2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Ford Escape

2018 kia sportage and 2018 ford escape side by side

A crossover SUV offers drivers in Edmonton the power and capability of an SUV or full-size truck in combination with the fuel-efficiency of a midsize sedan. The 2018 Kia Sportage is one of the most popular crossovers on the market today!

With multiple engine options, including a 240-hp turbocharged engine, the Sportage is set to impress. Combine that power with an EPA-estimated 26 combined miles per gallon and you have one of the most versatile vehicles available!

Keep reading to learn more about the 2018 Kia Sportage and see how it stacks up against another of the most popular crossover SUV models: the 2018 Ford Escape.

2018 Kia Sportage LX


2018 Ford Escape S

$23,500 Starting MSRP $23,850
2.4-liter DOHC I-4 Engine 2.5-liter I-4
181-horsepower Power 168-horsepower
26 Combined MPG 24

2018 Kia Sportage in Edmonton, AB

Overall, the 2018 Kia Sportage offers more power and better fuel efficiency than the 2018 Ford Escape. All of that for a lower price, too! Additionally, the 2018 Sportage is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ thanks to some of the best available advanced safety technology of any vehicle!

The 2018 Kia Sportage is available in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX Turbo. All models are available in AWD configurations. Each trim level features a unique set of standard and available features.

Some of the best available features of the 2018 Kia Sportage include:

  • 8-inch UVO touchscreen with Touchscreen Navigation, Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind-Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • High Beam Assist
  • Parking Assist with front and rear sensors
  • Smart Power liftgate
  • 320-watt sound system

Schedule a test drive of the 2018 Kia Sportage at Kia of West Edmonton!

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