Compare 2014 Honda CR-V vs 2014 Ford Escape

2014 Honda CR-V
2014 Ford Escape
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2WD 5-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,717 $23,120
AWD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,887 $24,370
2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,683 $25,220
AWD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,853 $26,470
2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $26,164 $27,870
2WD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 23 31 $26,819 $28,570
AWD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $27,334 $29,120
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 23 31 $27,568 $29,370
AWD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 22 30 $27,989 $29,820
AWD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 22 30 $28,738 $30,620
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FWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 31 $21,772 $23,100
FWD 4-Door SE 23 32 $23,826 $25,550
4WD 4-Door SE 22 30 $25,457 $27,300
FWD 4-Door Titanium 23 32 $27,136 $29,100
4WD 4-Door Titanium 22 30 $28,769 $30,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,717
$21,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,120
$23,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda CR-V isn't exactly sprightly, but it nails efficiency on a few levels and finally brings more features to the family-wagon fight. With authentically athletic looks and performance balancing out good passenger space, cargo versatility, and loads of high-tech features, the 2014 Ford Escape is attractive to a wide range of buyers.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 56
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.1 98.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 178.1
Height, Overall (in)
64.7 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 105.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 34.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 34.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.9 67.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TJL
Front Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TJL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 3515
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4400 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 997
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 7000 168 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.94
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 4.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 1.91
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.54 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.51
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA 446
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 7.4 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
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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