

A touch of luxury graces both with Sun Roofs and Moon Roofs, inviting a bit of the celestial into your drive. Adjustable Headlights offer personalized illumination, adapting to the whims of the road. Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) elevate visibility and add a dash of modernity to the aesthetic. A Rear Spoiler provides a sporty edge, hinting at the adventure that awaits. Instrumentation is the heartbeat of control in both, offering a cockpit designed for the discerning driver. In this symphony of features, the Hyundai Santa Fe and Changan Oshan X7 compose a stylish duet, promising both a drive and an experience.


In the realm of comfort and convenience, both the Hyundai Santa Fe and Changan Oshan X7 bring a lavish set of features to elevate your driving experience. The air conditioner, climate control, and heater ensure that your cabin environment is always tailored to your preference. Defoggers take care of visibility during challenging weather conditions. When it comes to the key, the Santa Fe boasts a Smart Key, while the Oshan X7 goes a step further with Smart Keyless Entry. 

Both models offer keyless entry, push-start functionality, central locking, power door locks, power steering, power windows, and power mirrors. The power boot feature adds a touch of convenience to loading and unloading. Adjusting your steering wheel for optimal comfort is a breeze in both vehicles, complemented by steering switches for added control. Cruise control and multiple driving modes make those long journeys more enjoyable. 

Navigation systems, with an option for the Santa Fe, ensure you’re always on the right path. Front and rear cameras enhance safety and ease of parking, while rear central control puts essential functions at your fingertips. Stay cool with rear AC vents and enjoy flexibility with rear folding seats. The Santa Fe provides seating for five with heated leather seats, while the Oshan X7 opts for FAUX leather for three. 

Heated seats, armrests, electronic handbrakes, cup holders, and a cool box add thoughtful touches. Illuminate your space with interior lighting, and keep your devices powered with front and rear power outlets. These SUVs redefine comfort and convenience with every feature they bring to the table.

Safety & Convenience

Both the Hyundai Santa Fe and Changan Oshan X7 share a robust array of safety features, ensuring a secure driving experience for passengers. These common features include an immobilizer, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Down Hill Assist Control, Hill Start Assist Control, Traction Control, Vehicle Stability Control, Child Lock, and ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors. Whether it’s the confidence-inspiring stability control or the child-friendly ISOFIX anchors, both vehicles prioritize safety in their design, providing drivers and families with peace of mind on the road.


Last but not least, the introductory price of the Hyundai Santa Fe Signature is Rs. 14,699,000 compared to the current rate of the Changan Oshan X7 Comfort of Rs. 8,549,000.



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