Compare 2011 Ford Edge vs 2011 Kia Sorento

2011 Ford Edge
2011 Kia Sorento
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4-Door Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Edge 4-Door Limited AWD 18 25 $33,980 $36,500
Edge 4-Door Limited FWD 19 27 $32,297 $34,650
Edge 4-Door SE FWD 19 26 $26,194 $27,640
Edge 4-Door SEL AWD 18 25 $30,340 $32,500
Edge 4-Door SEL FWD 19 27 $28,657 $30,650
Edge 4-Door Sport AWD 17 23 $36,050 $38,775
Edge 4-Door Sport FWD 18 25 $34,367 $36,925
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2WD 4-Door I4 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento 2WD 4-Door I4 Base 20 27 $20,480 $21,195
Sorento 2WD 4-Door I4 EX 21 29 $23,885 $25,195
Sorento 2WD 4-Door I4 LX 21 29 $22,025 $22,795
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 EX 20 26 $26,155 $27,595
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 LX 20 26 $24,730 $25,595
Sorento 2WD 4-Door V6 SX 20 26 $30,420 $32,395
Sorento AWD 4-Door I4 EX 21 27 $25,495 $26,895
Sorento AWD 4-Door I4 LX 21 27 $23,665 $24,495
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 EX 19 25 $27,770 $29,295
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 LX 19 25 $26,370 $27,295
Sorento AWD 4-Door V6 SX 19 25 $32,015 $34,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,980
$20,480
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,500
$21,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$608 / month
$353 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Provided you don't need a third-row seat, the 2011 Ford Edge is at last, at the leading edge of mid-size crossovers, with one of the best driver interfaces in the business. The 2011 Kia Sorento takes a right turn in its transition from off-roader to all-weather wagon: It’s sized right, timed right, and packaged right.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 59.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.4 142.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.8 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.0 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
184.2 183.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.0 67.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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)
68.9 72.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
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)
32.2 37.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x - 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)
- TBD - 11.9 x - 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)
19.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 35.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60R18 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60R18 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4265 3763
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 4000 169 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
99C NA
Displacement
3.5L/213 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 6500 175 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.90
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.70
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.28
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Edge Kia Sorento
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
W/L-shaped lower control arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/trailing blade control arms Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 -
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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