2017 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Santa Fe Sport in Wilmington NC

Toe to Toe With the 2017 Hyundai Tucson vs. Santa Fe Sport


Choosing the right SUV for your family can be a difficult choice. With a name like Hyundai, you can expect quality, safety, and performance no matter what you decide. Deciding between the 2017 Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, which one comes out on top?

On the inside, both SUVs can fit up to five passengers However, the Tucson has 31 cubic feet of cargo space versus the Santa Fe Sport's 35.4, so the Santa Fe gains a slight advantage. On the outside, both the Santa Fe Sport and the Tucson share Hyundai's sleek outer exterior with a wide grill and streaked lighting. Both are attractive inside and out, with the Tucson's fabric seating garnering a bit more attention. With a slightly lower price tag, the Tucson may be in the lead for some, but it's hard to deny the Santa Fe's own standout points.

The 2017 Hyundai Tucson and the 2017 Santa Fe Sport Feature The Same Outstanding Technology but Different Power Outputs

Technology wise-it's a draw. Both feature Hands-Free Smart Liftgate with Auto Open as well as optional Multi-view Camera System, 7-inch color touchscreen (8-inch available) with voice recognition, SiriusXM Travel Link®, Android Auto™, available Smart Cruise control, and much more.

The engine differences between the Santa Fe Sport and the Tucson reveal a little edge in favor of the Santa Fe Sport. The Santa Fe Sport features a 2.4L 4-cylinder or turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with up to 240 horsepower versus the Tucson's 2.0L or 1.6L Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 175 horsepower. When you need to haul a larger crew or more equipment away from the city, the Santa Fe Sport is your winner. However, the Tucson has a little better fuel economy, and can get up to 4 more MPG in the city.

Knowing the difference between the 2017 Hyundai Tucson and the 2017 Santa Fe Sport is putting your hands on the wheel. Stop by Parkway Hyundai of Wilmington, NC and test drive each to see which one suits your needs. Both vehicles are great for families driving in the city, but there can only be one you take home. Located at 5920 Market St., Wilmington, NC, Parkway of Wilmington proudly serves eastern North Carolina and the surrounding areas. Call us today at (888) 696-3170 and ask us about our financing options and other new and used vehicle specials.


2017 Hyundai Tucson 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
Range of MSRP*
$22,700 - $29,775* $25,350 - $38.250*
Trims SE | Eco | Sport | Limited Base | 2.0T | 2.0T Ultimate

Power & Efficiency

City MPG 21 - 26 MPG** 19 - 21 MPG**
Highway MPG 26 - 32 MPG** 24 - 28 MPG**
Engine Type 2.0L or 1.6L Turbocharged 4-cylinder 2.4L 4-cylinder or turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder
EPA Combined 23 - 28 MPG** 22 - 24 MPG**

Powertrain

Transmission 6-speed automatic or 7-speed EcoShift® Dual Clutch 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD, AWD FWD, AWD

Warranty

Warranty
  • Basic Limited: 3 years / 36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 10 years / 100,000 miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 years / unlimited miles
  • Basic Limited: 3 years / 36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 10 years / 100,000 miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 years / unlimited miles

NHSTA Crash Test Rating

Rating 5 star 5 star


*MSRP: Starting price represents the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for the base model trim. See "Trims" options for MSRP of model shown. The MSRP does not include destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options, and dealer chargers. Actual prices are set by the dealer and may vary. **All MPG figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary among options, driving conditions, driving habits, and the vehicle's condition.

                               

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