Compare 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Toyota Prius V

2016 Ford Escape
2016 Toyota Prius V
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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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5-Door Wgn Five
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Five 44 40 $28,798 $30,935
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Four 44 40 $27,644 $29,695
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Three 44 40 $26,121 $28,060
Prius v 5-Door Wgn Two 44 40 $24,834 $26,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,818
$28,798
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,540
$30,935
Monthly Payment Estimate
$459 / month
$516 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
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 Toyota Prius V is the largest, most practical, and most family-friendly vehicle in the Prius lineup.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 44 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 97.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 53.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 5.7
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 109.4
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 62
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 182.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.8 67.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34.3 34.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.3 34.3
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P215/50WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P215/50WR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3645 3340
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99X NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5700 134 @ 5200
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 44
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 42
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 40
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 -
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Toyota Prius v
Body Style
Sport Utility Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 4.3
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
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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