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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Invoice $28,490 $28,288
18/25 16/24
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Bottom Line The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe is a little schizophrenic, but we dig both of its personalities. Those with larger families will want to look at the V-6 Santa Fe, while smaller families will enjoy the turbo-powered Santa Fe Sport. Read Full Review The 2014 Ford Explorer does build on its heritage, but on-road fluency and passenger comfort are clearly at center stage. Read Full Review
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  • Easy-to-use infotainment system
  • Plenty of standard features
  • Attractive styling
  • Good cargo space
  • Very good fuel economy


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


  • Stocky SUV look, in a crossover
  • Lots of passenger space
  • Great ride quality
  • Good gas mileage for its three rows


  • Not much ruggedness under it all
  • Steep learning curve for MyFord Touch
  • Lower-power turbo four costs more
  • Middle seat needs a lift
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