2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Ford Explorer in Rocky Mount, NC

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 ford Explorer in Rocky Mount, NC 
Does your family need a new set of wheels for your daily routine and weekend adventures? The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited and 2017 Ford Explorer XLT are two popular SUVs that offer the power, comfort, and safety you demand from your driving experience. Since you can only choose one, our product specialists sifted through the details and highlighted the features you'll favor most in the comparison below. Read on to discover whether the 2017 Santa Fe or 2017 Ford Explorer meets your needs the best. If you have any questions about feature functionality or availability, don't hesitate to give the team at Medlin Hyundai in Rocky Mount, NC a call at (888) 349-1434.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Performance

You're in good hands in either SUV since both of their V6 engines produce 290 HP and about the same amount of torque. You can also tow up to 5,000 lbs. with the Hyundai Santa Fe and Ford Explorer on your weekend adventures. Fuel economy is marginally better in the Santa Fe Limited getting 18 city MPG and 25 highway MPG versus 17 city MPG and 24 highway MPG in the Ford Explorer.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Interior Design

The Hyundai Santa Fe and Ford Explorer provide incomparable levels of comfort for you and your passengers. For example, the Hyundai Santa Fe seats up to six and offers 146.6 cu. ft. of passenger volume compared to 151.5 cu. ft. of passenger volume and seating for up to seven in the Ford Explorer. This means your third row passengers can feel cramped in the Ford Explorer's back seat or have elbowroom in the Hyundai Santa Fe's back seat. Check out how else the Hyundai Santa Fe's comfortable cabin design will enhance your family's daily routine.

  • Soft leather-trimmed seating will keep you more comfortable in the Hyundai Santa Fe than cloth-trimmed seating that's standard for the Ford Explorer.
  • You and your front passenger will remain warm during cold winters in the Santa Fe Limited thanks to standard heated front seats. For an extra cost, heated seats are available in the Ford Explorer as well.
  • Second row passengers will appreciate having their own bubble in the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe's captain's chairs. Boundaries aren't as clear in the Ford Explorer's second row bench seating.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 ford Explorer Interior Comparisons in Rocky Mount, NC 

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Safety & Technology

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe is the safer SUV hands down. The IIHS gave the 2017 Santa Fe its "Top Safety Pick+" award while the 2017 Ford Explorer received no such safety award. In either SUV a rearview camera is standard, but the following safety features are standard on the Hyundai Santa Fe:
  • Blind spot detection
  • Lane change assist
  • Driver's knee airbag

Schedule a Test Drive in Rocky Mount, NC

Elevate your daily drive with the handsome 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. Choose your favorite model from our new inventory and take it for a spin with a test drive at Medlin Hyundai in Rocky Mount, NC. Complete our online form or speak with a team member directly by calling (888) 349-1434.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior in Rocky Mount, NC 

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