2017 Kia Sportage vs. 2017 Ford Escape

2017 Kia Sportage vs. 2017 Ford Escape

2017 Kia Sportage


2017 Ford Escape

$21,468 at Yonkers Kia Price $22,930 (The Competition)
23, 30 MPG (City, Highway) 21, 29
181 Base HP 168
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick? No
34.8 Curb-to-Curb Turning Circle (Feet) 38.5
10-yr/100k-mile powertrain, 5-yr/60k-mile bumper-to-bumper Warranty Coverage 5-yr/60k-mile powertrain, 3-yr/36k-mile bumper-to-bumper

The Kia Sportage and the Ford Escape are both superior cars in terms of design, performance and price. Costing less than $25,000, both cars are meant to help buyers access the performance and safety features of SUVs at a reasonable price. The cars fall in the crossover category, which offer the best of both worlds – the performance of SUVs and the fuel efficiency of smaller cars. If you are looking for a family-friendly vehicle with superior cabin and features, the Kia Sportage and the Ford Escape are both great options.


Both cars with a front wheel drive and offer six-speed automatic transmission. The Kia Sportage also offers better fuel efficiency, although the Ford Escape is not too far behind. The Kia Sportage comes with a bigger fuel tank so you are not expected to make too many stops at the gas station when you are driving this car. The Kia Sportage is also notable for its 4 cylinder engine and offers more engine output than the Ford Escape. Also, the Kia Sportage comes with more torque, so there is more power for the wheels. The Ford Escape does better than the Kia Sportage in terms of safety, offering five-star ratings for overall crash test results. The Kia Sportage does better when it comes to front passenger safety.


For buyers who prize comfortable interiors, the Sportage would be a good buy. This car comes with leather upholstered seats which make the interiors comfortable and classy. Both cars come with standard features such as air-conditioning and infotainment, offering CD player and radio. While both cars can seat five people, the Ford Escape offers more room for drivers while the Kia Sportage has more leg room for the backseat passengers. IN terms of towing ability, the Kia Sportage performs much better than the Ford Escape. It can tow 500 lbs more than the other car.

If you are looking for good performance, comfortable interiors, and a reliable infotainment system the Kia Sportage is the right car for you. This car is notable for its many other features, ranging from six speed automatic transmission, to plenty of other features. At the Yonkers Kia, you can test drive the car to check its handling. Yonkers Kia also offers other benefits for Kia owners, ranging from maintenance services to superior parts. The Yonkers Kia will be the right place to start your search, should you be looking for a reliable car for your needs.


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