2022 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2022 Kia Sorento

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2022 Kia Sorento

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a stylish and versatile mid-sized SUV. It comes with a wide range of advanced features that help to make it safe, convenient, and comfortable. There is also a powerful and efficient engine under the hood. This year, the Santa Fe has added a hybrid powertrain to the lineup to make it even more efficient than ever before.


To better illustrate just how impressive this vehicle truly is, we have decided to compare it to another popular and impressive vehicle in its class. Here is an in-depth look at how the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe compares to the 2022 Kia Sorento.


What's New for 2022?

What's New for 2022


Both the Santa Fe and Sorento have received some exciting new updates this year. Here is a look at some of the impressive new features that you can find on both vehicles.


2022 Hyundai Santa Fe

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe


The XRT trim receives new rugged upgrades including new skid plates and a new sidestep. There is also a new wheel design that is available for the XRT and adds a more head-turning style to the exterior.


Under the hood, the Santa Fe adds a new plug-in hybrid option to the lineup. The Santa Fe still offers the same powerful all-gas engine that it had last year; however, you can now get a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid powertrain that combines a peppy gas-powered engine with a powerful electric motor to deliver impressive acceleration rates and an extremely impressive all-electric range.


2022 Kia Sorento

2022 Kia Sorento


This year, the Sorento looks almost exactly the same as it did last year. When it comes to interior features and style, the Sorento remains unchanged. However, like the Santa Fe, the Sorento also adds a new PHEV powertrain to the lineup as well. The new hybrid system provides drivers with a more fuel-efficient driving experience.


Interior Comfort


Both of these vehicles offer a spacious and comfortable interior. However, the Santa Fe's interior comes with more standard features, such as a standard leather-wrapped heated steering wheel. The Santa Fe also has a more spacious and roomier back seat and also allows you to put more luggage in the rear cargo area.


In the dash, both vehicles come standard with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but a 10.3-inch display is also available in both SUVs.


Safety features. Both the Santa Fe and the Sorento come with a wide range of standard safety and driver-assist features. They both offer an advanced airbag system, traction control, and lane-keep assist. However, only the Santa Fe comes with standard forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian, cyclist, and junction-turning detection as well as adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology.


Power and Performance

Power and Performance


The Santa Fe offers four impressive powertrains, which include:


  •  2.5-litre engine delivers 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque
  •  2.5-litre turbocharged engine delivers 277 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque
  •  1.6-litre turbocharged engine and 44.2-kWh electric motor that is powered by a 1.49-kWh lithium-ion battery pack and can deliver 226 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque
  •  1.6-litre turbocharged engine and a 66.9-kWh electric motor that is powered by a 13.8-kWh lithium-ion battery that can deliver up to 260 horsepower and offers up to 50 kilometres of all-electric range


The Sorento offers four powertrains as well that offer the same amount of horsepower and torque.


The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe is currently available. If you have any questions or you would like to schedule a test drive, please feel free to contact us today.


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