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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

2014 Subaru Forester

  2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 2014 Subaru Forester
MSRP
$24,700
$21,995
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Invoice $23,728 $20,811
MPG
City/Highway
18/29 22/32
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe splits its identity in two: the three-row ute goes V-6 only, while the five-passenger Sport leans on turbo power, a flexible second-row seat and a cushy ride to make its best case ever. Read Full Review The sharp-looking 2014 Subaru Forester gets a lot more comfortable inside, and offers some useful driving aids and safety electronics. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Attractive new styling
  • Very good fuel economy
  • Easy-to-use infotainment system
  • Good cargo space
  • Plenty of standard features

Dislikes:

  • V-6 only on long-wheelbase version
  • Steering feel isn't sharp
  • All-wheel drive exacts bigger gas mileage penalty
  • Sliding second-row seat is an option

Likes:

  • Composed ride yet responsive handling
  • Active-safety features, including X Mode
  • Tight, quiet cabin
  • Turbo’s eight-speed paddle-shift control
  • Top-tier safety

Dislikes:

  • No manual (Turbo)
  • No paddle shifters for 2.5i CVT models
  • Kludgy touch-screen audio interfaces
  • Too little drama for Turbo's launch
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