Comparison - Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T 2018 - vs - Kia Sorento SX 2018

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

Inokom Santa Fe,Hawtai Bolgheri

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

Make: 
Average Price: 
32,900
Updated: 
23 Jan 2018
41,000
Updated: 
03 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.40gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Canyon Copper
#A04B3D
Frost White Pearl
#DBDCE0
Marlin Blue
#46546D
Mineral Gray
#746B63
Nightfall Blue
#313757
Platinum Graphite
#222222
Serrano Red
#590C1A
Sparkling Silver
#969696
Twilight Black
#070707
Color: 
Ebony Black
#070506
Platinum Graphite
#646464
Snow White Pearl
#DFDFDF
Titanium Silver
#666465
Remington Red
#9E050D
Sangria
#765F62
Polished Walnut
#49403E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Santa Fe Sport’s cushy ride pairs with energetic handling for respectable on-road performance, but where the Sport shines is in its exceptionally well-appointed interior, wide array of available safety features, and price tag. The Santa Fe Sport delivers middling fuel economy, but its ample cargo hold makes up for some of that lost advantage and turns this compact version of the Santa Fe into a truly useful automobile.

Pros
Upscale interior,
agreeable to drive,
a features list as long as your leg.

Cons
Four-cylinder power in a V-6 class,
light on standard safety gear,
hoped-for fuel economy gone missing.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport still does what good crossover SUVs do best: it delivers flexible space, decent performance, and great value.

Pros
Hits all the right crossover-SUV marks
Lots of standard features
A very good value, then and now
Clever sliding seat
Turbo-4’s minimal gas mileage penalty

Cons
Dull base engine
Gas mileage isn’t its strong suit
Could use better steering feel
4-cylinders only

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Relative value
Lots of available luxury features
Cabin storage
Handling
Seating flexibility

Cons
Off-the-line power versus V-6 competitors
Rearward visibility
Rear seating position
Road noise
Interior quality

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Kia Sorento ranked #2 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Kia Sorento has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Spacious interior with high-quality materials
User-friendly infotainment system and controls
Above-average fuel economy from four-cylinder engines
Quiet, comfortable ride

Cons
Less cargo space than most

By: 
usnews.com

If you’re looking for a capable, convenient, and comfortable two- or three-row-crossover conveyance, the Kia Sorento is a solid choice. Once you’ve settled on the Sorento, however, the choices don’t end there. Seating for either five or seven, three engines, and both front- and all-wheel-drive variants mean there’s a Sorento for every taste.

Pros
Competent road manners,
Competent road manners,
attractive packaging.

Cons
Limited third-row access,
lifeless steering, pricey.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Kia Sorento ticks all the crossover-SUV boxes, especially in turbo-4 form.

Pros
Upscale feel
Cabin is solid, quiet
Turbo-4’s responsive tune
Well-controlled ride

Cons
Second-row seats need more support
Turbo-4? No third row
Third-row seat has slim space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.30L
Torque: 
160ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
240hp
at 6 000rpm
290hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.80Feet
36.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Hands-Free Calling
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Retained accessory power
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
185.00in
187.40in
Width: 
74.00in
74.40in
Height: 
66.50in
66.50in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
7.30in
Front Track: 
64.10in
63.80in
Rear Track: 
64.50in
63.70in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
109.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
39.50
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
56.70in
Front Leg Room: 
41.30in
44.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.40in
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
39.30
Rear Hip Room: 
55.40in
56.40in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
39.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
58.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
71.50cu.ft
73.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
35.40cu.ft
11.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3949.00lbs
4101.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-free entry
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
10-way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
leather
Bucket front seats
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Simulated wood trim on doors
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB Connection
Mast antenna
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
6 total speakers
USB Connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
One-touch power sunroof
Intermittent rear wiper
Extended sunroof
Privacy glass
Manual sunshades for rear side windows
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Rear defogger
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5 In
19 x 7.5 in
Wheels more: 
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All-Season Tires
Steel spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc
Ventilated front disc
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
2 Front Headrests
Airbag Deployment Notification
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Option Group 01
Sx Advanced Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Tow Hitch
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Cross Bars (Panoramic Sunroof)
Mud Guards
Tow Hitch (2.0T/3.3L)
Puddle Lights
Washer Heater
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
All Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover/Screen
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Mat (Carpeted)
Cargo Tray (7 Seat)
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net
SX Merlot Leather Seat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige, leather
#A28F72
Black, leather
#202020
Gray, leather
#767676
Color: 
Black Metallic, premium leather
#000000
Ivory, premium leather
#D8D5C4