2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Ford Escape
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2017 Ford Escape
$25,350 Starting MSRP $22,600

185-hp, 2.4-liter I4

240-hp, 2.0-liter I4 Turbo
Engine Options

168-hp, 2.5-liter I4

179-hp, 1.5-liter I4 Turbo

245-hp, 2.0-liter I4 Turbo
108.0 cubic-feet Passenger Volume 98.7 cubic-feet
71.5 cubic-feet Cargo Space Behind 1st Row 68.0 cubic-feet

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Ford Escape

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Redesign

Finding an SUV that is spacious, affordable, and gets great fuel economy should not be a difficult task. However, many automakers make those SUVs harder to find than it needs to be. That is not the case with Hyundai. With its Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport lineup, Hyundai gives drivers two great options that depends entirely on how many seats you need. Ford offers a wide array of SUVs, but finding a comfortable and relaxing crossover is not necessarily its strong suit. We show you the difference between each brand’s popular crossover SUV with the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Ford Escape comparison.

As you can see in the table, both the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the 2017 Ford Escape offer multiple engine options. With the Santa Fe Sport, you have two clear cut options: a lower horsepower engine that still achieves sufficient fuel economy figures or a high powered engine that gets excellent fuel economy. With the 2017 Ford Escape, there are three engine options, but many of the benefits of each can intermingle with what another motor’s supposed benefits are. It can be far more confusing than it needs to be.

Plenty of Passenger Space with Excellent Amenities in the 2017 Santa Fe Sport

One area that the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a clear advantage over the 2017 Ford Escape in is passenger space. As that table shows, the Santa Fe Sport has almost 10 additional cubic-feet of passenger space than the Escape. This means that when you seat five passengers into the Santa Fe they will feel more relaxed and have more personal space than the would in the Escape. And you will also have more room to bring along any other cargo that you need in the Santa Fe Sport.

To go along with the roomy interior that the 2017 Santa Fe Sport provides, Hyundai has also added several great technology features to the vehicle for the driver and passengers to enjoy. The Blue Link Connected Car System allows you to connect your smartphone directly to the vehicle and perform a wide range of functions from streaming music to accessing navigation points. A smart cruise control system is also available to make highway driving more enjoyable.

Those interested in learning more about the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Ford Escape comparison may contact a Planet Hyundai sales team member.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Interior Features