2018 Kia Soul Vs. 2018 Ford Escape Fontana, CA
Come by Valley Kia of Fontana to compare the all-new 2018 Kia Soul versus the 2018 Ford Escape. New for 2018, available Kia Drive Wise driver-assistance technology means you’ll be at your best when you’re behind the wheel. That’s confidence. Autonomous Emergency Braking works independently of the driver in critical situations, applying the brakes to help prevent or lessen the effects of a frontal collision. Smart Cruise Control is a radar-based technology that helps you adapt to changing conditions on the road and maintain a safe distance from vehicles in front by automatically slowing or accelerating your Soul when needed. Soul offers the very latest breakthroughs in automotive technology, ensuring you peace of mind while offering the latest in both convenience and entertainment as well. From a 4.3" thin film transistor LCD display to Apple Carplay, all the way to an available Rear-Camera Display, the Soul is loaded with advanced car technology.
Featuring smart passive safety systems, like a reinforced structure and advanced airbags, the Soul is designed to help deliver added protection. So you can drive with peace of mind. The advanced airbag system features dual front, front-seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags. High-tech sensors can detect the level of an impact and presence of a front passenger, helping to control airbag inflation. Complete with over-the-lap and shoulder straps, each seat in the Soul includes 3-point seat belts to help secure you and your passengers during an impact. And front seat-belt pretensioners are made to tighten up the slack on seat belts to help keep occupants restrained during certain collisions. ecurely and conveniently install a child seat with the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system. Plus, rear child-safety door locks allow you to turn off the interior door-opening mechanism, preventing passengers from opening the rear doors from the inside. Smart active safety systems, such as Hill-Start Assist Control and the Brake Assist System, work automatically by sensing and adapting to your driving conditions. It’s active, more precise control no matter the road. A suite of active technologies designed to keep you in control. The Traction Control System helps avoid wheel spin when you accelerate, while Electronic Stability Control helps you stay on course with improved stability. Vehicle Stability Management offers increased steering control when driving in harsh road conditions, and Hill-Start Assist Control helps keep your vehicle in place as you move off an incline.
When compared to the 2018 Kia Soul, the 2018 Ford Escape falls short. Escape has a long list of features that enhance your comfort and convenience. There’s the available Panoramic Vista Roof that extends more natural light to all occupants. The available heated steering wheel keeps your hands warm on the coldest days. Available SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Navigation with SiriusXM Traffic with Travel Link provides a variety of entertainment choices in addition to navigation and traffic alerts. And that’s for starters. Available bi-xenon HID headlamps provide a brighter light, last longer, and use less energy than conventional bulbs. HID lighting along with signature light-emitting diodes is standard on Escape Titanium. Signature Lighting is standard on the SEL model. The Ford Escape is a capable SUV. It has versatile seating/cargo combinations. And it’s engineered to deliver the performance your lifestyle requires. Depending on the model you choose, you have a 2.5L I-4 with intake variable cam design, a 1.5L turbocharged EcoBoost engine, or a 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost rated at 245 horsepower. Handling control comes courtesy of standard AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, Curve Control and Torque Vectoring Control.
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