2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sorento

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Comparing the 2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe solidifies your commitment to the commute in Ypsilanti. While each midsize SUV exhibits stable performance and intriguing features, the subtle differences between the Sorento and Santa Fe are found when we dive deeper into each vehicle. Learn all about the characteristics of each SUV, and how the Kia Sorento offers more of what you need.

Sorento vs. Santa Fe: Performance Features

Both the Kia vs. Hyundai accentuate their features well in each midsize SUV option. While both base models in the Sorento and Santa Fe have similar torque and horsepower, the Sorento LX trim level packs the power with a 3.3L engine. By doing so, it also boasts 290 hp with 252 lb-ft of torque. Each trim level offered by Hyundai for the Santa Fe leaves the torque at 178 lb-ft with 185 hp. The 2019 Sorento towing capacity also outshines the Santa Fe:

2019 Kia Sorento Towing a Camper

With more powerful engine options and superior towing capabilities, the Kia Sorento offers more of what Saline drivers want. Tow your cargo effortlessly and drive with confidence with the quiet and powerful Sorento.

Sorento vs. Santa Fe: Interior Features and Dimensions

When looking inside the new Kia Sorento vs. Hyundai Santa Fe, the greatest difference lies within passenger comfort. The Kia Sorento interior holds 7 passengers throughout each trim level, where only the top trim levels of the Santa Fe can hold 7. Most trim levels in the Hyundai hold only 5 passengers.

The Sorento has more overall passenger space with a whopping 154 cu. ft., while the Santa Fe has 111 cu. ft of total passenger volume. The Kia Sorento’s three rows of seating give each passenger more shoulder and hip room as well.Each midsize SUV has an impressive suite of technological features throughout the cabin, like:

  • Infotainment systems that support Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Rear cameras with collision-specific safety features
  • USB port and auxiliary jack
  • Steering wheel mounted audio, Bluetooth® and cruise controls
2019 Kia Sorento Interior

When you take a closer look, you’ll find that the Kia Sorento offers most of these options from the base trim level up to its more luxurious models. Unfortunately, these features in the Hyundai SUV don’t begin to show up until you view their more expensive trim levels.

Sorento vs. Santa Fe: Starting Price

Each SUV packs a slew of features and performance you’ll take around Dexter, but only the Sorento packs more features and performance for a better price:

  • 2019 Kia Sorento: Starting MSRP of $25,990
  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: MSRP starts at $27,200

While the Sorento base model offers FWD, and the base model Santa Fe offers AWD, the almost $1,500 savings along with the extra interior features within the Kia make the true distinction.

2019 Kia Sorento

Test Drive the 2019 Kia Sorento at LaFontaine Kia

When you step into a 2019 Kia Sorento and ride around Ypsilanti, you’ll sense the difference between the Sorento vs. Santa Fe. LaFontaine Kia is committed to guiding you through the entire car buying process, and if you want to learn more about the advantages of choosing Kia, try reading the 2019 Kia Sorento reviews or comparing the Optima to the 2019 Hyundai Sonata.

You can even learn more about the Kia Sorento configurations or the Kia Sorento color options. We can also show you why many drivers are willing to pay the higher Kia Telluride price! No matter which vehicle you settle on, contact us today or visit our dealership near Ypsilanti to learn more today or walk through our financing options. Don’t forget, we have a great selection of used Kia Sorento models, too!

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