2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2017 Toyota Highlander

There’s something special about well-built SUVs that can make them almost irresistible to even the most casual of drivers. The prospects of impressive power, substantial cargo space and long-lasting durability have endeared the SUV to the American public throughout the generations, and today we have two that are currently leading the pack; the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2017 Toyota Highlander are consistently rated highly in the automotive community in facets such as tech innovation and safety, making them worthy additions to your family. But how well do they stack up one-on-one?

Our team at Planet Hyundai wants to help you make an educated decision about which SUV is best for your current situation, so we put together some research on the Santa Fe and Highlander. Let’s jump right in and see what these two SUV kings bring to the table!

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2017 Santa Fe vs. 2017 Highlander
$30,800 MSRP $30,630
3.3-liter V6 / 290 horsepower Engine/Horsepower 3.5-liter V6 / 295 horsepower
18 city / 25 highway Fuel Economy 21 city / 27 highway
80 cubic feet Cargo Volume 82.5 cubic feet

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Denver CO

It’s clear that if you were to draw a comparison between the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe near Denver CO and 2017 Toyota Highlander, it would split right down the middle. Besides their essential specs listed above, the Santa Fe and Highlander also offer sophisticated infotainment interfaces (Blue Link and EnTune, respectively), plenty of high-quality seating options, and ultra-smooth transmission and drivetrain systems that can read and react to changing road conditions in an instant. This in turn makes any decision between the Santa Fe and Highlander a matter of preference; however, there are a few areas in which the 2017 Santa Fe holds the upper hand. The Santa Fe features an available Multi-view Camera System, Electronic Parking Brake and Dynamic Bending Light, none of which the Highlander can replicate. Add that onto a class leading 160.1 cubic feet of interior space, and the Santa Fe makes every trip roomier and more intuitive than ever before.

If you would like to take the 2017 Santa Fe out for a test drive, we encourage you to contact our sales team here at Planet Hyundai. We’ll take you through even more of its available features and help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that it is the right SUV for you. Stop by for a chat today!

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