Comparison: 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

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The three-row 2020 Kia Sorento midsize SUV fits any lifestyle with its refined ride and optimal versatility and is often compared against the two-row, roomy 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. The below comparison highlights their powertrains, technology, and cabin features. Visit Premier Kia, located in Lufkin, TX, and let our knowledgeable team guide you into your ideal Kia.
 
Performance

2020 Kia Sorento

The five available Kia Sorento trims are equipped with either the base 185-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission or the optional 290-hp 3.3-liter V6 paired with an eight-speed automatic. All models utilize a front-wheel drivetrain with the option for all-wheel-drive, except for the base L trim which comes only with front-wheel-drive. The Sorento achieves an estimated fuel economy of 29 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg of city driving and can tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped.
 
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The SE, SEL, and Limited trims of the Hyundai Santa Fe get their power from a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission that produces 185-hp and earns an estimated fuel economy of 29 mpg of highway driving and 22 mpg in the city. The SEL 2.0T and Limited 2.0T are equipped with a 235-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. Front-wheel-drive comes standard and HTRAC all-wheel-drive is optional. The Santa Fe has a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.
 
Technology

2020 Kia Sorento

User-friendly technology keeps your family content with a responsive UVO infotainment system, a 7.0-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, Bluetooth® hands-free connectivity, a USB port, and a six-speaker sound system. Available technology includes a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen, voice command, two additional USB ports, SiriusXM® satellite radio and HD Radio™, navigation, a Harman Kardon® surround-sound audio system with ten speakers, a wireless phone charger, and UVO Link to locate your car, start your Sorento, and adjust the climate setting remotely.
 
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

Bluetooth® technology, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, four USB ports, and a 7.0-inch display audio system are included technology features. Navigation, SiriusXM® satellite radio, a twelve-speaker Infinity® premium surround-sound audio system, a heads-up display, a wireless charger, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen are available. Also, optional Blue Link® Connected Car Service utilizes a voice-activated search and allows for remote engine start and climate control.
 
Comfort and Convenience

2020 Kia Sorento

Stain-resistant cloth upholstery comes standard along with a 40/20/40 split- second-row and a 50/50 split-folding third-row for lots of seating and cargo space options. Remote keyless entry, interior accent illumination, and heated outside mirrors with LED turn signal indicators are also included. You and your family can opt for premium Nappa leather seating, heated and ventilated front seats, 14-way power- and 8-way power-adjustable driver and front passenger seats, heated second-row seats, and a heated, leather-trimmed steering wheel are available. Smart key with push-button start, a hands-free power liftgate, power-folding side mirrors, a noise-reducing windshield, and a panoramic sunroof are also available.
 
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

Cloth seating with stain resistance, a 60/40-split fold-flat second-row seat, a noise-reducing windshield, and remote keyless entry are included. Optional are leather-trimmed seats, heated and ventilated, 8-way power-adjustable front seats, heated second-row seats, a heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a dual-zone automatic climate control system. Additionally, push-button start, a hands-free liftgate, and a panoramic sunroof are available.
 
Pricing

2020 Kia Sorento

Starting at $26,990 MSRP
 
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

Starting at $26,125 MSRP
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