Compare 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

2017 Ford Escape
2017 Hyundai Tucson
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape S FWD 21 29 $22,920 $23,750
Escape SE 4WD 22 28 $25,785 $27,000
Escape SE FWD 23 30 $24,115 $25,250
Escape Titanium 4WD 22 28 $29,605 $31,000
Escape Titanium FWD 23 30 $27,935 $29,250
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Eco AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Eco AWD 25 30 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson Eco FWD 26 32 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson Limited AWD 24 28 $29,563 $31,175
Tucson Limited FWD 25 30 $28,254 $29,775
Tucson Night AWD 25 30 $27,862 $29,200
Tucson Night FWD 26 32 $26,546 $27,800
Tucson SE AWD 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson SE FWD 23 30 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson SE Plus AWD 21 26 $27,016 $28,150
Tucson SE Plus FWD 23 30 $25,693 $26,750
Tucson Sport AWD 24 28 $26,076 $27,300
Tucson Sport FWD 25 30 $24,760 $25,900
Tucson Value AWD 25 30 $26,687 $27,950
Tucson Value FWD 26 32 $25,371 $26,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,920
$24,431
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,750
$25,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Ford Escape foregoes a bit of utility in the name of style and sportiness, making it one of the better crossovers to drive. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson doesn't live on the cutting edge, but it's an attractive, economical crossover SUV that's worth a spot on your shopping list.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 102.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 54.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.2
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12
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)
12 11.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 34.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/60HR17
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3515 3499
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel 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
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4500 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 175 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.04
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Hyundai Tucson
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 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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