2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Kia Sorento vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
2.4L inline-4 cylinder

Standard Engine

2.4L inline-4 cylinder
185 hp


185 hp
5,000 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds


39.5 inches

Front Headroom

41.2 inches
44.1 inches

Front Legroom

44.1 inches

Kia Sorento Inventory

Any on-the-go lifestyle calls for a reliable SUV, and Meriden customers have found themselves drawn to models such as the 2019 Kia Sorento or the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. It’s time to break down these who cars and see which one comes out on top in terms of performance and interior space.


When it comes to strong engine configurations, the 2019 Kia Sorento outdoes the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe even when utilizing the same standard 2.4L inline-4 cylinder engine that generates 185 hp for each base model. However, the Sorento’s top engine produces 290 hp, while the Santa Fe’s most powerful engine only produces 235 hp. The Sorento also beats the Santa Fe in terms of towing capacity. With the proper package and equipment, the Sorento can tow up to  5,000 pounds, while the Santa Fe can only tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Interior Dimensions

The moment Branford drivers step inside the Kia Sorento interior they will notice how much space they will have to move about the cabin. The Santa Fe offers a slightly compact version of the Kia Sorento’s interior dimensions. Those who opt for the Kia will not only have more individual room but can also seat seven passengers as opposed to the Santa Fe which one has available seating for five passengers. Here are the 2019 Kia Sorento’s interior specs:

  • 39.5 inches of front headroom
  • 44.1 inches of front legroom
  • 59.1 inches of front shoulder room
  • 39.3 inches of second-row headroom
  • 56.4 inches of second-row hip room

Similarly, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe offers:

  • 41.2 inches of front headroom
  • 44.1 inches of front legroom
  • 59.1 inches of front shoulder room
  • 39.2 inches of second-row headroom
  • 56.3 inches of second-row hip room

Test Drive the Kia Sorento in Wallingford

After comparing the Kia vs. Hyundai SUVs it’s time to check out our inventory of new vehicles to find the model that suits you best. North Haven-area customers can even learn more about the Kia Sorento towing capacity or check out other comparisons like the Kia Sportage vs. Honda CR-VContact us today to schedule a test drive!

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