Compare the New 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs Chevrolet Equinox

Compare the New 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs Chevrolet Equinox

Research & Compare the Hyundai Santa Fe and Chevrolet Equinox near Metairie

Looking for a midsize crossover or SUV that's affordable, well-equipped, and stylish? There are many options available to you throughout New Orleans, including the new Chevy Equinox. Still, very few options offer the same unique blend of features, amenities, and value as the new Hyundai Santa Fe. Want to learn all about the benefits of choosing the new Santa Fe form Hyundai of Metairie over the competition? Keep reading!


The standard engine in the Santa Fe model lineup is a four-cylinder that makes 185-horspower, though a 235-horsepower turbocharged engine is also available for extra get-up-and-go. The standard engine in the Chevrolet Equinox model lineup, by contrast, makes 170-horsepower, while an upgraded turbocharged engine making 252-horsepower is also available.


Practical Space

Both the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Chevrolet Equinox make room for up to five passengers, meaning there's space for your entire crew to come along for the ride with you, wherever you're headed in or around Slidell. The Hyundai Santa Fe offers about 36 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row of seating, while the Chevrolet Equinox offers less than 30 cubic feet. Folding the rear seat flat in the Santa Fe yields over 71 cubic feet of space, whereas doing the same in the Equinox yields about 63 cubic feet of space.

Technology & Infotainment

Whether you want to listen to AM or FM radio, sync up to your smartphone's native apps, or hook up to Wi-Fi for browsing the internet, the Hyundai Santa Fe offer the connectivity and infotainment options you're craving from your next crossover. The Santa Fe, like the Chevrolet Equinox, even offers touchscreen infotainment with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration.

Safety Features

Searching for a safe SUV? While the Chevrolet Equinox offers standard Teen Driver technology and a backup camera and offers plenty of airbags, the new Hyundai Santa Fe offers a more comprehensive array of standard passive and active safety features, including:

  • Blind-spot collision-avoidance assist
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Vehicle stability management
  • Forward collision-avoidance assist and pedestrian detection
  • Driver attention warning
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Safe exit assist


Though this isn't perhaps the first think you'd think about when comparing new SUVs, maybe it should be. The new Hyundai Santa Fe comes standard with a 5-year/60,000 mile new vehicle limited warranty in addition to a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. By contrast, the Chevrolet Equinox only offers a three-year/36,000 mile new vehicle limited warranty and 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain limited warranty.

Browse Our Selection of New Santa Fe SUVs

Ready to find your next new Santa Fe near Kenner or Metairie today? Browse our comprehensive new Hyundai Santa Fe inventory online and don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you may have!

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If you've found a vehicle that appeals to you online, feel free to contact us online or by phone to discuss your financing options or to request a test-drive! When you're ready to visit our new & used Hyundai dealership in-person, you'll find us located conveniently at 5969 Veterans Memorial Blvd in Metairie, LA.

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