Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport than in the Nissan Xterra. The Nissan Xterra offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport as you will with the Nissan Xterra, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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 Nissan Xterra, 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. Both the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Nissan Xterra have similar Destination Charges.
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a little wider than the Nissan Xterra, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. 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 Nissan Xterra.
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has much lower torque than the Nissan Xterra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Xterra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Xterra is clearly the choice over the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Xterra.
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 Nissan Xterra. The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Nissan Xterra.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport than that of the Nissan Xterra.
Compare the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the 2014 Nissan Xterra.
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MSRP*: $24,950 - $32,400
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MSRP*: $23,390 - $30,320
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $750||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.90%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.86%||As low as 4.20%|
|City MPG:||18 - 20||15 - 16|
|Highway MPG:||24 - 27||20 - 22|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$23,964 - $30,706||$22,415 - $28,725|
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