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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2015 Jeep Wrangler Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep Wrangler 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 Hyundai Santa Fe requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Wrangler, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Wrangler. 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 Wrangler.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Santa Fe is about the same width as the Jeep Wrangler. 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 Wrangler.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Hyundai Santa Fe doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jeep Wrangler.

Handling
The Hyundai Santa Fe has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Santa Fe is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Jeep Wrangler.

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

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


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2014 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $35,750

2015 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*: $22,695 - $31,595
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.89% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 18 17
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 6 - 7 4 - 4
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 - $33,626 $22,132 - $29,777

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