Compare 2014 Jeep Cherokee vs 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

2014 Jeep Cherokee
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe
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FWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 22 31 $22,636 $22,995
FWD 4-Door Altitude 22 31 $23,801 $24,495
FWD 4-Door Latitude 22 31 $23,801 $24,495
4WD 4-Door Sport 21 28 $24,571 $24,995
4WD 4-Door Altitude 21 28 $25,716 $26,495
4WD 4-Door Latitude 21 28 $25,716 $26,495
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 31 $27,154 $28,095
4WD 4-Door Trailhawk 19 25 $28,604 $29,595
4WD 4-Door Limited 21 28 $29,069 $30,095
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FWD 4-Door GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door GLS 18 25 $28,490 $29,900
AWD 4-Door GLS 18 24 $30,133 $31,650
FWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $31,814 $33,800
FWD 4-Door w/Saddle Int Limited 18 25 $31,814 $33,800
AWD 4-Door Limited 18 24 $33,440 $35,550
AWD 4-Door w/Saddle Int Limited 18 24 $33,440 $35,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,636
$28,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,995
$29,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$498 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Jeep Cherokee plants a foot in both the crossover and SUV world--and only flubs the styling. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 59.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 58.6
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 146.6
Third Leg Room (in)
- 31.5
Third Hip Room (in)
- 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
182 193.1
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62 64.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.8 13.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.8 40.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
41.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.9 80
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 36.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P235/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TRA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P235/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TRA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3679 3933
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6250 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4800 252 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
ED6 NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.04
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.84
Trans Type
9 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.83
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.65
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 8.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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