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2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. 2015 Mazda CX-5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mazda CX-5, 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 Mazda CX-5.

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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport or the Mazda CX-5, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Sport will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mazda CX-5.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is much wider than the Mazda CX-5, 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 Sport, which is slightly longer than the Mazda CX-5.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Mazda CX-5 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a smaller turning radius than the Mazda CX-5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport will do just as well as the Mazda CX-5, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-5.

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 Mazda CX-5. The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mazda CX-5.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport than that of the Mazda CX-5.

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2015 Hyundai
Santa Fe Sport

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MSRP*: $24,950 - $33,000

2015 Mazda
CX-5

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MSRP*: $21,545 - $29,220
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.02%
City MPG: -- 24 - 26
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: -- 30 - 35
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 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*: $23,964 - $31,267 $20,939 - $28,387

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