2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Ford Escape 

Thanks to its advanced features list, engaging performance abilities, and roomy cargo dimensions, the 2016 Ford Escape remains one of the most popular and well-rounded choices in the small crossover SUV segment. When you add a quiet cabin to the mix, it's no wonder why so many individuals and families in Arlington Heights and Schaumburg choose the Escape. Still, it's not alone in its class, and the 2016 Kia Sportage is trying to make headway. Closer inspection, though, proves the 2016 Ford Escape earns top accolades. If you agree, then come check it out at Arlington Heights Ford.

Standard Fuel Economy

If you're looking for a small crossover SUV, there's a good chance you want a dynamic ride that still delivers competitive fuel economy.

  • 2016 Ford Escape MPG: The Escape's standard 2.5L inline-four gets impressive fuel economy at an EPA-estimated 31 mpg highway and 22 mpg city, numbers you won't get from your average crossover SUV.

  • 2016 Kia Sportage MPG: The 2.4L four-cylinder engine on the Sportage might be smaller, but that doesn't help it in terms of fuel economy. The EPA numbers on this powertrain are 28 mpg highway and 21 mpg city.

Cargo Capacity

The 2016 Ford Escape is proof that you can still get a tremendous amount of cargo space inside a small crossover SUV. Behind the back seats, the Escape serves up a generous 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space. Slide those seats down and that number balloons to an impressive 67.8 cubic feet. Meanwhile, you'll only find a cramped 26.1 cubic feet behind the back seats of the 2016 Kia Sportage, and the max cargo capacity of 67.8 cubic feet is no match for the Escape.

Features

In addition to its impressive fuel economy and cargo area, the 2016 Ford Escape also comes standard with a number of features on the base trim that are either completely unavailable or can only be added if you pay for an upgrade. One of these is auto-off headlights, which helps prevent you from draining your battery. Others include a rearview camera display, floor mats, performance tires, and a rear spoiler for a touch of style. Also, the Ford Escape comes with standard front knee airbags, an important safety features to keep you protected in case of a collision. The Kia Sportage doesn't even offer knee airbags.

Finance the 2016 Ford Escape at Arlington Heights Ford

If the 2016 Ford Escape sounds like the kind of crossover SUV that you'd like, then take the drive from Schaumburg or wherever you're located to Arlington Heights Ford, you Chicago area Ford dealer at 801 W. Dundee Rd. in Arlington Heights, IL. If you have questions or want to make sure we've got the model you're looking for, and feel free to contact our sales team before you come in!

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