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Compare 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson

2016 Ford Escape
2016 Hyundai Tucson
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4WD 4-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape 4WD 4-Door SE 22 29 $25,818 $27,540
Escape 4WD 4-Door Titanium 22 29 $29,760 $31,745
Escape FWD 4-Door S 22 31 $22,352 $23,590
Escape FWD 4-Door SE 23 32 $24,178 $25,790
Escape FWD 4-Door Titanium 23 32 $28,121 $29,995
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AWD 4-Door Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson AWD 4-Door Eco 25 31 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson AWD 4-Door Eco w/Beige Int 25 31 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson AWD 4-Door Limited 24 28 $29,680 $31,300
Tucson AWD 4-Door SE 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson AWD 4-Door SE w/Beige Int 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson AWD 4-Door Sport 24 28 $26,311 $27,550
Tucson AWD 4-Door Sport w/Beige Int 24 28 $26,311 $27,550
Tucson FWD 4-Door Eco 26 33 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson FWD 4-Door Eco w/Beige Int 26 33 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson FWD 4-Door Limited 25 30 $28,371 $29,900
Tucson FWD 4-Door SE 23 31 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson FWD 4-Door SE w/Beige Int 23 31 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson FWD 4-Door Sport 25 30 $24,995 $26,150
Tucson FWD 4-Door Sport w/Beige Int 25 30 $24,995 $26,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,818
$24,431
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,540
$25,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$459 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Ford Escape gives up a little comfort and utility in its quest to be the most exciting crossover SUV to drive. The 2016 Hyundai Tucson caters to drivers that put styling and features at the top of their crossover-SUV wish list.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 102.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 63.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 6.4
Length, Overall (in)
178.1 176.2
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 64.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.8 61.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34.3 31
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.3 31
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 34.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/60HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3645 3499
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
1.6 L/98 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5700 175 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
99X NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 5.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.32
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.93
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Hyundai Tucson
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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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