Compact SUVs provide a height advantage, better practicality, and a sportier disposition. It is perfect for commuting to work and zipping through the cityscape. The 2022 Kia Sorento and the 2022 Hyundai SANTA FE are two of the biggest competitors in this segment. How do they compare? At Palmen Kia in Kenosha, WI, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2022 Kia Sorento vs. 2022 Hyundai SANTA FE.
2022 Kia Sorento
2022 Hyundai SANTA FE
||Smartstream 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder
||Engine Horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
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As seen in the table above, the 2022 Kia Sorento and the 2022 Hyundai SANTA FE are at par in terms of their performance. Meanwhile, the 2022 Sorento promotes off-road driving with an Adaptive All-Wheel Drive system with Lock Mode that constantly monitors road conditions, distributing power across the wheels for alleviated traction and control. Torque vectoring increases cornering stability, while the Snow Mode reduces wheelspin for better control in the snow. There are other parameters where the 2022 Kia Sorento outshines the 2022 Hyundai SANTA FE.
Providing optimal protection is one of the main stand-out features of the 2022 Kia Sorento. This mid-size SUV includes systems such as Forward Collision-Avoidance Assistance, Blind Spot Assistance, 360° Surround View Monitor, Safe Exit Assist, Parking Collision Avoidance, and more. On the inside, the 2022 Sorento features standard 3rd-row seating with room for seven passengers. You no longer need to leave the big toys behind with a bike rack and rooftop cargo box in the 2022 Sorento.
We believe the 2022 Kia Sorento is a better bet in the above comparison. If you’re interested in taking it for a spin, schedule a test drive at Palmen Kia in Kenosha, WI.