Comparison - Nissan Kicks SR 2020 - vs - Ford Escape SEL 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
21,120
Updated: 
02 May 2019
29,945
Updated: 
17 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
10.80gals
15.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Brilliant Silver Metallic
#d0d3d9
Gun Metallic
#92a0a9
Deep Blue Pearl
#2a5790
Super Black
#010101
Cayenne Red Metallic
#9e1823
Cayenne Red Metallic
#9e1823
Monarch Orange
#fe7b16
Gun Metallic
#92a0a9
Aspen White Tricoat
#fbfcf7
Aspen White Tricoat
#fbfcf7
Deep Blue Pearl
#2a5790
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Nissan Kicks is a quirky and cute crossover that’s inexpensive, but some of the details just feel cheap..

Pros
Low price
Spacious cargo area
Good 7.0-inch touchscreen
Standard active safety features
Funky looks

Cons
Cheap interior
Cramped backseat
Ergonomic quirks
Anemic engine

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Nissan doesn't make any significant changes to the 2020 Kicks lineup.

Pros
Perky in-town power, adult-sized back-seat space, unexpectedly large cargo capacity.

Cons
Lacks highway passing power, noisy under heavy throttle, no underfloor storage in cargo area.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Nissan Kicks comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.Driver assistance features added to the base model.

Pros
Strong estimated and real-world fuel economy numbers
Larger cargo capacity than many subcompact SUVs
Inexpensive compared to rivals

Cons
Accelerates leisurely
No optional all-wheel drive
Lacks some desirable features

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: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
31.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
36.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
1.50L
Torque: 
114ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
177ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
Horsepower: 
122hp
at 6 300rpm
179hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.10Feet
38.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
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: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
Keyless ignition
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Rear Parking Sensors
Destination Download
Mobile Internet (Browser)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
169.10in
178.10in
Width: 
69.30in
72.40in
Height: 
62.40in
66.30in
Ground Clearance: 
7.00in
7.80in
Front Track: 
61.50in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
Wheel Base: 
103.10in
105.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.70
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
43.70in
43.10in
Rear leg room: 
33.20in
37.30in
Front Hip Room: 
50.90in
54.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.00in
55.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.10in
52.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.20in
55.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.10cu.ft
68.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
25.30cu.ft
34.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
31.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
2672.00lbs
3678.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
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: 
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
bucket front seats
height adjustable driver seat
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
cloth
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: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front 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
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: 
auxiliary audio input
speed sensitive volume control
USB connection
6 total speakers
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: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 6.5 In.
17
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
Inside mounted spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
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
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Drum 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: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear fixed headrests
LED headlamp
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: 
Exterior Ground Lighting
Interior Electronics Package
SR Premium Package
Exterior Package
1.5L EcoBoost Class II Trailer Tow Package
Equipment Group 300A
Safe And Smart Package
Sel Sport Appearance Package
Exterior Options: 
17" Black Alloy Wheels
Premium Paint
Two Tone Paint
Premium Paint w/Two Tone
Splash Guards
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Splash Guards (VP)
Black Roof Rail Cross Bars
Power Panoramic Vista Roof
Interior Options: 
Carpeted Floor Mats w/Cargo Mat
Door Sill Plates
Cargo Load Floor
Illuminated Kick Plates
Rockford Fosgate Audio
Center Armrest W/Storage
All Weather Floor Mats
Interior Cargo Cover
Cargo Area Protector
Smoker's Package (Fleet)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal, leatherette
#0d1517
Charcoal, cloth
#0d1517
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#434343