Compare 2013 BMW X1 vs 2013 Ford Escape

2013 BMW X1
2013 Ford Escape
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 33 $29,900 $32,500
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $35,510 $38,600
X1 RWD 4-Door 28i 24 34 $28,335 $30,800
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4WD 4-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape 4WD 4-Door SE 22 30 $25,010 $26,820
Escape 4WD 4-Door SEL 22 30 $27,901 $29,920
Escape 4WD 4-Door Titanium 21 28 $29,953 $32,120
Escape FWD 4-Door S 22 31 $21,178 $22,470
Escape FWD 4-Door SE 23 33 $23,378 $25,070
Escape FWD 4-Door SEL 23 33 $26,269 $28,170
Escape FWD 4-Door Titanium 22 30 $28,321 $30,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,900
$25,010
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$26,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$447 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
In our first drive, the 2013 BMW X1 seems a little more enthusiastic than it is versatile. After eleven years, a change-up: the 2013 Ford Escape drops the faux-SUV pitch and reels off authentically athletic looks and performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.800
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 98.100
Second Leg Room (in)
34.90 36.800
Front Head Room (in)
41.00 39.900
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.400
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.00 56.000
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.00 39.000
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.00 55.300
Front Leg Room (in)
41.40 40.400
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
108.70 105.900
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.80 72.400
Track Width, Front (in)
59.10 61.500
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.60 7.900
Length, Overall (in)
176.50 178.100
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
60.80 66.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.20 61.600
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.70 34.300
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
14.80 68.100
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
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)
13.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.60 15.100
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 17.500
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.000
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P235/55R17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3726 3698
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.900
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1250 - 4800 184 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
N20 99X
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 - 6500 178 @ 5700
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 30
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.746
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.584
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.912
Trans Type
8 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 1.000
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30 2.943
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.964
Trans Order Code
NA 446
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.510
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.446
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 Ford Escape
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Semi-Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 6.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
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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