Compare 2004 Ford Escape vs 2004 Honda Element

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4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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
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2WD Manual DX
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 LX 21 26 $15,803 $17,100
4WD Manual DX 21 24 $16,172 $17,500
2WD Automatic LX 22 26 $16,540 $17,900
4WD Automatic DX 21 24 $16,909 $18,300
4WD Manual LX 21 24 $17,094 $18,500
2WD Manual EX 21 26 $17,463 $18,900
2WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 26 $17,693 $19,150
4WD Automatic LX 21 24 $17,832 $19,300
2WD Automatic EX 22 26 $18,201 $19,700
2WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 22 26 $18,431 $19,950
4WD Manual EX 21 24 $18,754 $20,300
4WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $18,985 $20,550
4WD Automatic EX 21 24 $19,492 $21,100
4WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $19,723 $21,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,391
$14,880
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$16,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$268 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 43.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
38.9 46.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
59.0 66.7
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
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x .5 11.1 x 0.9
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.7 - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3019 3331
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 45
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
127 @ 5400 160 @ 5500
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Honda Element
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
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

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