Compare the Santa Fe Sport with the Competition

Compact King: The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Takes on Similar Models

You're absolutely captivated by the new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Its polished, well-structured exterior is perfectly complemented by an abundance of interior features, and you can't help but picture yourself driving around St. Joseph, Atchison KS, Savannah MO, Leavenworth KS, Maryville MO or Cameron in this vehicle.

But you hear some noise about the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 also being solid options, and now need to be certain that your instincts and gut were right in the first place, by comparing these compact SUVs side by side.

Car City Hyundai would be more than happy to assist you in this process. Below you will find a breakdown of how the Santa Fe Sport stacks up against both the CR-V and RAV4 individually, and a summary of our findings.


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2017 Santa Fe Sport v. 2016 CR-V

  • Right off the bat, we find the exterior of the Santa Fe Sport superior to that of the CR-V. With a more sculpted, refined look, you're really going to get noticed driving around town in this sleek model.
  • When it comes to interior comfort, the tip of the hat goes to the Santa Fe Sport again. This SUV offers more passenger volume, front hip and shoulder room, ensuring relaxation is at an all-time premium.
  • With over 1,000 more pounds in max trailering capacity, the Santa Fe Sport is the tough vehicle you're going to want to bring with you on those summertime camping trips.

2017 Santa Fe Sport v. 2016 RAV4

  • The sporty feel of the Santa Fe Sport really shines over the RAV4, giving you that extra edge you need to get around and dominate with confident performance
  • Ready to unwind? The Santa Fe Sport takes the interior comfort crown from yet another challenger, with the superior passenger volume and front shoulder and hip room.
  • Every bit of power counts. The engine in the Santa Fe Sport gives you more net horsepower and torque than the RAV4, helping you get over that hill or around that tough corner even easier.

In the end, you were right to begin with! The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is the compact SUV to own, and we encourage you to stop in here at Car City Hyundai for an in-person confirmation of your initial beliefs. After you scope out all of the features, you can take this versatile vehicle out for a test drive around town to really see if it is the right fit.


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