Compare the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport to the Competition

Compare the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs A New Nissan Rogue

When it comes to securing a new vehicle for miles of adventure, many New London families turn to the SUV segment for an ideal balance of power, style and versatility. We recognize that our Hyundai Santa Fe Sport models have some fierce competition, but that doesn't stop us from exploring the many benefits of the Hyundai SUV. Compare the Santa Fe Sport to the Nissan Rogue to see why New Haven, CT drivers trust the Hyundai!

New 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport near Groton CTNew 2018 Nissan Rogue Old Saybrook CT

Hyundai Santa Fe and Nissan Rogue Design

Whether you choose a new Santa Fe Sport or the Rogue for your adventures, you can expect to turn heads wherever you go. Both SUV models offer a spacious and well-appointed interior, with the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport receiving a slight edge over size and cargo capacity, with the second row folded down. In addition to a size advantage, the Santa Fe Sport also offers family-friendly seating surfaces with stain-resistant materials as standard equipment. The Nissan SUV does not offer stain-resistant seats, making it a less desirable option for drivers that want to retain resell value over time. The Hyundai model also offers heated seats and ventilated front seats for improved all-season comfort.

Power and Performance Comparison

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport doesn't simply offer an attractive shape and high-tech features. This modern marvel of Hyundai engineering also provides Connecticut drivers with a range of performance features that rival its more expensive counterparts. A new Santa Fe Sport comes fitted with a 185 horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine to power your excursions. Drivers that crave additional horsepower and capability can choose a 240 horsepower, 2.0-liter turbo engine that will generate plenty of power for transporting passengers and cargo items throughout the Groton, CT region. In comparison with the new Nissan Rogue, the Hyundai generates more horsepower and powertrain options. The Nissan SUV features a 170 horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is much less capable of meeting your various commuting needs.


The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. A New Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe Sport are both top selling crossovers, but each one serves its own purpose and has unique capacities and advantages the other does not. For instance, Hyundai breaks the Santa Fe lineup into Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport models, while the Kia Sorento is one model. Additionally, depending on whether you want a base model or loaded model, you could wind up paying either more or less for the Santa Fe Sport, versus a comparatively equipped Sorento.

To help make your decision easier, allow us to explain some of the standout features of the new Hyundai Santa Fe and how those compare to what the Kia Sorento has to offer. We want to make the car-researching and car-buying process as easy as possible for our customers around Old Saybrook!

New 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport near New London CT New 2017-2018 Kia Sorento Old Saybrook

Specs that Stand Out:

  • To begin with you'll save money up front as the base level Kia Sorento starts with an MSRP of $25,900. A new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport at the base level registers at an MSRP of $24,950, saving you just under $1000 right from the get-go
  • Optional features available on a base level New Hyudnai Santa Fe sport include a dual sun/moon roof, keyless start, rear parking aid, and hands free power liftgate. To make these features available on a new Kia Sorento, you'll have to jump up a few trim levels, and a few thousand dollars.
  • Additionally, at higher trim levels you'll find standard access to remote engine start, heated front seats, and mirror memory, all options not available at higher trim levels in a new Kia Sorento

It all boils down to the little luxuries when our own Hyundai Santa Fe Sport takes on the Kia Sorento, but we believe that sometimes, the little things can make all the difference. Stop in to Old Saybrook Hyundai to get behind the wheel of a new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport or full sized Santa Fe today and feel the difference for yourself, or, browse our online inventory for a new crossover or SUV that catches your eye! Additionally, you can continue to read on for more comparison information, including our comparison to the Volkswagen Tiguan

Compare the New Hyundai Santa Fe Sport to the New Volkswagen Tiguan

New 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport New Haven CTNew 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Old Saybrook CT

Are you looking for a sporty and stylish new SUV in the greater Old Saybrook, CT area? The new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is designed to provide you with the best of both automotive worlds: an athletic and fun driving experience and tremendous comfort and convenience throughout the cabin. Whether you're looking for an SUV that's fun for the whole family and especially so as the driver, one with the power and capability to quench your thirst for excitement or something that's luxurious and well-equipped that doesn't cost a fortune, the new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport checks all the boxes and so much more at a price that's sure to fit any lifestyle and budget for drivers in and around New Haven and New London. To demonstrate how unique the new Santa Fe Sport is, we're going to compare it to the new Volkswagen Tiguan, allowing you to see side by side how the new Santa Fe Sport outdoes the competition.

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

  • The new Santa Fe Sport comes equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185-horsepower while the Tiguan comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 184-horsepower. While one-horsepower doesn't seem like much, consider the fact that the Santa Fe Sport also offers an available 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine option that produces 240-horsepower, while the Tiguan only offers its base engine.
  • The Santa Fe Sport is more agile than the Tiguan thanks to a turning diameter of 35.8 feet compared to the 37.7 foot turning diameter of the Tiguan.
  • If you want your passengers to be comfortable, the new Santa Fe Sport offers far more rear headroom and legroom for them to stretch out and enjoy the ride.
  • The Santa Fe Sport offers up to 1,650 pounds of maximum towing capacity while the Tiguan falls short with 1,500 pounds.
  • The Santa Fe Sport comes with a ten-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty while the Tiguan comes with a six-year/72,000 mile powertrain limited warranty.

These are only a few of the many ways that the new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport continues to raise the bar for the competition, and if you want to learn everything there is to know about the new Santa Fe Sport, we welcome you to join us at Old Saybrook Hyundai to test drive a model of your choice today! With six trim levels, two engine options and tons of available features, we're confident that we'll have you driving home from Old Saybrook to Groton or New Haven behind the wheel of a new Santa Fe Sport in no time!

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