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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Santa Fe Sport

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When it comes to choosing between two similar SUVs, the decision isn't easy. It might be difficult to know, at first glance, how the two vehicles compare. That's why our Hyundai dealership near Glasgow, KY, wants to help you decide if the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe or the 2017 Santa Fe Sport is right for you. Learn more about the Santa Fe vs. Santa Fe Sport, then visit Jim Johnson Hyundai to experience these impressive SUVs for yourself.

Compare the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2017 Santa Fe Sport


The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport are similar in many ways, but there are a few key differences you should note. For starters, the Santa Fe can seat up to seven people while the Santa Fe Sport accommodates five passengers. If you want to chauffer the whole crew, the largest Hyundai SUV might be right for you. These models also offer different powertrain options; the more potent engine being found under the hood of the Santa Fe. This Hyundai is equipped with a 2.2-liter GDI DOHC V6 engine that generates 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque while earning up to 25 highway mpg. The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport allows you to choose between a 2.4-liter engine that outputs 185 horsepower while earning up to 27 highway mpg, or a 2.0-liter turbo engine that produces 240 horsepower while retuning up to 28 highway mpg. Both offer the SHIFTRONIC® transmission that adapts to your driving habits to create smooth performance day-in and day-out.

Both new Hyundai SUVs earned 5-Star Overall Safety Ratings from the NHTSA, as they are each available with a bevy of safety technologies. Enjoy peace of mind during every drive with optional Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist and more. You can also take advantage of infotainment technologies that will bring new thrills to your time on the road. Bluetooth® technology allows you to seamlessly connect your smartphone to your vehicle, while the available cutting-edge audio systems will envelop you in concert-quality sound.

Is the Hyundai Santa Fe or Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Right for Me?


Depending on how many passengers you want to accommodate, it might be clear whether you should opt for the Hyundai Santa Fe or the Santa Fe Sport. The Santa Fe Sport is more compact but its engine options will allow you to travel farther without stopping for gas, as it can return up to 28 highway mpg. While many features on the base models of these SUVs are the same, each has multiple trims for you to explore that will provide even more comfort- and performance-focused features.

Test-drive the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and 2017 Santa Fe at Jim Johnson Hyundai to find out which SUV you should drive home today!

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