Compare 2015 Ford Escape vs 2015 Nissan Rogue

2015 Ford Escape
2015 Nissan Rogue
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4WD 4-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape 4WD 4-Door SE 22 29 $25,551 $27,400
Escape 4WD 4-Door Titanium 22 29 $29,361 $31,485
Escape FWD 4-Door S 22 31 $22,103 $23,450
Escape FWD 4-Door SE 23 32 $23,920 $25,650
Escape FWD 4-Door Titanium 23 32 $27,728 $29,735
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AWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rogue AWD 4-Door S 25 32 $22,855 $24,140
Rogue AWD 4-Door SL 25 32 $28,042 $29,630
Rogue AWD 4-Door SV 25 32 $24,460 $25,840
Rogue FWD 4-Door S 26 33 $21,579 $22,790
Rogue FWD 4-Door SL 26 33 $26,765 $28,280
Rogue FWD 4-Door SV 26 33 $23,185 $24,490
Rogue Select AWD 4-Door S 22 27 $20,878 $21,500
Rogue Select FWD 4-Door S 23 28 $19,569 $20,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,551
$22,855
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,400
$24,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$457 / month
$402 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
With athletic looks and the performance to match, plus a roomy interior and loads of available cabin tech and convenience features, the 2015 Ford Escape is bolder and more exciting than most rivals, without much compromise. The 2015 Nissan Rogue may have a small third row, but it's a better car than the previous generation in virtually every way.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 37.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 41.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.5
Second Head Room (in)
39 36.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 105.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 43
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 54
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.4
Length, Overall (in)
178.1 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.8 70
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34.3 39.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.3 39.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3645 3531
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
173 @ 5700 170 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500 175 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99X NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 0.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.64 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 5.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Nissan Rogue
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
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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