2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Comparison image of a silver 2019 Kia Sorento and a red 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Are you searching for a new mid-size SUV that offers great engine performance and excellent cargo and passenger space? If so, there are several excellent options for you to explore in the Edmonton, AB area. Two of the better options in the mid-size SUV market for the 2019 model year are the Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe. These two excellent SUV options are great options for customers in Edmonton to explore.

You are probably asking yourself “which one is better?” That’s a great question! The best way to answer that question is by conducting a model comparison for these two models. The unique aspect to this comparison is that both the 2019 Kia Sorento and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe feature the same base engine. This is due to the partnership between both manufacturers and Hyundai Motors partially owning Kia Motors. Let’s take a look at how these two excellent SUVs stack up against one another!

Secondary Engine Comparison

2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

3.3L V6 Engine Secondary Engine 2.0L Turbo Engine
290 Horsepower Engine Power 235 Horsepower
252 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 260 Pound-Feet
12.4 (City) / 9.0 (Hwy) Fuel Consumption (L/100KM) 11.8 (City) / 9.4 (Hwy)

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As mentioned previously, the 2019 Kia Sorento and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe both share the same base engine. So, comparing their specifications would not provide customers with a great deal of information. The table above compares the secondary engine options for these two SUVs. As you can see, both engine options are very competitive. The 2019 Sorento offers better horsepower and slightly better fuel consumption on the highway. The 2019 Santa Fe offers better torque and city fuel consumption. The table below highlights the interior cargo and passenger space for each model. As you can see, the 2019 Sorento has a clear advantage in this area by offering more passenger space, higher max cargo capacity, and higher interior volume.

Interior Comparison

2019 Sorento


2019 Santa Fe

5-7 Passengers Passenger Space 5 Passengers
320 Litres Standard Cargo Capacity 1016 Litres
2067 Litres Maximum Cargo Capacity 2019 Litres
4366 Litres EPA Interior Volume 4151 Litres

If you are interested in learning more about the 2019 Kia Sorento, feel free to contact the excellent staff at Kia West Edmonton today! Our team is able to answer any questions that you may have about any of the Kia models we have in our inventory. Visit our dealership in Edmonton today!