Compare 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid vs 2012 Ford Escape

2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
2012 Ford Escape
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2WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 20 23 $69,049 $73,850
4WD 4-Door 20 23 $71,434 $76,400
2WD 4-Door Platinum 20 23 $77,880 $83,295
4WD 4-Door Platinum 20 23 $80,265 $85,845
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FWD 4-Door XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door XLS 23 28 $20,315 $21,440
FWD 4-Door XLT 21 28 $23,222 $24,870
FWD 4-Door Limited 21 28 $24,587 $26,370
4WD 4-Door XLT 20 27 $24,815 $26,620
4WD 4-Door Limited 20 27 $26,180 $28,120
FWD 4-Door Hybrid 34 31 $28,409 $30,570
4WD 4-Door Hybrid 30 27 $30,002 $32,320
FWD 4-Door Hybrid Limited 34 31 $30,692 $33,080
4WD 4-Door Hybrid Limited 30 27 $32,285 $34,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,049
$20,315
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,850
$21,440
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1231 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Ford Escape still antes up solid crossover bona fides, but its sluggish handling and plasticky interior are ready for retirement
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.6
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
60.5 53.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
60.8 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 56.6
Third Leg Room (in)
25.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.2
Third Hip Room (in)
49.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.5
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in)
21.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 43.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.6 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
202.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
75.9 67.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
21.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
NA -
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 103.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.0 71.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
NA -
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.2
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 174.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
60.3 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 66.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.9 67.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 37.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 0.79 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.18 11.9 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25 16.5
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 40.1
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.0 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 17.5
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA -
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QST T53
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2124 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P285/45R22 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2124 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QST T53
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA -
Front Tire Size
P285/45R22 P235/70R16
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5800 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 225
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
870 225
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5800 1500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3550 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2909 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7300 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3250 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2970 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3268
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
22 x 9.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
22 x 9.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.8 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA 550
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
332 @ 5100 171 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
367 @ 4100 171 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LZ1 997
Displacement
6.0L/364 2.5L/152
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 23
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.70 3.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.70 1.94
Trans Order Code
M99 443
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.25
Trans Type
4 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.13
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Ford Escape
Body Code
NA -
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3925 -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link w/Coil Springs Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3250 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-type -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 7.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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