2020 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

White 2020 Kia Sorento, VS icon, and red 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

Are you on the hunt for a high-quality and reasonably priced crossover SUV? The 2020 Kia Sorento is an excellent choice, with its pleasing driving dynamics, a stylish design, a roomy cabin, high-level safety, and a wealth of premium features and advanced technologies. Check out this 2020 Kia Sorento vs 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe comparison to see how the Sorento measures up against the competition.

If you need a lot of space for both passengers and storage, then the Sorento is the better choice for you. It has a 7-passenger seating capacity and a total passenger volume of 154.2 cu-ft. The Santa Fe has only a 5-passenger seating capacity and a total passenger volume of 110.7 cu-ft. The Sorento has a maximum cargo capacity of 73.0 cu-ft, compared to 71.3 cu-ft for the Santa Fe. Also, unlike the Santa Fe, the Sorento has a lockable glovebox for securing your valuables.

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2020 Kia Sorento VS 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe
7 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers
73.0 cu-ft Maximum Cargo Capacity 71.3 cu-ft
290-hp Maximum Horsepower 260-hp
Standard Variable-Assist Power Steering No

Compare the 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Sorento has the advantage for performance. Its available 3.3-liter V6 GDI engine cranks out 290 horsepower. The available 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine for the Santa Fe generates just 260 horsepower. According to MotorTrend testing, the Sorento has a better zero to 60 mph acceleration time than the Santa Fe (7.2 vs 9.6 seconds), as well as a shorter 60 to zero mph braking distance (122 vs 130 feet). Additionally, unlike the Santa Fe, the Sorento comes equipped with a variable-assist power steering system for confident steering, especially when driving around corners.

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Front view of white 2020 Kia Sorento
Red 2020 Kia Sorento towing a trailer
Dark grey seats in 2020 Kia Sorento
Moonroof in 2020 Kia Sorento