Comparison - Hyundai Kona Electric 2019 - vs - Ford Escape SEL 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

--

Also called:

Mercury Mariner

Hyundai Kona Electric – AutoWeek Review - English subtitles
Eindejaarsvideo's 2018 - Hyundai Kona Electric
Kia e-Niro Electric - Better Than A Kona & Annihilates The Leaf
2019 Hyundai Kona EV - Quick Review
2019 Hyundai Kona Review - Behind the Wheel
Eindejaarsvideo 2017 Deel 3 - Hyundai Kona
New Hyundai Kona Electric – 300-mile-range £30k SUV review
2018 Hyundai Kona moderate overlap IIHS crash test
2018 Ford Escape Review
2017 Ford Escape Titanium Exterior & Interior Details/ review
2020 Ford Escape Review | Better in Every Way
2017 Ford Escape First Drive Review: With 2 New Turbo Engine Options
All-New 2020 Ford Escape // Enough to beat RAV4 and CR-V?
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
44,900
Updated: 
08 May 2019
29,450
Updated: 
17 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ultra Black
#000000
Sonic Silver
#C8D2DB
Ceramic Blue
#3100DE
Galactic Gray
#626365
Chalk White
#DFEBE7
Pulse Red
#DE1000
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

Electric

Motors: 
150 - kW
Battery: 
64 kWh
Full Charge Range: 
258mi
Full Charge Time: 
Standard (7.2 kW onboard charger) _ 9 hrs 35 min / Quick Charge - 50kW (0-80% Charge) _ 75 min
Top Speed: 
110mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.40s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is the kind of electric vehicle shoppers want: a tall-riding crossover that doesn’t attract too much attention.

Pros
All-electric powertrain
Impressive, 250-mile range
Usable cargo space
Standard 7.0-inch touchscreen
Automatic emergency braking on all trims

Cons
Limited availability
Is it really a crossover?
Just front-wheel drive
Small-ish second row

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Kona ranked #1 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Hyundai Kona has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Potent turbocharged engine option
Agile handling
Upmarket cabin
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Less cargo space than most rivals
Some road bumps disrupt ride quality

By: 
usnews.com

All-new electric version of the Kona.Hyundai has given the Kona Electric plenty of range and satisfying performance, even improving over the standard Kona in some ways.

Pros
Long driving range of 258 miles
Quick acceleration and sharp handling make it fun to drive
Comfortable and quiet cabin
Plenty of standard tech features

Cons
Tight rear legroom
Availability limited to just a few states

By: 
edmunds.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined/city/highway: 120/132/108 MPGe
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Electric
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
Torque: 
290ft-lbs
177ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
Horsepower: 
179hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
38.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
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: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Door Mirrors - Electric Adjustment And Heated
Drive Mode Selector
Heated Steering Wheel
Parking Brake - Electric
Regenerative Brake Shift Paddles
Sunglasses Holder
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless ignition
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Rear Parking Sensors
Destination Download
Mobile Internet (Browser)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
164.60in
178.10in
Width: 
70.90in
72.40in
Height: 
61.20in
66.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
7.80in
Front Track: 
61.50in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in
105.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.00
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
43.10in
Rear leg room: 
33.40in
37.30in
Front Hip Room: 
53.30in
54.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
55.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.20in
52.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.50in
55.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.80cu.ft
68.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.20cu.ft
34.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
14.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3678.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

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

Comfort

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

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
315 Watts Stereo Output
8 Total Speakers
Infinity Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Infinity Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof Rails
Exterior Door Handles - Body Coloured
Door Mirrors - Body Coloured
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0 In.
17
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW
Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)
Lane Follow Assist (LFA)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Turn Signal Mirrors
Daytime Running Lights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
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

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Option Group 01
1.5L EcoBoost Class II Trailer Tow Package
Equipment Group 300A
Safe And Smart Package
Sel Sport Appearance Package
Exterior Options: 
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Splash Guards (VP)
Black Roof Rail Cross Bars
Power Panoramic Vista Roof
Interior Options: 
Cargo Blocks
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
All Weather Floor Mats
Interior Cargo Cover
Cargo Area Protector
Smoker's Package (Fleet)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Pebble Blue, leather
#9E9FA1
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#434343