2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

For those looking for the perfect blend of performance, power, comfort and space, an SUV is often the solution. While many manufacturers focus on one main aspect when building an SUV, models like the 2017 Kia Sorento excel in all areas. For drivers who are still undecided in finding their next vehicle, we wanted to compare the 2017 Kia Sorento vs the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport to see which one stands out.

At first glance, there are a lot of similarities between the 2017 Kia Sorento and the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. The 2017 Sorento has a slightly better fuel economy than the Santa Fe Sport, averaging an EPA estimated 21 city/28 highway mpg rating compared to the Santa Fe Sport's 21 city/27 highway rating. However, both models offer a 2.4-liter engine, able to generate 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.

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2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
24 Combined MPG 24
185 Horsepower 185
146 cu.ft Passenger Volume 108 cu.ft
73.5 cu.ft Maximum Cargo Space 71.5 cu.ft

Available Space in the 2017 Kia Sorento

While both vehicles offer similar performance, what helps the 2017 Kia Sorento stand out is the benefit of much more space when compared to the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Without sacrificing any performance, the new Sorento offers much more room for passengers with 146 cu.ft compared to the new Santa Fe Sport's available 108 cu.ft of space. Even with the extra passenger space, the 2017 Sorento still has more space for luggage, with 73.5 cu.ft of space compared to the Hyundai's 71.5 cu.ft.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2017 Kia Sorento vs the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, be sure to contact us at Fort Wayne Kia. We'd be happy to answer any questions you have about any Kia model.

Silver 2017 Kia Sorento overlooking city
Steering wheel and dashboard of 2017 Kia Sorento
blue 2017 Kia Sorento driving on snowy road
Interior seating of the 2017 Kia Sorento

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