Compare Kia Sportage vs Hyundai Santa Fe near Gulf Breeze, FL

For Those Around Fort Walton Beach, the Kia Sportage Holds Truer to the Qualities of the Compact SUV Class Than the Hyundai Santa Fe

In recent years, many drivers around Fort Walton Beach have realized that models in the compact SUV class have many of the qualities to match what they need for handling all manner of tasks on the road, from school pick-ups to days at the beach. Among this class, few offers can match the versatility of the Kia Sportage, which manages to mix style, sportiness, and space without a hitch.

However, there are a few models, like the Hyundai Santa Fe, that may seem similar to it at first, but, with a little digging, drivers will find that the competitors can't keep up. We're happy to provide car shoppers from Panama City to Pensacola and beyond a comparison of these two models, which is just what you'll find below!

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The value that Kia models provide is a common factor among why Navarre, FL drivers end up purchasing one, and, when compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe, the Kia Sportage will save you money in the short term, it has a lower MSRP, and in the long run, it has the more efficient engines whether you're looking at the standard or turbocharged four-cylinder engines.


While value is important to many, performance is important to all, and, while the raw power specs of the two don't differ much, the design of the Kia Sportage gives it a sportier feel than the Hyundai Santa Fe thanks to tighter turning ability and a lighter build. Plus, for those around Crestview with towing needs, it can haul trailers up to 2,000 pounds, but it is not recommended to tow with the Santa Fe.


Aside from the traditional engineering, techies around Gulf Breeze will find that the Kia Sportage is smarter than the Hyundai Santa Fe in other ways. It has everything from a Smart Welcome entry system to HD Radio to seats with repel-and-release technology for preventing stains, so you're covered in every regard while the Hyundai Santa Fe, which doesn't offer similar tech, can't claim.

We hope you got some use from this comparison, and we think that you'll find that the Kia Sportage easily comes out on top, so come down to Kia Fort Walton Beach if you are looking for additional info about the compact SUV!

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