Compare 2006 Ford Escape vs 2006 Kia Sorento

2006 Ford Escape
2006 Kia Sorento
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4-Door 2.3L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.3L XLS 24 29 $18,120 $19,380
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLS 22 26 $19,713 $21,130
4-Door 2.3L XLT 22 26 $20,992 $22,535
4-Door 3.0L XLT 20 24 $21,770 $23,390
4-Door 3.0L XLT Sport 20 24 $22,494 $24,185
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLT 21 24 $22,585 $24,285
4-Door 3.0L Limited 20 24 $23,171 $24,930
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT 19 23 $23,362 $25,140
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 19 23 $24,086 $25,935
4-Door 3.0L 4WD Limited 19 23 $24,763 $26,680
4-Door 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $25,049 $26,900
4-Door 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,528 $28,525
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 16 20 $18,200 $19,195
4-Door 4WD Manual LX 16 20 $20,630 $21,795
4-Door Automatic LX 16 22 $21,420 $22,595
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $23,270 $24,595
4-Door Automatic EX 16 22 $23,270 $24,995
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $25,020 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,120
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,380
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$320 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 58.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.2 105.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 58.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.7 68.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
174.9 179.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.3 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
59.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.3 66.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x .5 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.9 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/90R17 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R15 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/75R15 P245/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3184 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
152 @ 4250 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
99Z NA
Displacement
2.3L/121 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
153 @ 5800 192 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.75
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.29
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.04
Trans Order Code
443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Kia Sorento
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Five-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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