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Engines & Power

Sportage Base FWD

Escape XLS FWD

Standard Engine 2.4L 176 hp I4 2.5L 171 hp I4
Horsepower 176 @ 6000 RPM 171 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 168 @ 4000 RPM 171 @ 4500 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2359 2488
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.46 X 3.82 3.50 X 3.94
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.7:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/MPFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Sportage Base FWD

Escape XLS FWD

Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual Overdrive 5-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Sportage Base FWD

Escape XLS FWD

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.00 99.50
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 26.10 31.40
Standard Towing (lb.) 2000 1500
Max Towing (lb.) 2000 1500
Standard Payload (lb.) No data 1000
Max Payload (lb.) No data 1000
Standard GVWR (lb.) 4497 4320
Max GVWR (lb.) 4497 4440

Braking & Traction

Sportage Base FWD

Escape XLS FWD

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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