Compare 2015 Kia Sorento vs 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

2015 Kia Sorento
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe
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2WD 4-Door I4 LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 20 27 $23,474 $24,300
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 19 25 $25,217 $26,100
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 18 25 $25,787 $26,700
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $27,529 $28,500
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 18 25 $30,084 $31,700
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $31,792 $33,500
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 18 25 $34,520 $36,700
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $36,213 $38,500
2WD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 25 $37,540 $39,900
AWD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 24 $39,233 $41,700
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FWD 4-Door GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door GLS 18 25 $28,490 $29,900
AWD 4-Door GLS 18 24 $30,133 $31,650
FWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $31,814 $33,800
FWD 4-Door w/Saddle Int Limited 18 25 $31,814 $33,800
AWD 4-Door Limited 18 24 $33,440 $35,550
AWD 4-Door w/Saddle Int Limited 18 24 $33,440 $35,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,474
$28,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,300
$29,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$405 / month
$498 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Kia Sorento gets a little better each year, and its combination of elegance, versatility, and value makes it a great pick for families. The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe is a little schizophrenic, but we dig both of its personalities. Those with larger families will want to look at the V-6 Santa Fe, while smaller families will enjoy the turbo-powered Santa Fe Sport.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 59.4
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 31.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.4
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 44.1
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
NA 35.7
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 56.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 41.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.2 146.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 193.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.9 66.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.9 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.5 80
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.9 13.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.9 40.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/65TR17 P235/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65TR17 P235/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1650 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3594 3933
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 150
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
191 @ 6300 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4250 252 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.04
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 2.83
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 4.65
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 (Est) 8.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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