The 2018 Santa Fe vs the Ford Escape At Crown Hyundai

The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is available at Crown Hyundai in St. Petersburg, FL

Upgrade To The SUV That Truly Stands Out

In an era where mid-size SUVs rule the market, one vehicle stands above the rest - the2018 Hyundai Santa Fe from Crown Hyundai. It out-classes its main competitor, the Ford Escape in performance, technology and safety. You'll also be able to transport more passengers in the larger, new Santa Fe. It spaciously seats up to 7 people - or 6, when equipped with available second-row captain's chairs - while the Escape carries only 5.

Drivers in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Palm Harbor can discover the 2018 Santa Fe's head-turning style at Crown Hyundai. The new Hyundai Santa Fe features a sleeker, more athletic profile than the other SUVs in its segment, and it offers innovative available Dynamic Bending Light headlamps, which are not available on the Ford Escape.

Exterior of the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe at Crown Hyundai near Clearwater, FL

Go On A Power Trip

Want more get-up-and-go? Choose the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, which comes with a mighty 290-horsepower V6 engine. You'll have to choose from a trio of 4-cylinder engines, which range from 168 to 245 horsepower, in the Ford Escape. If you enjoy outdoor adventures, the Santa Fe will suit you well. It offers a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. The Escape only hauls 3,500 pounds when equipped with its available towing package.

Reward Yourself With A First-Class Interior

While the Ford Escape offers a bland, compact interior, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe delivers an upscale, spacious cabin. You and your fellow travelers will enjoy 146.6 cubic feet of passenger volume in the new Santa Fe, compared to a measly 98.7 cubic feet in the Escape. Meanwhile, the 2018 Santa Fe also has all the upscale comforts and technologies you want in your next vehicle. It comes standard with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, which cost extra on the Ford Escape. The new Hyundai Santa Fe also features a 7-inch touchscreen, dual-zone automatic climate control and Bluetooth® hands-free technology.

Safety features and interior of the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe - available at Crown Hyundai near Clearwater and Palm Harbor, FL

Make The Safer Choice

Never compromise when it comes to your safety. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe comes standard with a rearview camera and was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. Meanwhile, the Ford Escape did not earn any safety honors by the IIHS in 2018. The new Santa Fe also offers a host of innovative smart safety technologies - including Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking and more.

Find out why more drivers in Clearwater, Palm Harbor and Tampa, FL are choosing the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe over the Ford Escape. Visit Crown Hyundai to test-drive the new Santa Fe in St. Petersburg today.

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