The horsepower is a feature that most of us take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 that has by 51 percent more horsepower in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II. Consequently the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 can reach higher speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 will also give seemingly better flexiblility in specific speeds.
Thanks to 40 % higher torque, the engine of the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. This, in turn, have a positive impact on a car's acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Jeep Grand Cherokee IV accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 9.1 s, which is 9 percent when compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. But the difference is not as much big to be taken into account when buying a automobile.
If you need a vehicles by which you could set of for travels, which could contain more luggage , go for the Jeep. The Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV is equiped with by 1 % less capable trunk in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV so you would be able to load one little suitcase less. When it comes to the trunk pay attention to its dimensions which have notable impact on loading possibility .
The top speed of the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV is higher as compared to this of the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 16 kilometers/hour is small and is not realy noticable in daily use.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly influences on room in the cabin and also stability on road. The width of the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV is larger only by 53 mm in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II and is not really relevant. The average for the „large off-road 4x4” segment equals to around 1,866 mm and is by 77 mm larger than the width of the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV.
Jeep has 212 mm longer wheelbase in comparison to the Hyundai Santa Fe II. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The engine displacement of the Jeep is by 36 percent greater in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. For this reason the Hyundai Santa Fe II will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 will be of better performance, working more smoothly and more durable.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee IV is 167 millimeters longer in comparison to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. The length of the car plays a role in respect of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Jeep Grand Cherokee IV very likely will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 will be better driven ,however, the Hyundai will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV's production started only 4 years prior to the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really big, however, the Jeep might feature a bit more modern solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV, which is by 41 millimeters higher than the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV, is appropriate choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.
Automatic transmission which is installed in the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV in spite of having a few disadvantages gives much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city the driver is less exhausted. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.