Hyundai Santa Fe vs Ford Edge

Are you ready to hit the roads of Columbus, Westerville, and Reynoldsburg, OH, in a reliable SUV designed for adventure? If so, get ready to load up your luggage, equipment, and more in one of two amazing models: the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe or the 2020 Ford Edge.

While both the Hyundai and the Ford are great choices, one offers a little more to get excited about. To find out how these vehicles stack up against each other, continue reading this comparison put together by our team at Dennis Hyundai East!

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Hyundai vs Ford: Which Delivers Better Fuel Ratings?

If your daily commute to work is on the longer side or you’re already planning your first road trip in your next SUV, you’ll want something with top-notch fuel ratings. Efficiency in a vehicle is important for several reasons. Not only will it save you from frequent trips to the gas station for a fill-up, but fewer trips will also save you more money.

While the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe offers impressive power thanks to its standard 2.4-liter engine, it’s still able to receive excellent fuel economy. When opting for the Santa Fe base trim, you can expect to receive an EPA-estimated 22 city/29 highway MPG.¹ As for the Ford Escape, when standardly equipped with its similar 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine, you’ll also net immense power but come up lacking efficiency during your city drives with an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG.

Which Has More Infotainment Features?

Advanced technology features are something today’s drivers need in their next vehicle. Luckily, when choosing the Hyundai Santa Fe, you’ll receive a standard 7-inch audio display with access to a variety of top features, including:

  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth®

On the other hand, the infotainment system found inside the 2020 Ford Edge doesn’t compare to what the Hyundai offers. The design of the display is basic and lacks when it comes to standard technologies. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto® are features you won’t find when you opt for the Edge’s base trim.

Santa Fe vs Edge: Interior Dimensions

During your travels near or far, you and your passengers will want a cabin that’s comfortable and offers plenty of space. The Hyundai Santa Fe and the Ford Edge both deliver in this category, each offering over 110 cubic feet of passenger space and over 70 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the front seats.

However, the Santa Fe trumps the Edge when it comes to additional interior dimensions. The Hyundai offers 41.2 inches of headroom in the front row, whereas the Edge only provides 40.2 inches, which may make your ride feel a bit more cramped. The Hyundai Santa Fe also give you more front legroom with 44.1 inches to stretch out as compared to only 42.6 inches in the Ford Edge.

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Hyundai Santa Fe VS Ford Edge: What’s the Verdict?

At Dennis Hyundai East, we know how important it is to find the perfect vehicle. If you’re looking for an SUV with amazing fuel ratings, technology, and a spacious interior, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is the smart choice. Drivers near Columbus, Westerville, and Reynoldsburg, OH, who are ready for a test drive, give us a call today!


¹ 2020 Santa Fe SE/SEL/Limited: FWD 22 City/29 Hwy/25 Combined MPG, AWD 21 City/27 Hwy/24 Combined MPG. 2020 Santa Fe 2.0T SEL/Limited: FWD 20 City/27 Hwy/23 Combined MPG, AWD 20 City/26 Hwy/22 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.


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