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2021 Kia Sportage EX AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
MSRP
$28,790
Invoice
$27,639
Average Price Paid
$27,769
1,131 listings nationwide

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2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
MSRP
$26,385
Invoice
$25,594
Average Price Paid
$25,167
951 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
Fair Price
$28,399
Good Price
$27,127
Great Price
$26,399
2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Fair Price
$25,757
Good Price
$24,493
Great Price
$23,770

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,166
2 listings nationwide

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2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,013
16 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
10
rrjohnsonjr92 writes:
Very well upgraded from the previous year models!
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD better.
"Not too much different just more comfortable"
Value Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD worse.
"Escape seems a little more valuable"

Specs

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 14.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
175 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.82 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 38.2 in 40.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 30.7 cu ft 37.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,302 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 180.5 in
Width 73 in 85.6 in
Height 65.2 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.7 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Sportage
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry
  • Burnished Copper
  • Hyper Red
  • Pacific Blue
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • Ex Technology Package
2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum

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