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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2014 Chevrolet Equinox Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Hyundai Santa Fe offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Chevrolet Equinox. The Chevrolet Equinox offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Santa Fe, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Equinox, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Santa Fe, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Hyundai Santa Fe is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Equinox. 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 Hyundai Santa Fe and the Chevrolet Equinox have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Santa Fe is much wider than the Chevrolet Equinox, 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 Hyundai Santa Fe, which is slightly longer than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Santa Fe does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Handling
The Hyundai Santa Fe has a smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Equinox, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Santa Fe is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Equinox for pulling heavy loads. The Hyundai Santa Fe has a little less horsepower than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Utility
The Hyundai Santa Fe offers greater seating capacity than the Chevrolet Equinox, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Hyundai Santa Fe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Santa Fe than that of the Chevrolet Equinox.


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2014 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $35,550
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2014 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $24,440 - $33,400
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.61% --
City MPG: 18 20 - 22
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 29 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 6 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $28,490 - $33,440 $23,218 - $31,730

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