Compare 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Toyota Prius V vs 2017 Toyota Prius

2017 Ford Escape
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2017 Toyota Prius V
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2017 Toyota Prius
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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
Select style
Four
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius Four 54 50 $27,122 $29,135
Prius Four Touring 54 50 $27,941 $30,015
Prius One 54 50 $22,067 $23,475
Prius Three 54 50 $24,888 $26,735
Prius Three Touring 54 50 $26,173 $28,115
Prius Two 54 50 $23,204 $24,685
Prius Two Eco 58 53 $23,655 $25,165
Prius Prime Advanced N/A N/A $31,776 $33,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,920
$28,798
$27,122
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,750
$30,935
$29,135
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$516 / month
$486 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
5.8
6.5
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. The 2017 Toyota Prius closes the gap between "driving a hybrid" and "driving a normal car," even though it still looks like nothing else on the road.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 43 mpg 54 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 39 mpg 50 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 53.5 51.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.9 55
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.6 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.2 53
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.3 43.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.1 97.2 93.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 53.5 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 35.9 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.6 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 69.9 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.2 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 5.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 109.4 106.3
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 62 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.5 60.6
Length, Overall (in)
- 182.9 178.7
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 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- - 27.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.5 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 10.8 10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 11.9 11.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 38.1 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P215/50WR17 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P215/50WR17 P195/65SR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 - -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3515 3340 3050
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact NA
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4500 105 @ 4000 105 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 134 @ 5200 121 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 43 54
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 41 52
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 39 50
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 - -
Trans Order Code
446 NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 - -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 - -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.11 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - -
Trans Type
6 1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Wagon Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Toyota Prius v Toyota Prius
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 4.3 3.4
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
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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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