The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Ford Escape are two standouts in the compact crossover class. Attractively styled with utility in mind, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Ford Escape offer top-notch features and performances to match, delivering premium versatility for crossover shoppers in Cumberland County, Salem County, and Cape May County.

Deciding between the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs Ford Edge is a common dilemma for car shoppers, so Action Hyundai of Millville decided to compare the two side by side below. Keep reading for a comprehensive comparison between the Escape and the Santa Fe Sport.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. 2016 Ford Escape

Model Overviews

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Ford Escape each comes with five-passenger seating, a spacious cabin, and car-like handling for a smooth, easy-to-maneuver ride. Beneath their hoods, the Ford Escape and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport each gets a four-cylinder engine, and both crossovers offer a standard six-speed automatic transmission for smooth power and an efficient fuel economy.

With the Santa Fe Sport, shoppers have two engines available: a 185-horsepower 2.4-liter and a 240-horsepower 2.0-liter. The Ford Escape offers three-a 168-horsepower 2.5-liter, a 178-horsepower 1.6-liter, and a 240-horsepower 2.0-liter-though they tend to be sluggish while accelerating at highway speeds.

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport For Sale NJ

The Ford Escape is a bit more conservative than the Santa Fe Sport, but each crossover boasts a sleek, aerodynamic exterior with a stylish and athletic attitude. Each is available with LED taillights, fresh design cues, and eye-catching front grilles, which stand out against competing crossovers in their class.

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is available in three trim levels-Sport, Sport 2.0T, and 2.0T Ultimate-and the Ford Escape is offered in three: S, SE, and Titanium. Inside, each offers a slew of high-tech features and generous legroom, though the Escape's firm seats, cheap-looking materials, and lack of storage space can be uncomfortable for some drivers. The Santa Fe Sport, on the other hand, comes with an upscale design and under-floor storage for comfort and convenience wherever your next journey leads.

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs. Ford Escape Technology

When it comes to staying connected, the Ford Escape and the Santa Fe Sport provide premium features that put you in control of the digital sphere around you. Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity are standard on both the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the Ford Escape, making it easy to stay in touch with friends, kids, and coworkers throughout the ride.

The Santa Fe Sport offers two infotainment options-an all-new 7-inch color LCD screen and an 8-inch touchscreen navigation system-and the Escape is available with a comparable SYNC 3 system. Each is quick and easy to use, especially with the Santa Fe's crisp and responsive display.

Santa Fe Sport vs  Escape: Who Comes Out on Top?

Even though the Ford Escape delivers a smooth ride with innovative technology, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport edges it out with a premium design, powerful yet efficient engineering, and innovative storage options for premium convenience.

If you're shopping for a crossover in Cumberland County, Cape May County, or Salem County, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport may be the right option for you. We have a full inventory at our showroom, so schedule to test drive a Hyundai Santa Fe Sport at Action Hyundai of Millville today! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by filling out our form online.


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