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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander

hyundai santa fe compared to toyota highlander

The Santa Fe has been one of the most popular midsize crossover SUVs for nearly two decades. First introduced for the 2001 model year, the Santa Fe has made great strides over the years as more and more modern technologies have become available. It comes with many standard features like dual-zone climate control, roof rack side and cross rails, a rearview camera, and Bluetooth connectivity, among many more available features.

How does it stack up with other notable SUVs, though? We measure the prestige of vehicles by how they compare to their competitors. We are here to put the 2018 Santa Fe up against the 2018 Toyota Highlander. Both SUVs are almost identically sized and feature many of the same specifications, so we thought this would make for a good matchup. Check out research results below.

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe (base) Vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander (base)
290 horsepower, 3.3-liter V6 Engine specs 185 horsepower, 2.7-liter I4
Available USB charging ports Not available
Available Blind spot monitoring system Not available
Standard In-vehicle assistance service Not available

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The chart above sure indicates that the base Santa Fe comes with more than the base Highlander. The Santa Fe's base engine is much larger than that of the Highlander. Highlander drivers can have a V6 engine with 295 horsepower, but they will have to upgrade and pay about $2,000 more to do so. Santa Fe drivers, on the other hand, are guaranteed a six-cylinder engine with at least 290 horsepower and for less. Some other optional features available on the base 2018 Santa Fe include heated front seats, premium wood finish, side mirror turn signal indicators, and a hands-free liftgate. We aren't kidding when we say the Santa Fe is packed to the gills with all kinds of modern technologies.

To learn more about the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, read this page or stop by Coastal Hyundai. Our friendly sales staff will go over all pricing, financing, and leasing options as well as answer any questions you have about standard and available features. We hope to see you soon!


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