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2014 Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot, 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 Honda Pilot and the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Convenience
The Honda Pilot 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). The Honda Pilot is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Santa Fe. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Honda Pilot will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot is much wider than the Hyundai Santa Fe, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Honda Pilot takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Santa Fe.

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

Handling
The Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot for pulling heavy loads. The Honda Pilot has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Utility
The Honda Pilot offers greater seating capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Honda Pilot has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

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


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2014 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $29,670 - $41,420

2014 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $35,750
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.89% As low as 0.53%
City MPG: 17 - 18 18
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 24 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 6 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
IIHS Safety Information

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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $27,137 - $37,854 $28,490 - $33,626

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