Comparison - Hyundai Tucson SEL 2019 - vs - Kia Sorento SXL 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Hyundai ix35,Hyundai Tucson ix,Hyundai Tucson ix35

Also called:

Kia Sorento R,Naza Sorento

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
27,000
Updated: 
19 Mar 2019
$
46,490
Updated: 
31 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.40gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Noir Pearl
#000000
Dusk Blue
#122676
Sage Brown
#937C6E
Coliseum Grey
#382C2E
White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Gemstone Red
#70000D
Aqua Blue
#378CE7
Dazzling White
#EAECED
Molten Silver
#B6B9BB
Color: 
Titanium Silver
#9D9EA0
Ebony Black
#121212
Snow White Pearl
#FAFAFA
Platinum Graphite
#626265
Dragon Brown
#504744

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

If you want a vehicle with a good value proposition, the Hyundai lineup is a great place to look. A prime example is the 2019 Hyundai Tucson, which is spacious, stylish and feature-packed, even at base trim levels.Updated styling and feature availability.Collision avoidance and lane keeping assist are now standard.Turbocharged 1.6-liter engine has been discontinued.

Pros
A wealth of features for the money
Top safety scores
Comfortable ride on rough roads

Cons
Slow acceleration with the base engine
Less cargo space than top rivals
Some disappointing interior pieces
Fuel economy falls behind class leaders

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game.

Pros
A simple but appealing look
Refined ride
A quiet cockpit
Reasonable fuel economy
Excellent warranty coverage

Cons
Basic SE trim
Smaller cargo area than in rivals
Limited’s the only model for top tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson ranked #6 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Hyundai Tucson has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly tech features
Quiet interior
Smooth ride

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Uninspiring engines
Lower fuel economy estimates than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

There are a few changes under the Sorento's hood for 2019.The SX trims top the range with more luxury-oriented features. All Sorentos seat up to seven passengers.

PROS
Convenient size should fit many families
Ample feature content for the money
Stylish and high-class interior
Extra-long warranty coverage

CONS
Base four-cylinder engine is underpowered
Third-row seat is strictly for kids
Less cargo space than other three-row models

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Kia Sorento is a right-sized, well-priced three-row crossover SUV for those who can skimp a little on third-row space.

Pros
Upmarket feel inside and out
Terrific ride quality
Responsive, natural steering
High value
Solid, quiet feel

Cons
Second row sits too low
Turbo-4 engine bites the dust for 2019
Don’t bother with the base engine

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Seating comfort
UVO multimedia system
Cargo room
Wireless phone charging added
Wide array of available convenience features
Quiet cabin

Cons
Steering feel
Eco mode
Sport mode is very harsh
Turbo four-cylinder discontinued; diesel engine as-yet unavailable

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
3.30L
Torque: 
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
252ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
181hp
at 6 000rpm
290hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.90Feet
37.30Feet

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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling
Roadside Assistance
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
176.20in
189.00in
Width: 
72.80in
74.40in
Height: 
64.80in
66.50in
Ground Clearance: 
6.40in
7.30in
Front Track: 
63.00in
Rear Track: 
64.00in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
109.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
39.20
39.30
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
44.10in
Rear leg room: 
38.20in
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
55.60in
56.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
59.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.50in
56.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.50in
58.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
61.90cu.ft
73.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.00cu.ft
11.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3627.00lbs
4101.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Folding center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

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: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
630 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In.
19 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Chrome Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Vehicle Alarm Notification
Tire Pressure Monitoring
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Option Group 01
Winter Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Mudguards
Tow Hitch
Rear Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Mud Guards (Front And Rear)
Washer Heater
Puddle Lights
Wheel Locks
Side Step Bars
Tow Hitch (3.3L)
Snow White Pearl
Cross Bars - Pano Roof
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
First Aid Kit
Cargo Cover
Carpeted Floor Mats
Auto-Dimming Mirror With HomeLink And Compass
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
SXL Terracotta Nappa Leather Seat
Cargo Mat (7 Seat)
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net Envelope
Interior Light Kit
SXL Black Metallic Nappa Leather Seat
Cargo Net Floor

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige, cloth
#CDBEAB
Black, cloth
#232428
Gray, cloth
#707477
Color: 
Terracotta, premium leather
#E2725B
Black Metallic. premium leather
#000000