Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe than in the Nissan Xterra, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Xterra offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Xterra as you will with the Hyundai Santa Fe, 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). Clearly, the Nissan Xterra is a better financial choice over the Hyundai Santa Fe, when considering MSRP. 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 Nissan Xterra and the Hyundai Santa Fe have similar Destination Charges.
The Nissan Xterra is a little narrower than the Hyundai Santa Fe, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Nissan Xterra, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Santa Fe.
With somewhat higher torque, the Nissan Xterra transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Hyundai Santa Fe.
The Nissan Xterra has the same turning radius as the Hyundai Santa Fe, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.
If you've got something you need to pull, the Nissan Xterra will do just as well as the Hyundai Santa Fe, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Nissan Xterra has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.
The Nissan Xterra has less seating than the Hyundai Santa Fe, making the Hyundai Santa Fe the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Nissan Xterra has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe.
The basic warranty of the Nissan Xterra is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Santa Fe.
Compare the 2013 Nissan Xterra and the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe.
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MSRP*: $22,940 - $29,440
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MSRP*: $29,800 - $35,450
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 2.86%||--|
|City MPG:||15 - 16||18|
|Highway MPG:||20 - 22||24 - 25|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||6 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$21,745 - $27,584||$28,396 - $33,347|
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