Comparison - Ford Escape SEL 2019 - vs - Kia Soul GT-Line 2020

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

Mercury Mariner

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
29,945
Updated: 
17 Mar 2019
$
27,490
Updated: 
22 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.70gals
14.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Canyon Ridge Metallic
#9E735B
Ingot Silver Metallic
#C0BFC4
Lightning Blue Metallic
#34496F
Magnetic Metallic
#646368
Oxford White
#DDDEDE
Shadow Black
#303030
White Gold Metallic
#BBB5AB
Color: 
Snow white pearl
#FFFFFF
Gravity gray
#4F5257
Neptune blue
#2E46C4
Cherry black
#000000
Inferno red
#FF0900

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Ford Escape ranked #2 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Ford Escape has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 56 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Sporty handling
Premium interior with user-friendly tech
Good safety score and great predicted reliability rating
Above-average cargo space

Cons
Unimpressive fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The Escape is fundamentally unchanged for 2018, but there are some tweaks to the lineup and to its standard-equipment offerings.The SEL comes standard with leather-trimmed seating, a power liftgate, heated exterior mirrors, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and LED running lights.

Pros
Graceful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine,
smooth ride,
attractive and intuitive infotainment system.

Cons
Less rear-seat and cargo space than the class leaders,
turbo engines return mediocre fuel economy.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Ford Escape has the road manners of another kind of car—but don't worry, it still works well as a crossover.

Pros
Tough-hatch lines
Ample cargo bin
Wonderfully taut handling
Tech options aplenty
Brisk 2.0-liter acceleration

Cons
Busy, space-robbing dash
Firm seats, if you’re not into that
Not much SUV, if you’re into that
Optimistic EPA ratings

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Kia Soul compact hatchback is proof of life among small, inexpensive cars.

Pros
Good style that’s grown on us
Fuel-efficient powertrains
Low price, but not cheap
Versatile interior
Comfortable for adults

Cons
Base Soul skimps on safety
Top engine isn’t great
No AWD
Limited rearward vision

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Kia Soul ranked #1 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Kia Soul has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Large cargo capacity
User-friendly tech features
Comfortable, roomy seats

Cons
Middling interior quality
Rivals are more athletic

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Kia Soul comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.The 2020 Kia Soul is totally redesigned.Restyled exterior and new base powertrain.Part of the third Soul generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Lots of features for the price
Roomier than other subcompact crossovers
Surprisingly fun to drive
Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Cons
Excessive wind and tire noise at freeway speeds
Clunky response from turbocharged engine's transmission

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
27.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
1.60L
Torque: 
177ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
195ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
179hp
at 6 000rpm
201hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Rear Parking Sensors
Destination Download
Mobile Internet (Browser)
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electric Power Steering
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
178.10in
165.20in
Width: 
72.40in
70.90in
Height: 
66.30in
63.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.80in
6.70in
Front Track: 
61.50in
62.00in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
62.40in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
102.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
38.30
Front Hip Room: 
54.50in
53.50in
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
41.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
55.50in
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
39.50
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
52.80in
Rear leg room: 
37.30in
38.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.20in
54.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.00cu.ft
62.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.00cu.ft
23.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3678.00lbs
3036.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Window
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette/Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Independent Suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Interior Air Filtration
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
USB Connection
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
10 Total Speakers
640 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Solar Glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17
18 X 7.5 In
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Airbag Deployment Notification
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Turn signal mirrors
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
1.5L EcoBoost Class II Trailer Tow Package
Equipment Group 300A
Safe And Smart Package
Sel Sport Appearance Package
Paint Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Splash Guards (VP)
Black Roof Rail Cross Bars
Power Panoramic Vista Roof
Cross Bars
Puddle Lamps
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Applique (Turbo)
Interior Options: 
All Weather Floor Mats
Interior Cargo Cover
Cargo Area Protector
Smoker's Package (Fleet)
Carpet Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Cargo Mat W/Seatback Protection
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Sport Pedals

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#434343
Color: 
Black sofino leatherette and cloth
#1B1B1D