2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Kia Sportage


Compact crossovers combine all the of the styling and features you love into one great package. The 2017 Ford Escape saw some changes to the model year, giving customers more of what they want out of their compact crossover. If you are in the market for a new crossover SUV then do yourself a favor and check out the 2017 Escape. For more information on the new Escape, see our comparison of the 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Kia Sportage.

The 2017 Ford Escape offers drivers three engine options, the 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine replaced the previous 1.6-liter engine. The 2017 Sportage has two engine options, but neither engine has EcoBoost technology or auto start-stop technology. Ford also added SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability to the 2017 Escape. The new interface promises easy to use technology with pinch to zoom functionality and swipe ability.

2017 Ford Escape VS 2017 Kia Sportage
2.5-Liter iVCT Engine
1.5-Liter EcoBoost Engine with Auto Start-Stop
2.0-Liter Twin-Scroll EcoBoost Engine with Auto Start-Stop

Engine Options2.4-Liter I-4 Engine2.0-Liter I-4 Turbocharged Engine

 68/34 Cargo Room 60.1/30.7
 3,500 pounds Max Towing2,000 pounds
Yes Apple CarPlay and Android AutoYes

2017 Ford Escape in Burlington, VT

As we mentioned before, Ford takes all of the features that drivers want and combines them into one great package deal which is the 2017 Ford Escape. The Escape exceeds the 2017 Kia Sportage in both available cargo space and maximum towing. Drivers and passengers will find the interior of the 2017 Escape to be spacious and comfortable and there will be no sacrificing comfort to load the Escape with all your travel needs because the compact crossover offers a cargo space that is superior in its class.

Come in to Heritage Ford, located in South Burlington, Vermont to test drive the 2017 Ford Escape. See first hand how the new Escape handles tight spaces and quick corners and see for yourself just how functional and comfortable the interior cabin is. We are just 10 minutes from Burlington, so come see us today or give us a call and schedule a test drive for the 2017 Ford Escape.

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