2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Front driver side exterior view of a gray 2019 Kia Sorento "vs" front exterior view of a red 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

There are many similarities between the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and it all starts with their standard 2.4L Inline 4-Cylinder engine that provides them both with 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. They both also offer multiple trim level options so it is easy for SUV shoppers to find the specs and features that they want without going over their budget. Keep reading to see all of the similarities and differences between the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Sant Fe in our side-by-side comparison below.



2019 Kia Sorento

Versus

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

3.3L 24-Valve V6 Available Engine 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
290 HP/ 252 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 235 HP/ 260 LB-FT
8-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
19 MPG City/ 26 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 20 MPG City/ 25 MPG HWY

What are the Differences & Similarities Between the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe?

Both the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe have the option of getting equipped with All-Wheel Drive for added confidence when taking them off-road or through rough weather conditions. They both also feature a MacPherson front suspension and a multi-link rear suspension for a smooth ride over almost any terrain.

There is spacious seating for seven people inside the cabin of the 2019 Sorento and the 2019 Santa Fe only has seating for five people. Split-folding rear seats give the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe versatile cargo and passenger space but the 2019 Sorento has 73 cubic feet of cargo space and the 2019 Santa Fe only has 71.3 cubic feet of total cargo space. The 2019 Kia Sorento also makes available two leather seat trim options while the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe only has one. The top trim levels of the Sorento and Santa Fe are loaded with heated front seats and the 2019 Kia Sorento also has the option of ventilated front seats for premium comfort through all seasons.

A standard 7” touchscreen adorns the cockpit of the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and the top two trim levels of each have an 8” touchscreen. Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™ also come standard in the 2019 Sorento and the 2019 Santa Fe to keep you in touch with important navigation, messaging, as well as your favorite playlist. Thanks to its better available options and equipment the 2019 Kia Sorento is the easy choice over the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and you can take the 2019 Sorento for a test drive today at Castrucci Kia in Dayton, OH.