2018 Ford Edge vs 2018 Kia Sorento
Consumers have many choices for three-row crossover SUVs, but a model that should be at the top of your list is the 2018 Ford Edge, with its powerful engine options, roomy and comfortable interior, a wide array of premium amenities, and high-level safety. One of the three-row SUV competitors of the Ford Edge is the Kia Sorento. Take a look at this 2018 Ford Edge vs 2018 Kia Sorento comparison to see how they measure up to each other.
A major advantage that the 2018 Edge has over the 2018 Sorento is on the performance front, with a choice of three powerful and efficient engines. The base engine for the Edge is the 2.0L EcoBoost I-4, which generates 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the base engine for the Sorento is the 2.0L I-4, which only produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. Additional engine choices for the 2018 Escape include the 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 (280-hp; 250 lb-ft of torque) and the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 (315-hp; 350 lb-ft of torque). The only other engine offered for the 2018 Sorento is the 3.3L V6 (290-hp; 252 lb-ft of torque). Also, the Edge gets an estimated highway fuel economy of up to 29 mpg (12.3 L/km), compared to 28 hwy mpg (11.9 L/km) for the Sorento.
|2018 Ford Edge||VS||2018 Kia Sorento|
|245 – 315||Horsepower Range of Engines||185 – 290|
|275 – 350||Torque Range of Engines||178 – 252|
|29 mpg (12.3 L/km)||Maximum Highway Fuel Economy||28 mpg (11.9 L/km)|
Advantages of the 2018 Edge over the 2018 Sorento
Another strength of the 2018 Edge is the multitude of advanced technologies. This includes the standard SYNC infotainment system, which includes a 4.2" (10.7 cm) color LCD screen and a smart-charging USB port. For a higher level of connectivity and multimedia offerings, the available SYNC 3 infotainment system comes with an 8" (20.3 cm) LCD capacitive touchscreen, as well as two smart-charging USB ports, 911 Assist, and AppLink.
Additional available technologies in the 2018 Edge include the 180-degree camera, Dual Headrest DVD, and the voice-activated navigation system. Also, the Edge offers many driver assistance technologies, including Forward Collision Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, and the Enhanced Active Park Assist System.
Come check out the highly-capable and technologically-advanced 2018 Ford Edge at Marlborough Ford in Calgary!