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Old 13th October 2010, 15:09   #181
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I have used the 2010 santa Fe and Fortuner extensively in dubai (both petrol versions) and felt Santa Fe was much better in terms of ride quality,refinement and interiors.
Only place I felt Fortuner has fared better was in its offroad ability .

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Originally Posted by underground1419 View Post
Those moving around the mysore road near RV college can spot atleast a 100 Santa-fe's in the Hyundai yard.

The tyres look puny! :(
100 Santa Fe - I think its a big error!re confirm
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Originally Posted by pgsagar View Post
Hyundai has generally been more successful than Chevy. However, in case of SUVs, Captiva has been a great seller compared to Tucson. Both Tucson and Captiva cost nearly same and are similar shaped and sized
and both came with 2.0 litre CRDi engines. However, for every one Tucson you will see on road, you will see at least 20 Captivas. Chevy beating Hyundai here! Strange though.
In foreign markets, Tuscon is in a smaller segment than the Captiva. If I recall the Tuscon sold in India was a much older platform than the Captiva. The captiva was overall a much better looking car than the Tuscon. However with the latest Santa Fe, Hyundai has really changed the game. The biggest draw back for them is that affluent Indians don't really want a 20 Lakh Hyundai when 5 more can get them an entry level BMW.

On road softroaders make more sense than body on frame SUVs like Fortuner. If you are going to use it only on road makes sense to spring for a softroader like santafe or crv. However, with a Fortuner you have the option to go dune bashing which you should avoid in a softroader.

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4x4 Addict, you are very right. BMW may spoil the Santa Fe party. After all brand BMW is several notches above Hyundai.
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