Ford Escape vs. Hyundai Kona

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$23,940
$19,500 - $20,800

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.74 / 5
84 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
168 hp
147 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L i
2.0L MPI Atkinson DOHC 16V I

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
41.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.8 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 in.
37.8 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55HR17
P205/60HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.9 in.
102.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.8 ft.
34.8 ft.

Width

Width
72.4 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3542 lbs.
2890 - 3085 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
168 hp
147 hp

Torque

Torque
170 ft. lbs.
132 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 lbs.
4 Cylinder

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.7 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
28 - 30 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
25 - 27 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
30 - 33 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Escape
Hyundai Kona

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
98.1 ft³.
94.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3542 lbs.
2890 - 3085 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
27 - 30 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
25 - 27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 mpg.
30 - 33 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
Regular Unleaded I-4

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
2.0 L/122

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
Sequential MPI

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
6

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1500 lbs.
Automatic w/OD

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
4.40 - 4.64

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/152
2.73 - 2.83

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
1.84

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1.39

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
0.77

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
3.38 - 3.44

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
3.51 - 3.65

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44
5.9 - 6.5

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
150

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
Strut

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
Multi-Link - Torsion Beam

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51
Strut

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3
Multi-Link - Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
P205/60HR16

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm
P205/60HR16

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Compact

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17
Compact in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in.
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in.
Steel

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Rack-Pinion

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
34.8 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel Disc

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
4-Wheel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.8 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
11 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
10.3 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
13.2 gal.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
39.6 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in.
41.5 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
55.5 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.7 gal.
53.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
37.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
34.6 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56 in.
54.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.8 in.
52.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 in.
102.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.8 in.
70.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
61 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
52.4 in.
62 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.9 in.
62.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in.
6.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
66.3 in.
45.8 ft³.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.5 in.
19.2 ft³.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.6 in.
19.2 ft³.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.9 in.
Kona

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
67.8 ft³.
Compact Sport Utility

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
34.3 ft³.
Sport Utility

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
34.3 ft³.
2.0

Model Group

Model Group
Escape
DOHC

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
aluminum

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
4

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
4