Comparison - Kia Sportage SX 2020 - vs - Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate 2019

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Other Names:

Also called:

Kia KX5

Also called:

Hyundai Maxcruz,Hyundai Grand Santa Fe

Make: 
Average Price: 
$
34,990
Updated: 
08 Feb 2019
$
38,800
Updated: 
19 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.40gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Pacific Blue
#4F5866
Steel Gray
#ADB0B3
Hyper Red
#9E212B
Burnished Copper
#965F3C
Black Cherry
#020202
Snow White Pearl
#FEFFFF
Sparkling Silver
#A5A6A8
Color: 
Quartz White
#F6F5EF
Symphony Silver
#D1D2D1
Machine Gray
#6E6E6E
Earthy Bronze
#BEBAB6
Lava Orange
#EC7C67
Scarlet Red
#905959
Rainforest
#838988
Stormy Sea
#566990
Twilight Black
#525252

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Kia Sportage ranked #5 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Kia Sportage has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable ride
Composed handling
Intuitive infotainment system
Roomy cabin with handsome materials

Cons
Below-average fuel economy estimates
Less cargo room than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Kia Sportage is refreshed, stylish, and competitive as ever, though its fuel economy is poor.

Pros
Distinctive looks
Good ride, taut handling
Optional turbo power
High-quality interior
Strong infotainment

Cons
Too thirsty
Polarizing styling
Difficult outward vision
Did we mention it's a guzzler?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Kia Sportage comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.Updated front and rear styling.New safety features, including adaptive cruise control.Standard 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Pros
Smooth ride quality
Spacious front and rear seating
Attractive dashboard layout with appealing features
Quiet interior at highway speeds

Cons
Fuel economy isn't as good as mpg of some top rivals
Relatively modest cargo capacity

By: 
edmunds.com

For 2020, Kia tweaks the Sportage's already bold styling and adds more standard and optional features. While the exterior revisions aren't transformative, they give the Sportage a fresher and more assertive look than the previous year. Along with a new S trim level and different wheel designs, the interior receives some new content. Upgraded leatherette seats and wireless charging are now optional. Likewise, every cabin features an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability as well as an updated steering wheel and air-vent surrounds. The Sportage also adds more driver assists that include automatic high-beam headlights, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology, driver-attention warning, pedestrian detection, and lane-keeping assist.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Hyundai is on a good track. For starters, the new ute looks more grown-up and handsome. The rear glass is more vertical, a boon to headroom for the sort-of-optional third-row seats (more on that later) and cargo space. With shorter overhangs, a longer wheelbase, greater length, and slightly more girth than the ’18 Santa Fe Sport, interior space is up, too. Hyundai increased visibility by employing what it claims is 41 percent more glass area than in the outgoing Santa Fe Sport to nurture the target markets of empty nesters and families moving up from a sedan.

Pros
Sharp looks,
bigger inside and out than the Sport it replaces,
packed with features.

Cons
Some low-rent plastics inside;
small fuel-economy bump;
so which one is this, again?

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is a convincing crossover SUV with room for families and cargo.

Pros
Smooth ride
Compelling value trims with plenty of features
Standard active safety features
Spacious interior
Sharp style

Cons
No available options from the factory
8-speed automatic could use a finishing touch
Average fuel economy
Thin-feeling cloth and leather

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is redesigned
New interior and exterior look
New two-row design
Part of the fourth Hyundai Santa Fe generation introduced for 2019

Pros
Abundant standard features for the money
High-quality interior materials
Generous warranty coverage
Several standard and optional active safety features

Cons
High-quality interior materials
Base 2.4-liter engine's power and mpg are subpar

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
260ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
Horsepower: 
237hp
at 6 000rpm
235hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
37.50Feet
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
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
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: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
176.40in
187.80in
Width: 
73.00in
74.40in
Height: 
65.20in
67.10in
Ground Clearance: 
6.80in
Front Track: 
63.30in
64.50in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
64.80in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
108.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.60
39.50
Front Hip Room: 
54.30in
57.50in
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
44.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
37.90
Rear Hip Room: 
51.20in
56.30in
Rear leg room: 
38.20in
40.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.10cu.ft
71.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.70cu.ft
35.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3765.00lbs
4063.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
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
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating

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: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
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: 
8 Total Speakers
320 Watts Stereo Output
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Infinity Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
630 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Infinity Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Extended sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
19 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
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 brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
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
no
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: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Adaptive Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
SX Turbo Beige Interior Color Package
Cargo Package
Option Group 01
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Package
Wheel Locks
Snow White Pearl Premium Paint
Tow Hitch
Tow Hitch
Mudguards
Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
SX Beige Leather Interior
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover
Carpet Floor Mats
Cargo Cover/Screen
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Blocks
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Beige, leather
#BB9272
Gray, leather
#9B9B9B
Color: 
Black
#5B5D61
Black with Beige
#B4AA9F
Espresso with Gray
#A5A5A5