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2016 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2016 Jeep Cherokee Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Jeep Cherokee. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Jeep Cherokee.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Santa Fe as you will with the Jeep Cherokee, 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). The Hyundai Santa Fe is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Cherokee. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Santa Fe carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Cherokee.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Santa Fe is a little wider than the Jeep Cherokee, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Hyundai Santa Fe, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Cherokee.

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 Jeep Cherokee.

Handling
The Hyundai Santa Fe has the same turning radius as the Jeep Cherokee, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
The Hyundai Santa Fe offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Cherokee, 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 Jeep Cherokee.

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

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2016 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $30,400 - $36,250

2016 Jeep
Cherokee

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MSRP*: $23,495 - $38,395
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.11% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 18 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 25 - 31
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
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*: $28,960 - $34,090 $23,360 - $37,207

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.