Comparing the 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid vs 2022 Kia Niro Hybrid

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MSRP starting at:

$44,644

60 months lease
$266 @ 5.99 %*
+tx/2wks $0 cash down
PHEV FWD
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2022 Kia Niro Hybrid

MSRP starting at:

$28,890

L FWD

* Rounded payments, for information only, excluding taxes, registrations, options and accessories

 
Overview
Base MSRP $44,644 $28,890
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small Station Wagons
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 4.4 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 4.9 L/100 km
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement 2.5 L/152 1.6 L/96
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 6250 139 @ 5700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 195 @ 1000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small SUV 2WD Small Station Wagons
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 4.4 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 4.9 L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 4.4 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) - TBD - L/100 km 4.9 L/100 km
Engine Order Code 991
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement 2.5 L/152 1.6 L/96
Fuel System Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 6250 139 @ 5700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 195 @ 1000
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Type 1 6
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.22
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.96
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.35
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.91 3.23
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2 97.1
Front Head Room (in) 40 40.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 56
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 40.7 37.4
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
CVT Transmission (Option) Standard N/A
CVT Transmission Standard N/A
Tow Hitch (Option) Standard N/A
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas (Option) Standard N/A
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard N/A
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential Standard N/A
6-Speed A/T N/A Standard
Gas/Electric Hybrid N/A Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode N/A Standard
Wheel Covers N/A Standard
Exterior
Generic Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Panoramic Roof (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Temporary Spare Tire Standard N/A
Interior
Climate Control Standard Standard
Multi-Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Security System (Option) Standard N/A
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry (Option) Standard N/A
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks (Option) Standard N/A
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Navigation System Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat Standard N/A
Power Passenger Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
Leather Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers (Option) Standard N/A
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Premium Sound System (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Satellite Radio Standard N/A
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard N/A
Heated Front Seat(s) (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Front Seat(s) Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers (Option) Standard N/A
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers (Option) Standard N/A
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Immobilizer Standard Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim (Option) Standard N/A
Luggage Rack (Option) Standard N/A
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Mirror Memory (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Parking Aid (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Parking Aid Standard N/A
Driver Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Standard N/A
Seat Memory (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Trunk Release Standard N/A
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener (Option) Standard N/A
Bluetooth Connection Standard Standard
Telematics Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start Standard N/A
Back-Up Camera (Option) Standard N/A
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard N/A
Keyless Start Standard N/A
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
Cargo Shade (Option) Standard N/A
Heads-Up Display (Option) Standard N/A
HD Radio (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Bench Seat Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard N/A
Automatic Parking (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Steering Wheel Standard N/A
WiFi Hotspot Standard N/A
Adaptive Cruise Control Standard N/A
Smart Device Integration Standard Standard
Aerial View Display System (Option) Standard N/A
LED Headlights (Option) Standard N/A
LED Headlights Standard N/A
Requires Subscription (Option) Standard N/A
Requires Subscription Standard N/A
Cruise Control Steering Assist Standard N/A
Security System N/A Standard
Cloth Seats (Option) N/A Standard
Cloth Seats N/A Standard
Safety
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Standard Standard
Knee Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Automatic Headlights Standard Standard
Stability Control Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard N/A
Lane Departure Warning Standard N/A
Cross-Traffic Alert Standard N/A
Lane Keeping Assist Standard N/A
Front Collision Mitigation Standard N/A
Automatic Highbeams Standard N/A
Driver Monitoring Standard N/A
Evasion Assist Standard N/A
Rear Collision Mitigation (Option) Standard N/A
Rear Collision Mitigation Standard N/A
Daytime Running Lights N/A Standard
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