2018 Ford Escape vs Toyota CR-V

The 2018 Ford Escape Shines in Ways the Competition Can't

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Competitive advantages for compact crossover SUVs can be important when it comes to the research that you put in to discover an ideal daily driver for the future.

While every vehicle in the marketplace will have one or a few advantages over some of the competing models that you may be considering, you really start to see the superior characteristics shine through when the advantage list continues to grow.

With the 2018 Ford Escape here at Orchid Isle Auto Center, you can look forward to a lengthy list of advantages that the competition simply can't offer.

2018 Ford Escape vs.

2018 Honda CR-V

  • The Ford Escape SE comes with a 1.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine that can support a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, 500 pounds greater than what the comparable CR-V engine can offer
  • Ford SYNC technology incorporates satellite radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, navigation and connectivity into one seamless technological interface for you to enjoy. This Ford Escape technology is preferable to what the Honda CR-V can provide you
  • Greater front leg room in the Ford Escape elevates comfort expectations over the Honda model
  • A standard CD player is great for playing your favorite discs when trying to pass time in traffic, while not an available feature for the base CR-V model

2018 Ford Escape vs.

2018 Toyota RAV4

  • The Ford Escape's SE 1.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine holds advantages over the comparable RAV4 engine in horsepower, torque and maximum tow ratings respectively
  • This new Ford model matches what the Toyota RAV4 can produce in combined fuel economy at 26 miles per gallon, proving that superior power doesn't have to come at the cost of efficiency
  • Head space and leg space in both rows are more advantageous for the Ford Escape over its Toyota competition
  • Five stars in overall frontal crash ratings for the Escape proves to be more reassuring than the four stars that the RAV4 can offer in this category

Ford Escape
Toyota RAV4Honda CR-V
Starting MSRP$28,790$26,698$25,125
City Fuel Economy232326
Highway Fuel Economy303032
Engine torque
177 ft-lbs. @ 2500 rpm
172 ft-lbs. @ 4100 rpm 180 ft-lbs. @ 3900 rpm
Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
42.6 in.
41.3 in.

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