Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




Compare 2004 Ford Escape vs 2004 Honda Element

2004 Ford Escape Change
2004 Honda Element Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
2WD DX Manual
Switch Style

Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Manual DX 21 26 $14,880 $16,100
2WD Automatic DX 22 26 $15,618 $16,900
2WD Manual EX 21 26 $17,463 $18,900
2WD Automatic EX 22 26 $18,201 $19,700
2WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 26 $17,693 $19,150
2WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 22 26 $18,431 $19,950
4WD Manual DX 21 24 $16,172 $17,500
4WD Automatic DX 21 24 $16,909 $18,300
4WD Manual EX 21 24 $18,754 $20,300
4WD Automatic EX 21 24 $19,492 $21,100
4WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $18,985 $20,550
4WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $19,723 $21,350
2WD Manual LX 21 26 $15,803 $17,100
2WD Automatic LX 22 26 $16,540 $17,900
4WD Manual LX 21 24 $17,094 $18,500
4WD Automatic LX 21 24 $17,832 $19,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,391
$14,880
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$16,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$268 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.1
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.1 103.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 43.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 173 166.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 70.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 101.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.2 74.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.1 25.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 38.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 46.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 66.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.1 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x .5 11.1 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.9
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.26
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3019 3331
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 45
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99B NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 160 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.59 4.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.53
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.04
Trans Order Code 443 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Honda Element
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Compact
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Control-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.