Ford Escape vs it's Competitors


Comparing the 2018 Ford Escape to the Competition at Miracle Ford near Mount Juliet

The compact crossover segment is gaining a lot of popularity these days and, whether you're the head of a Hendersonville, TN family, in charge of a Lebanon, TN carpooling group, or you just like to have some extra space as you cruise around Portland, TN, these vehicles are perfect for just about anyone's wants and needs behind the wheel! We here at Miracle Ford have no doubts that the Ford Escape deserves to be right at the top of your must-have automotive list but we know that savvy car-buyers from around the Gallatin, TN area demand more details than that! We don't expect you to take our word for it so, rather, we have a series of vehicle comparisons on this page, pitting the 2018 Ford Escape head to head with some of its main rivals. Check out the comparison information below, see the facts about how the Ford Escape bests the competition, and see why it could easily be the affordable and spacious compact crossover of your dreams.


2018 Ford Escape2018 Honda CR-V
 

The 2018 Ford Escape vs. the 2018 Honda CR-V

  • The 2018 Ford Escape's starting price of $23,850 MSRP is more affordable than the 2018 Honda CR-V's staring price of $24,150 MSRP, saving you money right away.
  • Coming standard with a 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, the Escape provides a much more enjoyable and engaging ride than the CR-V and its continuously variable-speed automatic transmission.
  • The Escape provides drivers and front passengers with considerably more front leg room than the CR-V, making even those longer trips much more comfortable.
  • When properly equipped, the Escape is capable of towing up to a maximum of 3,500 pounds; the CR-V, when properly equipped, can only tow a maximum of 1,500 pounds.
  • Additional exterior color options on the Escape ensure you'll be able to express your personality more easily at a glance than with the fewer options offered by the CR-V.
  • According to the NHTSA, both models received 5-star overall safety ratings.

2018 Ford Escape2018 Toyota RAV4
 

The 2018 Ford Escape vs. the 2018 Toyota RAV4

  • The 2018 Ford Escape's starting price of $23,850 MSRP is more affordable than the 2018 Toyota RAV4's starting price of $24,510 MSRP.
  • You'll enjoy more front head, hip, and leg room as well as more rear head and hip room in the Escape than in the RAV4, sure to please taller drivers and passengers.
  • A ground clearance of 7.9 inches in the Escape allows you to tackle larger obstacles in your path than the RAV4's shorter 6.1-inch ground clearance.
  • When properly equipped, the Escape is capable of towing up to a maximum of 3,500 pounds; the RAV4, when properly equipped, can only tow a maximum of 1,500 pounds.
  • According to the NHTSA, both models received 5-star overall safety ratings.

2018 Ford Escape2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
 

The 2018 Ford Escape vs. the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

  • The 2018 Ford Escape's starting price of $23,850 MSRP is considerably more affordable than the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport's staring price of $24,950 MSRP, allowing you to go up a trim level or add on optional packages to the Escape without necessarily spending as much money.
  • The Escape maintains and EPA-estimated 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway, easily outpacing the Santa Fe Sport on the long-hauls, as the Hyundai registers an EPA-estimated 21 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway. Choosing the Ford allows you to take longer trips without stopping at the pumps nearly as often.
  • A ground clearance of 7.9 inches allows the Escape to clear taller obstacles more easily than the Santa Fe Sport's 7.3-inch ground clearance.
  • According to the NHTSA, both models received 5-star overall safety ratings.

2018 Ford Escape2018 Kia Sportage
 

The 2018 Ford Escape vs. the 2018 Kia Sportage

  • A high ground clearance of 7.9 inches in the 2018 Ford Escape allows it more off-roading and obstacle-clearing capability than the 2018 Kia Sportage's 6.4-inch ground clearance.
  • Drivers and passengers alike will love than the Escape provides you with more front head, hip, and leg room as well as more rear shoulder and hip room, allowing you more space to stretch out than in the Sportage.
  • The Escape offers a standard cargo space of 34.3 cubic feet behind the second row and 67.8 cubic feet with the second row folded down, giving you tons of space to fill with all the items and tools you need; this easily trumps the Sportage's meager 30.7 cubic feet behind the second row and 60.1 cubic feet with the second row folded down.
  • Additional exterior color options in the Escape allows you to express yourself more easily at a glance than with the Sportage.
  • According to the NHTSA, both models received 5-star overall safety ratings.

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Experience the Difference a Ford Escape Can Make at our Gallatin, TN Dealership Today

Helping you find automotive satisfaction is what we're all about here at Miracle Ford! If you have any more questions for us about the Ford Escape compact crossover, another vehicle from our new Ford model selection, or any other service we offer here at our Gallatin, TN dealership location, please give us a call and we'd be happy to help. For everything else, we hope you come in to visit us in person soon so we can give you the hands-on car-buying experience we know you deserve.

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