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2016 Ford Escape vs. Competition

How Does the 2016 Ford Escape Stack Up Against the Competition?


If you're looking for a capable crossover, chances are you're shopping around for offerings from Ford as well as other automakers including Honda, Toyota and Jeep. Because we firmly believe that the 2016 Ford Escape is the best crossover to meet your driving needs, we've done the research to see how to compares to the competition. Have a look at our comparison below, and please reach out to us with any questions or to arrange a test drive. We hope to see you soon!


Ford Escape vs. Toyota RAV4

       2016 Ford Escape

Toyota Rav4

  •  The 2016 Ford Escape features a lower starting MSRP than the RAV4, coming in at almost $600 less.
  • The 2016 Ford Escape SE delivers the following standard features which are not even available in the comparably equipped Toyota RAV4 XLE: driver illuminated vanity mirror, passenger illuminated visor mirror, rear parking aid, and a leather steering wheel.
  • The Chassis in the 2016 Ford Escape is better equipped for towing than the Toyota RAV4. The Escape can tow a maximum of 2,000 pounds while the RAV4 lags behind at 1,500 pounds.

    Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V

    2016 Ford Escape

    Honda CRV


  • The 2016 Ford Escape features a lower starting MSRP than the Honda CR-V. The Escape comes in at $23,100 whereas the CR-V starts at $23,595.
  • The 2016 Ford Escape SE is equipped with a number of available features that cannot be equipped in the comparable Honda CR-V EX, including Multi-Zone A/C, Heated Mirrors, Navigation System, Satellite Radio, and a rear parking aid.
  • Similar to the Toyota RAV4, the Honda CR-V's chassis cannot compare to the Ford Escape. The Escape can tow 500 pounds more than the Honda CR-V.

    Ford Escape vs. Jeep Renegade
    2016 Ford Escape
    Jeep Renegade

    • The Jeep Renegades comparably equipped Lattitude trim offers a less powerful engine, producing 160 horsepower, compared to the Escape's 170.
    • Everyday essentials such as floor mats come standard on the Escape, but are "available" on the Renegade, meaning you'll have to shell out more of your hard-earned money for something that should be standard.
    • The Escape is roomier all around, boasting more passenger room in almost every respect than the Renegade. One example: front leg room measures in roughly two inches higher in the Escape than in the Renegade.

      Interested in learning more about how the Escape beats the competition? Come on down to our showroom to experience everything that this crossover has to offer. We hope to see you soon!