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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Chevrolet Equinox Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Santa Fe offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Chevrolet Equinox, with comparable head- and legroom. 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
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). The Hyundai Santa Fe will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Equinox, which has a much lower 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 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. When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Santa Fe greatly out-muscles 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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2017 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $30,800 - $41,150

2017 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $23,100 - $31,790
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.59% --
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City MPG: 17 - 18 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 28 - 31
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 6 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,335 - $38,642 $22,985 - $30,201

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.