Compare 2014 Toyota RAV4 vs 2014 Ford Escape

2014 Toyota RAV4
2014 Ford Escape
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FWD 4-Door LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LE 24 31 $22,020 $23,550
AWD 4-Door LE 22 29 $23,329 $24,950
FWD 4-Door XLE 24 31 $23,375 $25,000
AWD 4-Door XLE 22 29 $24,684 $26,400
FWD 4-Door Limited 24 31 $26,478 $28,320
AWD 4-Door Limited 22 29 $27,787 $29,720
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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
$22,020
$21,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,550
$23,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 is sensible and spacious; but if driving fun is a priority, you can do better. 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
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.9 98.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 52.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
179.9 178.1
Height, Overall (in)
65.4 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 105.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 7.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 34.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.4 67.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
38.4 34.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TJL
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TJL
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P235/55HR17
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)
3435 3515
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4100 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 997
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
176 @ 6000 168 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.81 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA 446
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 (Est) 7.4 (Est)
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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