2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Kia Sportage Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Ford Escape than the Kia Sportage. The Ford Escape will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sportage.

The Ford Escape requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia Sportage, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Ford Escape or the Kia Sportage, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Escape and the Kia Sportage have similar Destination Charges.

The Ford Escape is about the same width as the Kia Sportage. When looking at overall length, the Ford Escape takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Sportage.

With similar torque, the Ford Escape and the Kia Sportage are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The Ford Escape has a significantly larger turning radius than the Kia Sportage, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Escape will do just as well as the Kia Sportage, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Escape greatly out-muscles the Kia Sportage.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Escape and the Kia Sportage. The Ford Escape has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Kia Sportage.

The basic warranty of the Ford Escape is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sportage.

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2017 Ford

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MSRP*: $23,600 - $30,850

2017 Kia

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MSRP*: $22,990 - $34,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $250 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 21 - 23 20 - 22
Highway MPG: 28 - 30 23 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Invoice*: $22,774 - $29,463 $22,101 - $32,188

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.