Comparison - Kia Soul GT-Line 2020 - vs - Ford Escape Titanium Hybrid 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
27,490
Updated: 
22 Jun 2019
$
35,050
Updated: 
11 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.30gals
16.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Snow white pearl
#FFFFFF
Gravity gray
#4F5257
Neptune blue
#2E46C4
Cherry black
#000000
Inferno red
#FF0900
Color: 
Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
#FDFFFB
Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Magnetic Metallic
#727476
Sedona Orange Metallic
#B53815
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Velocity Blue Metallic
#004D89
Dark Persian Green Metallic
#264F51
Desert Gold Metallic
#D2CDB8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2020 Ford Escape comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed automatic, electrically variable-speed automatic.The Ford Escape is fully redesigned.Hybrid version is back after a prolonged absence.Improved power and acceleration.

Pros
Updated style and interior design
Powertrain options range from sporty performance to efficient hybrid
Sliding second-row seats improve passenger room and cargo utility
Sleek, new rear liftgate design compromises some cargo capacity

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 2020 Ford Escape was overdue for a redesign, but the new model trades style for powertrain choices.

Pros
Lots of engine choices
Clean interior design
Good standard safety gear

Cons
Light on cargo space
We’re waiting for mpg ratings
Bland styling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
27.00mpg
44.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
37.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
2.50L
Torque: 
195ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
155ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
201hp
at 6 000rpm
165hp
at 6 250rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

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
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electric Power Steering
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless ignition
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Rear Parking Sensors
Destination Download
Mobile Internet (Browser)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
165.20in
180.50in
Width: 
70.90in
74.10in
Height: 
63.00in
68.60in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
Front Track: 
62.00in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
62.40in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in
106.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.50
39.30
Front Leg Room: 
41.10in
42.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.80in
38.90in
Front Hip Room: 
53.50in
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
57.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.80in
53.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.70in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.10cu.ft
60.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.40cu.ft
30.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3036.00lbs
3706.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Independent Suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
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: 
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
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
10 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Solar Glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5 In
19 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

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
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: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
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 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
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Turn signal mirrors
Pre-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Paint Protection Package
Titanium Premium Package
Equipment Group 400A
Exterior Options: 
Cross Bars
Puddle Lamps
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Applique (Turbo)
Front License Plate Bracket
Splash Guards (VP)
Black Roof Rail Cross Bars
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
Black Roof-Rail Crossbars (VP)
Panoramic Vista Roof
Interior Options: 
Carpet Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Cargo Mat W/Seatback Protection
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Sport Pedals
All Weather Floor Mats
Interior Cargo Cover
Cargo Area Protector

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black sofino leatherette and cloth
#1B1B1D
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#000000
Sandstone, leather
#CBC2BE