2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe: Head to Head

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2017 Kia Sorento vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

Affordable 3-row SUVs are the bread and butter of family carriers, having taken over the minivan’s market over the past few years. Reasonably priced and recently redesigned, both the 2017 Kia Sorento and 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe offer more family-friendly technology and safety features than ever, including smartphone integration. They both come with impressive warranties to boot.

The Kia Sorento was fully redesigned last year and gets new infotainment and safety features for 2017. It came in fourth in our rankings of SUVs with 3 rows, as well as fifth among both midsize SUVS and crossover SUVs.

Refreshed for 2017, the Hyundai Santa Fe has new advanced electronic safety and driver assistance aids, including a drive mode selection system that can customize settings for different road conditions. Fifth in our rankings of SUVs with 3 rows, the Santa Fe also came in at sixth in our rankings of midsize SUVs and seventh among crossover SUVs.