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2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Within the roster of Kia crossover SUVs available at Kia of Mankato, few other platforms have earned as strong of a reputation for capability and overall performance and the Kia Sorento. For the current model year, a head-to-head comparison of the 2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe pretty clearly shows how it holds advantages over its Hyundai competitor and the crossover SUV class at large. The 2019 Sorento offers more powerful available engine options than the 2019 Santa Fe, as well as more interior cargo and passenger volume. Additionally, the 2019 Sorento has been praised by independent reviews for offering a stylish and sound-dampened interior as well as for its long list of standard and available equipment. Schedule a test drive with the 2019 Sorento today by calling, 833-212-9673.

The chief difference between the 2019 Kia Sorento and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is the physical size. Buyers choosing the 2019 Sorento will have more passenger space and cargo volume than what is offered by its Hyundai rival. Every version of the 2019 Sorento available at Kia of Mankato has three rows of seating and maximum capacity for up to seven passengers. Conversely, the 2019 Santa Fe only offers two rows of seating which can accommodate just five passengers. This interior volume advantage the Sorento demonstrates directly translates into cargo hauling. Owners of the 2019 Kia Sorento can configure the crossover SUV’s interior to hold up to 73 cubic-feet of cargo. People who choose the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe will have a maximum of 71.3 cubic-feet of cargo volume to work with.


2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Nissan Rogue

2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.4-L, 4-Cyl.
185/178 Horsepower/Torque 185/178
73 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 71.3 cu.-ft.
7 Max. Passenger Cap. 5


Performance Specs

Kia has made two power plant options available with the 2019 Kia Sorento. Base models are equipped with a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. It will make 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. This is similar to what is offered by the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. However, Kia also offers a naturally aspirated 3.3-liter, V-6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The upgraded powertrain will make 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. Also, V-6-powered models of the Sorento has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, which is significantly more than what can be pulled by the current Santa Fe.



A photo of the dashboard and front seats in the 2019 Kia Sorento.
A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2019 Kia Sorento.
A photo of the rear seats in the 2019 Kia Sorento.
A photo of the cargo area in the 2019 Kia Sorento.
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