Kia Sportage vs Ford Escape Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2022 Kia Sportage EX AWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,890
Invoice
$28,693
Average Price Paid
$31,298
163 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
MSRP
$27,055
Invoice
$25,594
Average Price Paid
$27,055
167 listings nationwide

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

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
Fair Price
$31,804
Good Price
$30,157
Great Price
$29,215
2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
Fair Price
$27,429
Good Price
$26,131
Great Price
$25,389

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,263
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,288
13 listings nationwide

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

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
amber writes:
Handling Ranked 2021 Ford Escape worse.
"Less bumpy and quite "
2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
amber writes:
Handling Ranked 2022 Kia Sportage better.
"Less bumpy and quite "

Specs

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD
2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
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

2022 Kia Sportage
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Ex Technology Package
2021 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Bronze Fire Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum

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