The Toyota Land Cruiser V is equipped with petrol which produce by 51 more horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe II, giving the vehicle a much more sporty character. It seems to be better option for drivers who would like to experience thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Toyota Land Cruiser V is 4 percent wider when compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe II. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Toyota Land Cruiser V features by 178 % larger fuel container than the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. For this reason the Toyota will cover much more longer distance without need of refueling, assuming that the fuel consumption is the same between presented vehicles.
The Toyota Land Cruiser V has 148 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. As a result the Toyota Land Cruiser V is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Toyota Land Cruiser V 4.0 V8 240HP is 295 mm longer in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. Long cars more of passenger space and usually have bigger trunk. Although the Toyota Land Cruiser V 4.0 V8 240HP seems to be better option for families or persons who value convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Hyundai may appeal to women as it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
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Given that the Hyundai started to be manufactured only 1 year prior to the Toyota Land Cruiser V, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Toyota Land Cruiser V 4.0 V8 240HP might feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Toyota, which is by 154 mm higher than the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4, is better pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.