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Compare 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Toyota RAV4

2016 Ford Escape
2016 Toyota RAV4
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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 LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 AWD 4-Door LE 22 29 $24,077 $25,750
RAV4 AWD 4-Door Limited 22 29 $30,770 $32,910
RAV4 AWD 4-Door SE 22 29 $28,672 $30,665
RAV4 AWD 4-Door XLE 22 29 $25,871 $27,670
RAV4 FWD 4-Door LE 23 30 $22,768 $24,350
RAV4 FWD 4-Door Limited 23 30 $29,461 $31,510
RAV4 FWD 4-Door SE 23 30 $27,363 $29,265
RAV4 FWD 4-Door XLE 23 30 $24,562 $26,270
RAV4 Hybrid AWD 4-Door Limited 34 31 $31,593 $33,610
RAV4 Hybrid AWD 4-Door XLE 34 31 $26,667 $28,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,818
$24,077
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,540
$25,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$459 / month
$429 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
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 RAV4 is a competent crossover utility with a new Hybrid model this year, updated safety systems, and lots of interior space.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 101.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 54.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 48.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
178.1 181.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 65.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 104.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.3 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.8 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34.3 38.4
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 Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3645 3570
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500 172 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
99X NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5700 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.42
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.90
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 7.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
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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