Comparing the 2023 Ford Escape vs 2023 Kia Sportage

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MSRP starting at:

$35,044

60 months lease
$226 @ 5.99 %*
+tx/2wks $0 cash down
Active FWD
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2023 Kia Sportage

MSRP starting at:

$30,595

LX FWD

* Rounded payments, for information only, excluding taxes, registrations, options and accessories

 
Overview
Base MSRP $35,044 $30,595
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 9.3 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 7.4 L/100 km
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 181 @ 6000 187 @ 6100
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 3000 178 @ 4000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 9.3 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 7.4 L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 9.3 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 7.4 L/100 km
Engine Order Code 99N
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 181 @ 6000 187 @ 6100
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 3000 178 @ 4000
Trans Order Code 448
Trans Type 8 8
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.69 4.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.91
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 3.01 1.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.42
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.22
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.24
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.81 3.65
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104
Front Head Room (in) 40 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.3
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
3 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
3 Cylinder Engine Standard N/A
Turbocharged (Option) Standard N/A
Turbocharged Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel (Option) Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard
8-Speed A/T (Option) Standard N/A
8-Speed A/T Standard Standard
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine N/A Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode N/A Standard
Exterior
Generic Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Panoramic Roof (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Temporary Spare Tire Standard Standard
Interior
Climate Control Standard N/A
Multi-Zone A/C Standard N/A
A/C Standard Standard
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard N/A
Keyless Entry (Option) Standard N/A
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks (Option) Standard N/A
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors (Option) Standard N/A
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Navigation System (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat Standard N/A
Power Passenger Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
Cloth Seats (Option) Standard Standard
Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Premium Sound System (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio Standard N/A
MP3 Player (Option) Standard N/A
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Heated Front Seat(s) (Option) Standard N/A
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Immobilizer Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Mirror Memory (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Parking Aid (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Standard N/A
Seat Memory (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Trunk Release Standard N/A
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Bluetooth Connection (Option) Standard N/A
Bluetooth Connection Standard Standard
Telematics (Option) Standard N/A
Telematics Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start Standard N/A
Back-Up Camera (Option) Standard N/A
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard N/A
Keyless Start Standard N/A
Auxiliary Audio Input (Option) Standard N/A
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
Cargo Shade (Option) Standard N/A
HD Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Bench Seat Standard Standard
Heated Steering Wheel (Option) Standard N/A
WiFi Hotspot (Option) Standard N/A
WiFi Hotspot Standard N/A
Adaptive Cruise Control (Option) Standard N/A
Smart Device Integration (Option) Standard N/A
Smart Device Integration Standard Standard
Aerial View Display System (Option) Standard N/A
LED Headlights Standard Standard
Requires Subscription (Option) Standard N/A
Requires Subscription Standard N/A
Cruise Control Steering Assist (Option) Standard N/A
Security System N/A Standard
Heated Mirrors N/A Standard
Heated Front Seat(s) N/A Standard
HD Radio N/A Standard
Safety
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Standard Standard
Knee Air Bag Standard N/A
Front Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Automatic Headlights Standard Standard
Stability Control Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard N/A
Lane Departure Warning (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Departure Warning Standard Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Keeping Assist (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Keeping Assist Standard Standard
Front Collision Mitigation (Option) Standard N/A
Front Collision Mitigation Standard Standard
Automatic Highbeams Standard Standard
Driver Monitoring Standard N/A
Evasion Assist (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Collision Mitigation (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Collision Mitigation Standard N/A
Daytime Running Lights N/A Standard
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