Both cars employ the same 2. Both vehicles provide adequate space and comfort in the first two rows. You can also find luxuries on the Hyundai Santa Fe sooner than the Kia Sorento. We can look into available ; and with your completed, you can head into our Finance Center and get started easily. The V6 is capable of towing 5,000 pounds.
Unfortunately, neither of these will satisfy this need. Sadly, the drive is further marred slightly by mediocre to average steering that suffers from annoying on-center play. Answer: the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe 2019 Kia Sorento Photo: Kia 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Photo: Hyundai Which would we recommend? Families of five or fewer don't have to go any bigger. Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. Buyers who must have room for seven or a V6 engine should head directly to the Kia Sorento. With its second row folded, that number jumps to 71.
The V6 engine earns 18 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway. Pricing starts out competitive with the bottom two trims carrying a four-cylinder engine, and then heads into near-luxury territory with features like premium leather and a surround-view camera. . Pros Smooth ride Compelling value trims with plenty of features Standard active safety features Spacious interior Sharp style Cons No available options from the factory 8-speed automatic could use a finishing touch Average fuel economy Thin-feeling cloth and leather The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is redesigned New interior and exterior look New two-row design Part of the fourth Hyundai Santa Fe generation introduced for 2019 Pros Abundant standard features for the money High-quality interior materials Generous warranty coverage Several standard and optional active safety features Cons High-quality interior materials Base 2. Our Verdict: The Hyundai Santa Fe makes the most of its compact dimensions. On the road, these vehicles drive comfortably and with confidence. Cargo space behind the rear seat measures a robust 35.
While the later produces 8 more torques, it seems sleepy at all times. Maximum towing capacity Not stated likely 2,500 lbs. All Sorentos seat up to seven passengers. The Hyundai Santa Fe also has more hip room in the front than the Kia Sorento. That's a better rating than the Santa Fe's 25 mpg highway and 18 mpg city. The process is easy and takes just a minute or two.
Both have three rows of seats and separate airconditioning controls for the passengers and even the supplied iPod cable will work in either vehicle. And becos of that the engine sounds very coarse when pushed hard. The styling is bland and there are some lower grade materials. The 2-row Hyundai Santa Fe has been completely redesigned for 2019 the Santa Fe Sport name has been retired. The Santa Fe and Sorento are basically built off the same platform with the same underpinnings, shared engineering and engines. Kia Sorento Model Year 2019 2019 2019 2019 Model Santa Fe Sorento Sorento Sorento Trim 2. Power Initial Quality Study mass-market leader? It's a thoroughly competent crossover that can be dressed up or down as tastes and budgets dictate.
That's what happened when we took loaded up a Kia Sorento and a Hyundai Santa Fe to the gunwales with people and camping gear and headed into the bush to Queensland's majestic Carnarvon Gorge. Perhaps the Hyundai Santa Fe will fare better than the Sorento in the long-run but that remains to be seen. The Hyundai also has an airconditioning vent in the centre console which acts as a chill box. Voting on the most stylish was divided among friends and family with some preferring the bulkier and more noble look of the Hyundai and others admiring the sleeker Kia with its extra touches of chrome bling. By comparison the Hyundai looks a little saggy in the rear end. A quick glance down the list of features indicates that the Hyundai Santa Fe will give you a little more kit for your money. Far from being out of their depth in the Aussie bush, these Korean softroaders excel with a quiet, comfortable ride and performance levels that will challenge the average Aussie's view of what it takes to get around west of the Great Divide.
We were pretty surprised to see just how similar the two crossovers are to one another, especially considering the fact that the Sorento is a 3-row crossover while the Santa Fe is just 2-rows. In addition, the Sorento now pairs its available 3. Especially when the Sorento is compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe. With the rows folded, the Sorento offers a solid 73 cubic feet of space. You can also choose between a 240-horsepower turbocharged 2. In the meantime, both Kia and Hyundai are feeding the trend with new or all-new versions of their popular midsize Sorento and Santa Fe, respectively.
In the last two years or so, this segment has grown to include some very impressive and interesting products. The Hyundai Santa Fe offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Sorento, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger. The is less efficient by about 1 mpg on the highway with both four-cylinder engine options. Freshly redesigned vehicles traditionally score higher in crash tests than older vehicles. Handling The Hyundai Santa Fe has the same turning radius as the Kia Sorento, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots. News scores are updated constantly as new data comes in, so the scores mentioned in this article may not match those in our rankings and reviews.
In fact, we just found out about its just last week. Pros Sharp looks, bigger inside and out than the Sport it replaces, packed with features. The four cylinder sounds quite rough. Also, the V6 will likely be more reliable. The reviewed Sorrento suffer from an extremely spongy brake pedal to boot. Even if these large vehicles are not destined to please driving enthusiasts, there are those among us parents that still require some satisfaction from spending many an hour behind a steering wheel.