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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. 2015 Hyundai Tucson Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Hyundai Tucson, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Hyundai Tucson.

Convenience
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Tucson, 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 Sport is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Tucson. 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 Sport and the Hyundai Tucson have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is much wider than the Hyundai Tucson, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Hyundai Tucson.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Hyundai Tucson are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Hyundai Tucson. With the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Tucson.

Warranty
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Hyundai Tucson.

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2014 Hyundai
Santa Fe Sport

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MSRP*: $24,950 - $32,400

2015 Hyundai
Tucson

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MSRP*: $21,650 - $27,950
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 2.39%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 1.78%
City MPG: 18 - 20 20 - 23
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 25 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,964 - $30,706 $20,821 - $26,531

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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