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2008 Ford Escape

2008 Honda CR-V

  2008 Ford Escape FWD 4-door I4 Auto XLT Angular Front Exterior View 2008 Honda CR-V 2WD 5dr EX Side Exterior View
MSRP
$19,140
$20,700
Invoice $18,104 $19,272
MPG
City/Highway
17/30 20/27
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Ford Escape looks better inside and out, but the curtain airbags, higher-output V-6 and Sync audio system in the upcoming 2009 model year version are worth the wait. Read Full Review The 2008 Honda CR-V doesn't have hip style or performance on tap, but it has the security, utility, and frugality that many sensible moms want. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Still looks good
  • New interior is a big improvement
  • Available Hybrid model
  • Comfortable for four adults

Dislikes:

  • Four-speed automatic
  • No third-row seat

Likes:

  • Smooth and refined powertrain
  • One of the safest vehicles of its size and type
  • Attractive yet simple instrument panel and controls
  • Especially frugal on fuel

Dislikes:

  • Transmission reluctant to downshift
  • Styling is ungainly to some eyes
  • Rear pillar obscures rearward vision
Crash Test Ratings
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