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Compare 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Hyundai Santa Fe
2016 Kia Sorento
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AWD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe AWD 4-Door Limited 18 24 $34,090 $36,250
Santa Fe AWD 4-Door SE 18 24 $30,603 $32,150
Santa Fe FWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $32,465 $34,500
Santa Fe FWD 4-Door SE 18 25 $28,960 $30,400
Santa Fe Sport AWD 4-Door 2.0T 18 24 $31,267 $33,000
Santa Fe Sport AWD 4-Door 2.4 19 25 $25,626 $26,700
Santa Fe Sport FWD 4-Door 2.0T 19 27 $29,620 $31,250
Santa Fe Sport FWD 4-Door 2.4 20 27 $23,964 $24,950
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AWD 4-Door 2.0T EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento AWD 4-Door 2.0T EX 19 25 $31,230 $32,900
Sorento AWD 4-Door 2.0T SXL 19 25 $39,195 $41,700
Sorento AWD 4-Door 2.4L LX 21 26 $27,165 $28,200
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L EX 17 23 $32,164 $33,900
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L LX 17 23 $29,425 $30,500
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L SX 17 23 $37,699 $40,100
Sorento AWD 4-Door 3.3L SXL 17 23 $40,680 $43,300
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.0T EX 20 27 $29,522 $31,100
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.0T SXL 20 27 $37,502 $39,900
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.4L L 21 29 $24,232 $25,100
Sorento FWD 4-Door 2.4L LX 21 29 $25,423 $26,400
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L EX 18 26 $30,456 $32,100
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L LX 18 26 $27,683 $28,700
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L SX 18 26 $36,006 $38,300
Sorento FWD 4-Door 3.3L SXL 18 26 $38,987 $41,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,090
$31,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,250
$32,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$604 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is geared toward big families with a strong V-6 and loads of features, but third-row seat space is slim, and safety scores are absent. The 2016 Kia Sorento grows a little bit larger, and grows up a lot.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
41.3 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.4 56.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
146.6 146.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 59.1
Third Leg Room (in)
31.5 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
44.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 58
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
35.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 109.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.5 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
193.1 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
66.5 66.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
13.5 38.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.9 38.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6
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 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.9 37.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55TR19 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55TR19 P235/60HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4057 4004
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
252 @ 5200 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.3 L/204 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 240 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.65 4.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.04 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.59
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Kia Sorento
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 8.0 (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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