Compare the Ford Escape against the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4

Get legendary Ford performance and versatility in the Escape. This newly redesigned compact SUV takes on rivals like the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V to set the bar for its class. Years of engineering and power combine to make the new Escape one of the best-selling SUVs on the road, and now is your chance to own one. Ford of Londonderry has new Escape models in stock and friendly sales experts ready to assist you. We want to make sure you are as informed as possible before your purchase and will walk you through side-by-side comparisons of the Escape and its competitors. Whether you're loading up the crew for a day at the beach or enjoying a weekend trek to the mountains, let the Ford Escape be your ticket to freedom. Continue reading to see how the Escape stacks up against the competition, or contact us today for more information.

Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V

First, the Ford Escape takes on the iconic Honda CR-V. While similar in many ways, the Escape bests the CR-V in a few key areas.

  • Value: regarding pricing and value, the Ford Escape comes out ahead of the Honda CR-V. Not only does the Escape have a lower MSRP, but it also comes with more standard features than the CR-V to give drivers more bang for the buck.

  • Safety: If you're looking for a secure SUV to protect you and your family, the Escape outshines the CR-V again. The Escape received top (Good) ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as well as a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

  • Space: Both SUVs comfortably seat five passengers, giving plenty of room during your next cross-country road trip.

  • Performance: The Escape delivers better performance than the CR-V thanks to an available 245-horsepwer turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. The most powerful engine you can get with the CR-V is a 190-horsepower turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder.

  • Capacity: Tow more in the new Escape. This SUV has a towing capacity of 3,000 pounds, while the CR-V has a towing capacity of only 1,500 pounds.
2017 Ford Escape
2017 Honda CR-V

2017 Ford Escape
2017 Toyota RAV4

Ford Escape vs Toyota RAV4

Next, let's take a look at how the Ford Escape compares to the legendary Toyota RAV4.

  • Value: The Escape also comes in at a lower MSRP than the RAV4, giving you a comparable compact SUV at a more affordable price.

  • Safety: In terms of safety, the Escape received top (Good) ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) thanks to features such as a standard rearview camera, optional front and rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, and a drowsiness monitor-a feature not offered in the RAV4.

  • Features: Get more technology in the Escape with features like the new SYNC3 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration-a feature also not offered in the RAV4.

  • Performance: The Escape's available 245-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter engine delivers more performance than the RAV4's lone 176-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder option.

  • Warranties: Both SUVs come with three-year/36,000-mile basic warranties and five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranties for added confidence and peace of mind on the road.

Visit Ford of Londonderry

For more information and to check out our new Ford Escape inventory, make your way to Ford of Londonderry. While you're here, be sure to speak with our finance department. Our finance team will work to get you the best Ford loans and leasing options available.