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2015 Kia Sorento vs. 2015 Ford Escape Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Ford Escape. The Ford Escape will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sorento.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sorento as you will with the Ford Escape, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
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). The Kia Sorento is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Escape. 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 Kia Sorento and the Ford Escape have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sorento is much wider than the Ford Escape, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Sorento, which is slightly longer than the Ford Escape.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Kia Sorento does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Escape.

Handling
The Kia Sorento has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Escape, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Sorento is clearly the choice over the Ford Escape for pulling heavy loads. The Kia Sorento has a little more horsepower than the Ford Escape.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Escape, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Kia Sorento has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Ford Escape.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Sorento than that of the Ford Escape.

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2015 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,300 - $41,700

2015 Ford
Escape

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MSRP*: $23,450 - $31,485
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 20 22 - 23
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 29 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,474 - $39,233 $22,103 - $29,361

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