Kia

1125 West Broad Street
Directions Falls Church, VA 22046

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Kia Sportage vs Ford Escape

   
Kia Sportage LX FWD


 
Ford Escape S FWD 
 
PRICE                                                                                             KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

PRICE

Base Price MSRP
$22,990

$23,590

Destination Charge
$895

$895

Comparably Equipped Price
$23,885

$25,080

SAFETY & RATINGS                                                                  KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

Passenger Airbag
Standard

Standard

Front Side Airbags
Standard

Standard

Side Curtain Airbag
Standard

Standard

Height-adjustable Front Seatbelt Anchors
Standard

Standard

Brake Assist System
Standard

Standard

4 Wheel ABS Brakes
Standard

Standard

Child Safety Locks
Standard

Standard

Low Tire Pressure Indicator
Standard

Standard

Side Guard Door Beams
Standard

Standard

Traction Control System
Standard

Standard

Electronic Stability Control
Standard

Standard

Hill Assist Control
Standard

Standard

EXTERIOR FEATURES                                                             KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

Alloy Wheels
Standard

Optional

Tires
P225/60HR17 BSW All-Season Tires

P235/55HR17 BSW All-Season Tires

Body-Color Bumpers
Standard

Standard

Auto-Off Headlights
Standard

Standard

Tinted Glass
Standard

Standard

Windshield De-icer
Optional

Not Available

Intermittent Wipers
Standard

Standard

Rear Wiper
Standard

Standard

Rear Window Defogger
Standard

Standard

Power Adjustable Rearview Mirrors
Standard

Standard

Power Heated Exterior Mirrors
Optional

Not Available

Rear Camera Display
Standard

Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES                                                               KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

Standard Seating
5

5

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Not Available

Multi-Adjustable Driver's Seat
Optional

Not Available

Manual Air Conditioning
Standard

Standard

Automatic Climate Control
Optional

Not Available

Dual Zone Temperature Control
Optional

Not Available

Interior Air Filtration
Standard

Standard

Remote Keyless Entry
Standard

Standard

Cruise Control
Standard

Standard

Satellite Radio
Standard

Not Available

CD Player
Standard

Standard

Number of Speakers
6

6

Auxiliary Jack
Standard

Not Available

60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seats
Standard

Standard

Power Door Locks
Standard

Standard

Power Windows
Standard

Standard

Cupholders
Standard

Standard

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard

Standard

Tilt Steering Column
Standard

Standard

Overhead Console Storage
Standard

Standard

Lower Console Storage
Standard

Standard

Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Optional

Not Available

Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
Optional

Not Available

Tachometer
Standard

Standard

PERFORMANCE                                                                       KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

Engine Type
2.4L I4

2.5L I4

Number of Cylinders
4

4

Engine Displacement
2359

2488

Automatic Transmission
Standard

Standard

Horsepower @ RPM
181@6000

168@6000

Torque @ RPM
175@4000

170@4500

Continuously Variable Valve Timing
Standard

Standard

Fuel System
Direct Injection

Sequential Electronic Fuel Injected

Fuel Type
Unleaded

Unleaded

MECHANICAL                                                                             KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

Driveline
Front Wheel Drive

Front Wheel Drive

Engine Immobilizer
Standard

Standard

Brake System (front)
Disc

Disc

Brake System (rear)
Disc

Disc

Suspension (front)
Independent

Independent

Suspension (rear)
Independent

Independent

Stabilizer Bar
Standard

Standard

Power Steering
Standard

Standard

MEASUREMENT & CAPACITY                                                     KIA SPORTAGE                            VS                            FORD ESCAPE

Passenger Volume (cu.ft.)
98.6

98.1

Cargo Volume (cu.ft.)
30.7

34.3

Front Head Room (in.)
39.3

39.9

Front Leg Room (in.)
41.5

43.1

Front Hip Room (in.)
54.3

54.8

Rear Hip Room (in.)
51.2

52.4

Front Shoulder Room (in.)
57.1

56.0

Rear Shoulder Room (in.)
55.1

55.3

Second Row Head Room (in.)
39.1

39.0

Second Row Leg Room (in.)
38.2

36.8

Curb Weight Automatic (lbs.)
3305

3515

Wheelbase (in.)
105.1

105.9

Width (in.)
73.0

72.4

Length (in.)
176.4

178.1

Height (in.)
64.4

66.3

Standard Towing (lbs.)
2000

1500

Front Track Width (in.)
63.5

61.5

Rear Track Width (in.)
64.0

61.6