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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2018 Honda Pilot

After a comprehensive upgrade for the 2017 model year, the new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport continues to get even better during the 2018 model year. The biggest news regarding the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is the addition of an all-new trim level to the lineup. More specifically, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Value Package model is now available, which gives you a wide array of premium features at an exceptionally affordable price.

These new enhancements have made the new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport even more attractive to those looking to purchase a new midsize crossover or SUV. In fact, we’d say the 2018 Santa Fe Sport is the perfect choice for those shoppers – an opinion we’re going to prove as fact with this 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport versus 2018 Honda Pilot head-to-head model comparison.



2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

VS

2018 Honda Pilot

$24,950 Starting MSRP $31,875
2 Engine Options 1
240 HP & 260 lb-ft. Max Horsepower & Torque 280 HP & 262 lb-ft.
24 MPG Max Combined Gas Mileage 23 MPG
5 Years/60,000 Miles Basic Warranty 3 Years/36,000 Miles
10 Years/100,000 Miles Drivetrain Warranty 5 Years/60,000 Miles

Explaining Why the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a Better Value than the 2018 Honda Pilot

What you’ll notice right away in the table above is that the 2018 Honda Pilot is more expensive than the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. In fact, the starting price for the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is just under $7,000 less than the starting price for the 2018 Honda Pilot. You can also see in the table above that the price difference between the two models is made even more astonishing thanks to the fact that you’re getting far better basic and drivetrain warranties with the new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

That begs the question – what are you getting for all that additional money? The answer to that question, as the table shows, is not too much. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport lineup offers more engine choices, better gas mileage and comparable power. The new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is also packed to the brim with advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, so you’re not missing out on anything there, either.

In the end, you have to ask yourself – do you want to pay almost $7,000 more for subpar warranties, less fuel efficiency and just a little more power, or do you want to make the smart choice and purchase a 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport? If you choose the latter, make sure to get in touch with our friendly Coastal Hyundai staff in Melbourne, FL.


silver Hyundai Santa Fe parked near the woods
black Hyundai Tucson parked in a residential area