2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

Are you looking for a new crossover or midsize SUV with the versatility to fit any lifestyle? The 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe offer the reliability, safety features, and tech options of a finely crafted modern SUV matched with the interior and performance options to make it your own. To help you choose between these two options, the team at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN, has put together this research article comparing 2020 Kia Sorento versus 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. In the end, you’ll find the Sorento is the superior SUV option for your family.

If you’d like to see which 2020 Sorento models are available at our Merrillville, IN, dealership, browse our new inventory page. Like what you see? We have Sorento lease deals to help you get behind the wheel of a Sorento at a budget-friendly price.

The team at Southlake Kia would love to answer any of your questions. Give one of our product specialists a call at (219) 947-1500 or fill out our online contact form.

2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe: Reliability

J.D. Power awarded the 2020 Kia Sorento a four out of five reliability rating. Also, Kia and Hyundai both offer a five-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a ten-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty to give you added peace of mind.

2020 Kia Sorento Exterior Driving On A Snowy Road
2020 Kia Sorento Exterior Rear View With Hatch Open

2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe: Interior

Stand out with the versatile cabin space in the 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. Both SUVs feature wireless phone charging, seat memory system, and a panoramic sunroof to create an air of modern sophistication. And leather seats, heated front seats, and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob make every ride a pleasurable experience.

But not everything is the same between both SUVs. The Sorento 14-way adjustable driver’s seat offers you greater adaptability, as the Santa Fe only offers an eight-way power seat. Here are some of the other standout interior features and specs of the 2020 Kia Sorento:

  • 40/20/40 split-folding second-ow
  • 50/50 split-folding third-row seats
  • 73 cu.-ft. cargo space behind the front seat
  • Standard three-row seven passenger seating
  • Ten-way power passenger’s seat 
  • Third-row air conditioning with controls

2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe: Safety Features

Drive with confidence behind the wheel of either the 2020 Kia Sorento or 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. Both SUVs share very similar suites of safety features, so you can be sure to find what you need to keep you rolling.

  • Blind-spot collision avoidance
  • Electronic brake-force distribution 
  • Electronic stability control
  • Forward collision avoidance with pedestrian detection
  • Hill start assist control
  • Rear cross-traffic collision avoidance
  • Smart cruise control with stop & go
  • Surround view monitor
2020 Kia Sorento Exterior in gray Driving On The Highway With Collision Sensors

2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe: Performance

Are you looking for a new family vehicle you can depend on with the power to do what you want in your free time? The 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe both offer two engines options, along with available all-wheel drive to elevate your driving experience. You’ll notice the larger Sorento engine offers more horsepower and towing capacity than the Santa Fe, while the 2.4L option offers the same specs for both models. Check out the specific Sorento versus Santa Fe engine specs in the table below.

Engine 3.3L DOHC V6 2.0L I4 Turbo
Horsepower 290 HP
235 HP
Torque 252 lb.-ft.
260 lb.-ft.
MPG (city/hwy) 19/26
20/27
Max. Towing 5,000 lbs.
3,500 lbs.
Available on Sorento Santa Fe
2020 Kia Sorento Interior Infotainment System

2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe: Technology

Modern drivers require modern tech, and both the Sorento and Santa Fe offer plenty of smart options to elevate your daily drive. Select your favorite songs with ease on an 8-in. touch screen display, and stay safely entertained and connected with Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, and Bluetooth® in both models. The 2020 Kia Sorento also features:

  • Harman Kardon® premium sound system with ten speakers and Clari-Fi™
  • HD Radio™
  • SiriusXM® Traffic
  • UVO link with Kia Access app
    • Remote start with climate control
    • Remote lock/unlock
    • Find My Car
  • Voice command navigation system

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Customers eligible for the Kia Motors America, Inc. (“KMA”) Military Specialty Incentive Program must be an active member of, honorably discharged from, retired from, or on disability with the United States Armed Forces or Reserves (includes those that have “national” status from another country and are serving in the United States military) or the spouse of the eligible participant.

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**With approved credit. Terms may vary. Monthly payments are only estimates derived from the vehicle price with a 72 month term, 4.9% interest and 20% downpayment.

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Disclaimer:

New vehicle pricing includes all offers and incentives. Tax, Title and Tags not included in vehicle prices shown and must be paid by the purchaser. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep. This is easily done by calling us at (219) 947-1500 or by visiting us at the dealership. Incentives for qualified buyers only.

Customers eligible for the Kia Motors America, Inc. (“KMA”) Military Specialty Incentive Program must be an active member of, honorably discharged from, retired from, or on disability with the United States Armed Forces or Reserves (includes those that have “national” status from another country and are serving in the United States military) or the spouse of the eligible participant.

Retail customers may be eligible for cash incentive. Incentive may not be combined with Kia Motor finance Lease or Special APR Financing. Residency restrictions apply.

**With approved credit. Terms may vary. Monthly payments are only estimates derived from the vehicle price with a 72 month term, 4.9% interest and 20% downpayment.

MPG Disclaimer
Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.


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