2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Kia Sportage
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2017 Kia Sportage

185-hp, 2.4-liter I4

240-hp, 2.0-liter I4 Turbo
Engine Options

181-hp, 2.4-liter I4

240-hp, 2.0-liter I4 Turbo
39.6 / 39.1 inches Head Room (front / rear) 39.3 / 39.1 inches
41.3 / 39.4 inches Leg Room (front / rear) 41.5 / 38.2 inches
71.5 cubic-feet Cargo Space Behind 1st Row 60.1 cubic-feet

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Kia Sportage

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Redesign

If you have been looking for a new midsize SUV, you are in luck. The SUVs that manufacturers are producing these days are more fuel efficient, safer, and more spacious than SUVs of the past. With the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs the 2017 Kia Sportage comparison, we have two vehicles that are extremely similar, but they do have some key differences. Since these vehicles come from essentially sister companies, many of the major aspects are the same, but it is in the finite details where you will discover which one is right for you.

One of those major aspects that these vehicles have in common is their engine options. As you can see in the table, both the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and the 2017 Kia Sportage have a 2.4-liter four-cylinder and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine available. The Santa Fe Sport’s 2.4-liter is slightly more powerful than the one in the Sportage, but the 2.0-liter turbocharged motors are almost identical. No matter which one you choose here, you will be getting a fun, efficient motor that offers excellent acceleration for an SUV.

Enjoy More Room in the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Now, moving to those more finite details, we see that the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a more spacious vehicle than the 2017 Kia Sportage. Yes, there are a few areas where the Sportage offers more space than the Santa Fe Sport, but the differences there are usually quite small. The differences where the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport outdoes the Kia Sportage are far larger, and show just how much more room this vehicle truly offers. This is also reflected in the gap between the Santa Fe Sport and the Sportage in cargo room.

You will also have several great comfort options to enjoy in the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. The vehicle can be outfitted with an 8-way power adjustable driver seat, a 6-way power adjustable passenger seat, heated first and second row seats, and a leather trim.

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport vs 2017 Kia Sportage comparison, please contact a Planet Hyundai sales team member.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Interior Features