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2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

2008 Toyota Highlander

  2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 2008 Toyota Highlander 4WD 4-door Limited (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$21,695
$27,500
Invoice $20,861 $24,475
MPG
City/Highway
17/24 17/24
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe is competent all around, and hard to fault as a well-equipped family SUV. Read Full Review Most Americans prefer mushy white bread, and the 2008 Toyota Highlander is a larger, high-quality "loaf" that will satisfy most every consumer. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Sized just right for most families
  • Inoffensive styling
  • Spacious interior
  • Long warranty

Dislikes:

  • Choppy ride
  • Nontelescoping steering wheel
  • Fake wood-grain trim

Likes:

  • Big V-6 power
  • Quiet ride
  • Clever second-row seat
  • Good handling with Sport model
  • “Light” off-road capabilities

Dislikes:

  • Dull electric steering
  • Too-soft suspension
  • Cramped optional third
  • row seat
  • Slow transmission shifts
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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