Gray 2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia Sportage

Blue 2019 Ford Escape

2019 Ford Escape

2020 Kia Sportage


2019 Ford Escape
$23,990 MSRP

Starting Price

$24,105 MSRP
10 Years

Powertrain Warranty

5 Years
2.4L 4-cylinder

Standard Engine

2.5L I-4
181 hp

Standard Horsepower

168 hp
23 mpg city / 30 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

21 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Ford Escape

Drivers in Jackson are busy, and that’s why versatile crossovers are such a hot commodity on the road. But if you haven’t crunched the numbers yet, you might be surprised to hear just how much the 2020 Kia Sportage outperforms the competition! Allow us to lay out the evidence in our crossover SUV comparison between the Kia Sportage vs. Ford Escape!

Sportage vs. Escape: Price and Warranty

Between the Kia Sportage vs. Ford Escape, the Kia Sportage is the more budget-friendly of the two. Take a look at how the Escape and Sportage matchup in terms of starting price and warranty coverage:

2020 Kia Sportage

  • Starting Price: $23,990 MSRP
  • Powertrain Warranty: 10-year / 100,000-mile
  • Basic Warranty: 5-year / 60,000-mile

2019 Ford Escape

  • Starting Price: $24,105 MSRP
  • Powertrain Warranty: 5-years / 60,000-mile
  • Basic Warranty: 3-year / 36,000-mile
Dark Blue 2020 Kia Sportage Turning Corner

Sportage vs. Escape: Power and Efficiency

Our crossover comparison also shows the Sportage with stronger performance overall. You’ll find that looking for a fuel-efficient SUV with lots of power will lead you to the all-new Kia Sportage. Let’s take a closer look at the specs:

2020 Kia Sportage

  • Base Engine: 2.4L 4-cylinder w/181 hp
  • Upgraded Engine: 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder w/237 hp
  • Fuel Economy: 23 mpg city / 30 mpg highway

2019 Ford Escape

  • Base Engine: 2.5L I-4 w/168 hp
  • Upgraded Engine: 2.0L EcoBoost® w/245 hp
  • Fuel Economy: 21 mpg city / 29 mpg highway
Red 2020 Kia Sportage on City Road

Kia vs. Ford: Interior Specs and Features

Brandon drivers want an SUV not just for the reliability, but also for the interior features and specs. While both models feature things like a 6-way manual driver’s seat and 12V power outlets, there are some fantastic amenities you’ll only find in the Sporatge, including:

  • Standard 8-inch touchscreen
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Under-Rear-Seat Floor Storage

For those looking for comfort, convenience, and forward thinking technology, the Kia Sportage is the way to go. You’ll also have tons of upgradeable options to choose from!

2020 Kia Sportage Front Interior and Dash

Find Out More

So Ford, Kia, which one will it be? We think that our crossover comparison speaks for itself. If you want to see why the Kia Sportage is our winner, visit Wilson Kia in Flowood for a test drive! Feel free to check out our current Kia Sportage lease deals or apply for financing to get a head start on the process. Still have questions? Contact us! You can also compare the Sportage to the Nissan Rogue.

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