Compare 2015 Kia Sorento vs 2015 Cadillac Escalade

2015 Kia Sorento
2015 Cadillac Escalade
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2WD 4-Door I4 LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 20 27 $23,474 $24,300
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 19 25 $25,217 $26,100
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 18 25 $25,787 $26,700
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $27,529 $28,500
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 18 25 $30,084 $31,700
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $31,792 $33,500
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 18 25 $34,520 $36,700
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $36,213 $38,500
2WD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 25 $37,540 $39,900
AWD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 24 $39,233 $41,700
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2WD 4-Door Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Standard 15 22 $68,226 $72,970
4WD 4-Door Standard 15 21 $70,657 $75,570
2WD 4-Door Luxury 15 22 $71,966 $76,970
4WD 4-Door Luxury 15 21 $74,397 $79,570
2WD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $76,174 $81,470
4WD 4-Door Premium 15 21 $78,605 $84,070
2WD 4-Door Platinum 15 22 $83,472 $89,275
4WD 4-Door Platinum 15 21 $85,903 $91,875
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,474
$68,226
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,300
$72,970
Monthly Payment Estimate
$405 / month
$1216 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Kia Sorento gets a little better each year, and its combination of elegance, versatility, and value makes it a great pick for families. The 2015 Cadillac Escalade promises--and delivers--more of everything a full-size luxury SUV buyer could want.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 64.40
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 45.30
Third Head Room (in)
NA 38.10
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 60.90
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 62.60
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 39.00
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 42.80
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 60.20
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 64.90
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 24.80
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 38.70
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 49.30
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 -
Height, Overall (in)
66.9 74.40
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 116.00
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 80.50
Track Width, Front (in)
64 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 32.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 203.90
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.0
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- N/A
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.0
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
- N/A
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- 22.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.9 51.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.5 94.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.9 15.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 13.6 x 0.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.0 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 26
Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 39.0
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.3
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 3.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65TR17 P275/55R20
Spare Tire Size
Compact P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QSS
Spare Tire Order Code
NA RC4
Rear Tire Size
P235/65TR17 P275/55R20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QSS
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- N/A
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- N/A
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- N/A
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- N/A
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- N/A
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 830
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 8300
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1650 -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3594 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3250
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2717
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 14000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2810
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 20 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 20 x 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 170
Maximum Alternator Watts
- NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas V8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4250 460 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA L86
Displacement
2.4 L/144 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
191 @ 6300 420 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 2.97
Trans Order Code
NA M5U
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 4.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.08
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.27
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.65
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Cadillac Escalade
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 1.81
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3925
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 1.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 1.81
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-Floating
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.41
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3250
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 (Est) 10.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 16.7
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type
- Swing-out
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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