2020 Kia Sportage vs 2020 Ford Escape

Shopping for an SUV can be stressful when there are an abundance of different makes and models offering similar specs and features. It can be a challenge to identify the differences that set one model apart from the other, so we’re here to help! Let’s take an in-depth look at two SUVs that offer capable performance, similar design and intuitive technology. The 2020 Sportage and 2020 Escape come with very similar standard and available features, so let’s compare the 2020 Kia Sportage vs. the 2020 Ford Escape and see which provides the best quality for cost.

2020 Kia Sportage


2020 Ford Escape


Starting MSRP $24,886


Trim Level Options Five
Kia Drive Wise Advanced Safety Technology Ford Co-Pilot 360
Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Available


Key Features of the 2020 Kia Sportage

SUV shoppers looking to get more for their money should consider getting the 2020 Kia Sportage. The 2020 Kia Sportage offers more standard features and amenities than the 2020 Ford Escape. For starters, the base model Sportage LX comes with a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, while the base Escape S features an AM/FM stereo. While the Sportage LX and Escape S come with similar advanced safety features, the Sportage comes with a few more features.

In addition to offering more standard features than the Escape, the 2020 Kia Sportage comes with a more powerful standard engine than its Ford counterpart. The 2020 Sportage LX is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 181 horsepower, while the 2020 Escape S uses a 1.5-liter engine that produces 177 horsepower. The Sportage also comes with innovative amenities like a Smart Power Liftgate™, a Panoramic Sunroof and several other features.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2020 Kia Sportage in the South Attleboro area? Head to Kia of Attleboro to check our inventory and schedule a test drive today! Thanks for reading!