Compare 2012 Kia Sorento vs 2012 Ford Edge

2012 Kia Sorento
2012 Ford Edge
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2WD 4-Door I4 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Base 20 27 $20,530 $21,250
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 21 30 $22,370 $23,150
2WD 4-Door I4-GDI LX 21 30 $22,370 $23,150
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 20 26 $24,110 $24,950
AWD 4-Door I4-GDI LX 21 27 $24,495 $25,350
2WD 4-Door I4-GDI EX 21 30 $24,595 $25,950
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $25,750 $26,650
AWD 4-Door I4-GDI EX 21 27 $26,205 $27,650
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 20 26 $26,490 $27,950
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $28,100 $29,650
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 20 26 $31,125 $33,150
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $32,720 $34,850
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4-Door FWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD SE 19 27 $26,323 $27,770
4-Door FWD SEL 19 27 $29,057 $31,080
4-Door AWD SEL 18 25 $30,741 $32,930
4-Door FWD Limited 19 27 $32,566 $34,935
4-Door AWD Limited 18 25 $34,250 $36,785
4-Door FWD Sport 19 26 $34,545 $37,110
4-Door AWD Sport 17 23 $36,229 $38,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,530
$26,323
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,250
$27,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$354 / month
$463 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
With the right size, the right gas-mileage numbers, and the right standard features, the 2012 Kia Sorento is an easy recommendation in the crossover class. The 2012 Ford Edge rises to the top of the five-seat crossover niche with forward-thinking technology and a gas-saving EcoBoost option.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD FWD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 58.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
142.5 108.4
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 76.0
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
183.9 184.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.3 67.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 111.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.5 68.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.0 32.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 39.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R17 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65R17 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3571 4056
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
2.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
169 @ 3750 253 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA 99C
Displacement
2.4L/144 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 285 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
NA Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.77 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.70 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.59 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.90 0.74
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Ford Edge
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 4 (2011)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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