2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Santa Fe

2017 Santa Fe

Santa Fe Sport

2017 Santa Fe Sport

Billings and Lockwood drivers have just seen the launch of both the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Each model is immediately impressive thanks to eye-catching styling, and you’ll find a strong selection of features no matter your choice. Of course, you’ll have to choose one over the other eventually, so we thought we’d write a quick comparison to help you make the right decision to suit your needs. Let’s take a closer look now.

Power and Efficiency

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport differ markedly in their powertrain options, so Billings and Lockwood drivers need to think hard about their own power and efficiency requirements before making a decision.

  • Power: The Santa Fe Sport allows you to choose between with a 2.4L inline 4-cylinder for 185 horsepower and 178 of torque or a 2.0L inline 4-cylinder turbo for 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Santa Fe outperforms both, offering a 3.3L V6 engine capable of 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque.
  • Efficiency: The Santa Fe Sport’s lower output means that it leads the Santa Fe in terms of fuel-economy. You’ll earn up to 21 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway with the former versus 18 and 25 with the latter.

Size and Seating

The other area that is going to make a big difference for drivers, particularly those with growing families, is space. The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport offers plenty of room for 5 passengers, but the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe allows you to opt for either 7-passenger seating or 6-passenger seating with 2nd-row captain’s chairs, making it the clear front-runner for those with plenty of people to look after.

You’ll also receive more cargo space with the standard Santa Fe – up to 80 cubic feet vs. just 71.5 with the Santa Fe Sport. Of course, those interior dimensions do make the Santa Fe bigger than the Sport on the outside, so it’s not quite as useful if you’ll regularly need to drive through tight city streets or in confined areas.

Features and Technologies

Both the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport can provide Billings and Lockwood drivers with the very latest comfort and convenience technologies, including:

  • Multi-View Camera System: Four cameras combine to create a 360-degree view around your vehicle.
  • 8-Inch Touchscreen: Utilizes a GPS navigation system with enhanced voice-recognition software.

However, the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe does offer a few features as standard that the Sport reserves for higher trim levels, including a dual-zone climate control system with CleanAir Ionizer and an 8-way power driver’s seat with 4-way power lumbar support.

You’ll Find Your Ideal Hyundai SUV in the Showroom at Underriner Hyundai

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport are both available now from Underriner Hyundai. For a closer look, expert advice, and the chance to take either model for a test drive, just pay us a visit today. We look forward to putting our Billings and Lockwood customers behind one of these exciting SUVs, so make sure to come see us soon to take one for a spin!