Compare 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Toyota Prius V

2017 Ford Escape
2017 Toyota Prius V
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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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Five
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius v Five 43 39 $28,798 $30,935
Prius v Four 43 39 $27,643 $29,695
Prius v Three 43 39 $26,121 $28,060
Prius v Two 43 39 $24,833 $26,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,920
$28,798
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,750
$30,935
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$516 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
5.8
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 Toyota Prius V is the largest Prius model offered, though it's now also one of the oldest.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 43 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Midsize Station Wagons
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 97.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 53.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.5
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 109.4
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
Length, Overall (in)
178.1 182.9
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 62
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 10.8
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 11.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3515 3340
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 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 134 @ 5200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 43
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front 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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Toyota Prius v
Body Style
Sport Utility Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 4.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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