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2013 Kia Sportage 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2013 Ford Escape
     
2WD 4dr Base
  • 2WD 4dr Base
  • 2WD 4dr LX
  • AWD 4dr LX
  • 2WD 4dr EX
  • AWD 4dr EX
  • 2WD 4dr SX
  • AWD 4dr SX
2.0i Premium Manual
  • 2.0i Premium Manual
  • 2.0i Premium Automatic
  • 2.0i Limited Automatic
FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr S
  • FWD 4dr SE
  • 4WD 4dr SE
  • FWD 4dr SEL
  • 4WD 4dr SEL
  • FWD 4dr Titanium
  • 4WD 4dr Titanium

Prices

MSRP $19,000 $21,995 $22,470
Invoice $18,625 $20,876 $21,178
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 7.6 7.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 7.5 8.0
Performance 7.4 7.1 8.0
Interior 7.1 8.0 7.1
Safety 9.7 10.0 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.0 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Stylish exterior
  • High-tech standard features
  • Powerful turbocharged engine option
  • Car-like handling
  • Excellent safety score
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Great fuel economy
  • Composed, car-like ride
  • Excellent safety score
  • Small-car handling
  • Good fuel economy, even with four-wheel drive
  • Strong safety score
Cons
  • Uncomfortable seats
  • Poor outward visibility
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Rough ride
  • Underpowered engine
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Confusing MyFord Touch infotainment system
  • Fickle motion-activated liftgate 

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas Flat 4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 2.5L/152
MPG 20 City / 27 Hwy 23 City / 30 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Hatchback Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.9 103.700 105.900
Length, Overall (in) 174.8 175.200 178.100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.100 72.400
Height, Overall (in) 64.4 63.600 66.300

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3157 3087 3598

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.0 97.5 98.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.800 39.900
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 43.500 40.400
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.600 56.000
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 52.200 54.800
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.700 39.000
Second Leg Room (in) 37.9 35.400 36.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 54.200 55.300
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 53.100 52.400
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 54.6 51.900 68.100
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 26.1 22.300 34.300
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.0L/122 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 176 @ 6000 148 @ 6200 168 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 168 @ 4000 145 @ 4200 170 @ 4500
Transmission Manual Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 34.7 34.800 37.000

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.900 15.100

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone Semi-Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard