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2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

New 2021 Jeep Cherokee

2021 Jeep
Cherokee

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New 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

2020 Hyundai
Santa Fe

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MSRP*
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$26,310 to $35,550
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$26,275 to $39,575
Invoice* $26,192 to $34,709 $25,247 to $37,617
MPG - City 18 - 22 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 24 - 31 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Cherokee offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Hyundai Santa Fe, with comparable head- and legroom. The Hyundai Santa Fe will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Jeep Cherokee.

Convenience
The Hyundai Santa Fe requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Cherokee, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Santa Fe. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Cherokee is much higher than that for the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Dimensions
The Jeep Cherokee is a little narrower than the Hyundai Santa Fe, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Jeep Cherokee is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Santa Fe, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Cherokee doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Handling
The Jeep Cherokee has the same turning radius as the Hyundai Santa Fe, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Jeep Cherokee has a little more horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Cherokee and the Hyundai Santa Fe. The Jeep Cherokee has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Santa Fe.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Cherokee is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Santa Fe.