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2014 Ford Flex vs. 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Hyundai Santa Fe. The Ford Flex will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Flex as you will with the Hyundai Santa Fe, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Flex or the Hyundai Santa Fe, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Ford Flex and the Hyundai Santa Fe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Flex is much wider than the Hyundai Santa Fe, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Flex, which is slightly longer than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Ford Flex and the Hyundai Santa Fe are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Ford Flex has a significantly larger turning radius than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it much 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 Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Flex and the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Utility
The Ford Flex offers greater seating capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Flex as you will in the Hyundai Santa Fe.

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


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2014 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,015 - $42,375

2014 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $35,750
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% As low as 0.89%
City MPG: 16 - 18 18
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 24 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 6 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $27,346 - $39,515 $28,490 - $33,626

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