up close and personal front view of a 2020 Kia Sorento vs. a 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

In the market of mid-size SUVs, you have two top contenders to choose from. Both the 2020 Kia Sorento and the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe have a lot to offer busy families, but one comes out on top. Let's do an in-depth Sorento vs. Santa Fe comparison to determine which of these models will best suit you. In our 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe analysis, we will look at pricing, performance, safety, interior space, and features.

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Release Date | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The 2020 Kia Sorento for sale in Colorado Springs can be found right now at Phil Long Kia. Additionally, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is also for sale right now.

Price | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The starting prices of the Kia and Hyundai SUV are comparable. You can get a 2020 Kia Sorento for just $26,690, while the base price of a 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe is $25,900.

Highlights | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The 2020 Kia Sorento provides plenty of seating, a comfortable ride, and a long warranty. In addition, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe offers comfortable seating, high-tech features, and a decent fuel economy.

beautiful dark interior seating of a new Kia Sorento compared to a Hyundai Santa Fe

Seating | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The 2020 Kia Sorento has enough room to hold seven passengers. While the Santa Fe used to have a third row, it doesn't any longer. With the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe, you only have space for five adults. If you need more capacity, you would need to upgrade to the 2020 Hyundai Palisade instead.

Towing Capacity | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

With the right equipment, a 2020 Kia Sorento can tow up to 5,000 pounds, while the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe can only handle up to 3,500 pounds. With this extra capacity, you can take a family trip to the lake or go camping.

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Miles Per Gallon | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

With the 2020 Kia Sorento equipped with a base engine, you will see fuel economy numbers of 22/29 mpg. Upgrading to the V6 engine changes those figures to 19/26 mpg. In comparison, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe also achieves 22/29 mpg with the base engine, while the turbocharged model is rated at 20/27 mpg.

Configurations | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

There are more trim options with the 2020 Kia Sorento. In fact, users have access to five trim level options with the choice between a four-cylinder and V6 engine.

  • L ($26,690)
  • LX ($27,990)
  • S ($32,990)
  • EX ($35,290)
  • SX ($39,990)

 The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe has three trim levels with the choice between a base engine or a turbocharged model.

  • SE ($25,900)
  • SEL ($27,650)
  • Limited ($35,650)

classic dark interior of a Kia Sorento vs. a cream colored interior dashboard of a Hyundai Santa Fe

Interior Design | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The 2020 Kia Sorento provides 11.3 cubic feet of space behind the third row. With this row folded down, you get 38 cubic feet of space. However, folding down both back rows will give you 73 cubic feet instead. Standard equipment includes a UVO infotainment system, Bluetooth, a seven-inch touch screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe contains 35.9 cubic feet behind the second row and 71.3 cubic feet when the row is folded down. Standard features include Bluetooth, a seven-inch infotainment system, rear-seat reminder, four USB ports, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

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Safety Features & Ratings | 2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The NHTSA awarded the 2020 Kia Sorento a perfect five-star safety rating. Additionally, it earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick. While a rearview camera is the only standard safety feature, there are many more available. In comparison, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe received a five-star rating from the NHTSA as well. It was also labeled as an IIHS Top Safety Pick. Standard features with the Santa Fe include forward collision warning, a rearview camera, automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist, driver drowsiness monitoring and adaptive cruise control.

a view of the interior cargo space of a Kia Sorento vs. a Hyundai Santa Fe

Lease A New Kia Sorento

Put a minimal amount of money down when you lease a new Kia Sorento in Colorado Springs. In addition, our Sorento lease deals ensure that your monthly payments are lower than expected. With a new Sorento lease, you can upgrade to a new model in just a few years.

Buy A New Kia Sorento

If you prefer to buy a Kia Sorento in Colorado Springs, consider our financing options and incentives. We can get you behind the wheel of your 2020 Sorento today. Browse our online inventory to find the model that suits your needs.

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Buy A Used Kia Sorento

We also have a vast inventory of pre-owned Kia Sorento SUVs for you to choose from. If you want a cheaper SUV model, consider looking through our used Sorento inventory in Colorado Springs.

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