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2014 GMC Terrain vs. 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the GMC Terrain, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Terrain and the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Convenience
The GMC Terrain 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). Whether you pick the GMC Terrain 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. The GMC Terrain will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Dimensions
The GMC Terrain is a little narrower than the Hyundai Santa Fe, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The GMC Terrain is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Santa Fe, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The GMC Terrain 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 GMC Terrain for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Terrain has a little more horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

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

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


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2014 GMC
Terrain

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MSRP*: $26,465 - $36,905
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2014 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $35,550
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.61%
City MPG: 20 - 22 18
Highway MPG: 29 - 32 24 - 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
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $25,142 - $35,060 $28,490 - $33,440

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