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Ford Explorer vs KIA Sportage Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Ford Explorer and KIA Sportage. Ford Explorer is priced between $32,365 while KIA Sportage is priced between $23,990 . Talking about the technical specifications, Ford Explorer Base houses 3498 engine whereas KIA Sportage LX engine displacement is 2359.

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Overview: Explorer vs Sportage

Key Features

Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Power 365 hp 240 hp
Engine Displacement 3498 cc 2359 cc

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Things we like

Good passenger space

Large boot 

Improved handling 

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Appealing and cozy interiors

Smooth 6-speed Sportmatic transmission

Powerful and fuel-efficient engine

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Things we don't like


Cramped third row

Subpar interior material quality 


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Average off-road capabilities

Comparatively low cargo space

Turbo is only available in top grade

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Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 6 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Supply System Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection --
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 11.3:1


Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Drive Type -- FWD


Engine Displacement 3498 cc 2359 cc
Power 290 hp 181 hp
Torque 346 Nm 237 Nm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol

Dimensions & Capacity

Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 70 L 62 L
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Length 5047 mm 4481 mm
Width 2291 mm 1854 mm
Ground Clearance 198 mm 163 mm
Height 1778 mm 1646 mm
Wheel Base 2865 mm 2670 mm
Front Tread 1702 mm --
Rear Tread 1702 mm --
No Of Doors 5 5
Kerb Weight 2022 kg 1499 Kg
Front Headroom 1051 mm --
Front Legroom 1090 mm 1054 mm
Rear Headroom 1031 mm --
Rear Legroom 1003 mm 970 mm
Cargo Volume -- 869 L
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheel Size 18 Inch 17 Inch
Tyre Size 245/60 R18 225/60R17
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R18 R17


Steering Type Electric Power Power
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Turning Radius -- 10.6 m


Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Optional Optional Yes
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Front -- Yes
Side Airbag-Rear -- Yes
Brake Assist -- Yes
Ebd -- Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System -- Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts -- Yes
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Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Anti Theft Device Yes --
Anti-Theft Alarm No --
Smart Access Card Entry -- No
Engine Immobilizer -- No

Engine Details

Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Engine 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No No
Air Quality Control Yes --
Heater Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps Yes --
Accessory Power Outlet Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Foldable Rear Seat Yes Yes
Remote Trunk Opener Yes --
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Bottle Holder Yes Yes
Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Folding Table Rear No --
Rear A/C Vents -- Yes
Engine Start/Stop Button -- No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat -- Yes
Heated Seats - Front -- No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror -- No
On Board Computer -- Yes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle -- No
Rear Reading Lamp -- Yes
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest -- Yes
Cup Holders-Front -- Yes
Cup Holders-Rear -- Yes
Trunk Light -- Yes
Keyless Entry -- Yes
Centre Console Armrest -- Yes
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Entertainment & Communication

FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
CD Player Yes Yes
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Voice Control No Yes
Touch Screen -- Yes
Navigation System -- Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity -- Yes
DVD Player -- Yes
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Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No Yes
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes No
Rear Window Wiper Yes Yes
Rear Window Washer Yes Yes
Wheel Covers No No
Alloy Wheels Yes Yes
Power Antenna Yes --
Tinted Glass Yes --
Rear Spoiler Yes Yes
Removable Convertible Top No --
Roof Carrier No --
Side Stepper No --
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator Yes No
Integrated Antenna No Yes
Roof Rail Yes Optional Optional
Remote Fuel Lid Opener Yes --
Front Brake Type Discs Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Adjustable Headlights -- Yes
Fog Lights Front -- No
Rear Window Defogger -- Yes
Sun Roof -- No
Chrome Grille -- Yes
Chrome Garnish -- Yes
Rear Brake Type -- Solid Discs Solid Discs
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Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Leather Seats No No
Fabric Upholstery Yes --
Leather Steering Wheel Yes --
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Advance Safety Feature Hill Start Assist Hill Start Assist --
Headlamp Type LED LED Projector Projector
Electric Adjustable Seats -- Yes
Driving Experience Control Eco -- Yes
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