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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2016 Toyota 4Runner Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Toyota 4Runner. The Hyundai Santa Fe offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota 4Runner, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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 Toyota 4Runner, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Santa Fe will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota 4Runner. 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 Hyundai Santa Fe will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota 4Runner.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Santa Fe is much slimmer than the Toyota 4Runner, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Santa Fe takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota 4Runner.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Hyundai Santa Fe doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota 4Runner.

Handling
The Hyundai Santa Fe has the same turning radius as the Toyota 4Runner, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Hyundai Santa Fe will do just as well as the Toyota 4Runner, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Hyundai Santa Fe has a little more horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Utility
The Hyundai Santa Fe has less seating than the Toyota 4Runner, making the Toyota 4Runner the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Hyundai Santa Fe has less cargo space than the Toyota 4Runner, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Santa Fe than that of the Toyota 4Runner.

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2017 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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

2016 Toyota
4Runner

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MSRP*: $34,010 - $44,360
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.75%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.14% As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 17 - 18 17
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 21 - 22
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 6 - 7 5 - 7
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 $31,289 - $40,810

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.