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2017 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Equinox offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Hyundai Santa Fe, with comparable head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Equinox offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Equinox requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the Chevrolet Equinox is a better financial choice over the Hyundai Santa Fe, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Hyundai Santa Fe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Equinox is much slimmer than the Hyundai Santa Fe, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Chevrolet Equinox is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Santa Fe, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Equinox has much lower torque than the Hyundai Santa Fe, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Hyundai Santa Fe is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Equinox for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Equinox has a lot less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Utility
The Chevrolet Equinox has less seating than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making the Hyundai Santa Fe the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Equinox has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Equinox is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Santa Fe.

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2017 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $23,100 - $31,790

2017 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $30,800 - $41,150
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.28% As low as 0.14%
City MPG: 20 - 21 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 28 - 31 23 - 25
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 6 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $22,985 - $30,201 $29,335 - $38,642

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.