The Chevrolet Equinox vs Hyundai Santa Fe
One of the most popular car segments in the market today is the crossover SUV. The Chevrolet Equinox is a crowd favorite in this category, as it provides a great combination of efficiency, space, and durability. There are many manufacturers that are attempting to compete with the Equinox, so we’re going to do a quick assessment to show you how the Equinox lines up against other crossovers such as the Hyundai Santa Fe.
The first major difference between these two vehicles is their price point. Lining up comparable trim levels of the Equinox LTZ and the Santa Fe, the Equinox will save you about $4,000 – that’s not a difference that should be taken lightly!
Now let’s take a look at the engines on each of these crossovers. The Equinox is equipped with a 2.4L 4-Cylinder compared to the 3.3L V6 engine of the Santa Fe, which has its pros and cons. On one hand you receive a bit less power, but on the other hand you receive better fuel efficiency. The Hyundai Santa Fe will only get you 18 mpg city and 24 mpg highway, while the Chevrolet Equinox will get you 20 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.
Another feature that sets the Chevrolet Equinox apart from the competition is the anti-theft system that is standard on this vehicle, which will give drivers a piece of mind knowing that their vehicle will warn them if someone tries to break in.
Looking at warranty on these vehicles, there’s no doubt that Hyundai’s impressive 10 year/100,000 warranty is more extensive than most. However, Chevrolet offers two years of maintenance as an added perk of your purchase, which is something that Hyundai does not!