2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Ford Escape

2019 Kia Sorento vs 2019 Ford Escape

Ford may have a reputation for providing the best in terms of power, but we’re here to prove that’s not always the case with this matchup of SUVs. Today, we’ll be looking at the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Ford Escape.

So, as the opening paragraph suggests, the 2019 Kia Sorento does have more power than the 2019 Ford Escape. However, its advantages go far beyond that one focal point. Let’s begin as we explore the areas and lengths to which the 2019 Kia Sorento surpasses the 2019 Ford Escape.

2019 Kia Sorento


2019 Ford Escape

2.4L Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2.5L Inline 4
178 hp / 185 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 170 hp / 168 lb-ft
25 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 24 MPG
3.3L V6 Engine Upgrade 2L Turbocharged Inline 4
290 hp / 252 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 245 hp / 275 lb-ft

2019 Kia Sorento Kenosha, WI

So, to be clear, the 2019 Kia Sorento’s baseline engine has more power and a better fuel economy than the baseline 2019 Ford Escape. Furthermore, each model has an engine upgrade, and yet even there the 2019 Kia Sorento also greatly surpasses the 2019 Ford Escape in terms of horsepower. As for technology inclusions and offerings, the 2019 Kia Sorento has the following available:

  • Smart Shift & Drive
  • Heated and Ventilated Seating
  • Park Distance Warning
  • Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive
  • Harman Kardon® Surround Audio System
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Kia UVO with eServices
  • Wireless Charging
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Hands-Free Smart Power Liftgate
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • And More!

Out now, you can find the 2019 Kia Sorento available for purchase at Kia dealerships nationwide. For those in the area of Kenosha, Wisconsin, please feel free to contact us here at the Palmen Kia dealership if you have any further questions or interest in our inventory of new and used Kia models.