Comparing the 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid vs 2023 Kia Sportage Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP starting at:

$44,644

84 months financing
$160 @ 5.99 %*
+tx/wk $0 cash down
PHEV FWD
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2023 Kia Sportage Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP starting at:

$46,995

EX Premium AWD

* Rounded payments, for information only, excluding taxes, registrations, options and accessories

 
Overview
Base MSRP $44,644 $46,995
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 6.6 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 6.7 L/100 km
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement 2.5 L/152 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 6250 177 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 195 @ 1500
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 6.6 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 6.7 L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 6.6 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 6.7 L/100 km
Engine Order Code 991
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement 2.5 L/152 1.6 L/98
Fuel System Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 6250 177 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 195 @ 1500
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Type 1 6
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.83
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.91 3.32
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2
Front Head Room (in) 40 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.3
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
CVT Transmission (Option) Standard N/A
CVT Transmission Standard N/A
Tow Hitch (Option) Standard N/A
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas (Option) Standard N/A
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard Standard
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential Standard N/A
All Wheel Drive N/A Standard
Turbocharged N/A Standard
6-Speed A/T N/A Standard
Exterior
Generic Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Panoramic Roof (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season Standard N/A
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard N/A
Temporary Spare Tire Standard N/A
Generic Sun/Moonroof N/A Standard
Sun/Moonroof N/A Standard
Panoramic Roof N/A Standard
Tires - Front Performance N/A Standard
Tires - Rear Performance N/A Standard
Interior
Climate Control Standard Standard
Multi-Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Security System (Option) Standard N/A
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard N/A
Keyless Entry (Option) Standard N/A
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks (Option) Standard N/A
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Navigation System Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
Leather Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers (Option) Standard N/A
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Premium Sound System (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Heated Front Seat(s) (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Front Seat(s) Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers (Option) Standard N/A
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers (Option) Standard N/A
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Immobilizer Standard Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim (Option) Standard N/A
Luggage Rack (Option) Standard N/A
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Mirror Memory (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Parking Aid (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard
Driver Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener (Option) Standard N/A
Bluetooth Connection Standard Standard
Telematics Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera (Option) Standard N/A
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
Cargo Shade (Option) Standard N/A
Heads-Up Display (Option) Standard N/A
HD Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Bench Seat Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats (Option) Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Automatic Parking (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Steering Wheel Standard Standard
WiFi Hotspot Standard N/A
Adaptive Cruise Control Standard Standard
Smart Device Integration Standard Standard
Aerial View Display System (Option) Standard N/A
LED Headlights (Option) Standard N/A
LED Headlights Standard Standard
Requires Subscription (Option) Standard N/A
Requires Subscription Standard Standard
Cruise Control Steering Assist Standard N/A
Security System N/A Standard
Power Passenger Seat N/A Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers N/A Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror N/A Standard
Seat Memory N/A Standard
Leather Steering Wheel N/A Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener N/A Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s) N/A Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s) N/A Standard
HD Radio N/A Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate N/A Standard
Safety
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Standard Standard
Knee Air Bag Standard N/A
Front Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Automatic Headlights Standard Standard
Stability Control Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard Standard
Lane Departure Warning Standard Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert Standard Standard
Lane Keeping Assist Standard Standard
Front Collision Mitigation Standard Standard
Automatic Highbeams Standard Standard
Driver Monitoring Standard N/A
Evasion Assist Standard N/A
Rear Collision Mitigation (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Collision Mitigation Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights N/A Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors N/A Standard
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