Compare 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Ford Escape
2019 Honda CR-V
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape S FWD 21 29 $23,382 $24,105
Escape SE 4WD 22 28 $26,880 $28,000
Escape SE FWD 23 30 $25,441 $26,500
Escape SEL 4WD 22 28 $28,747 $29,945
Escape SEL FWD 23 30 $27,307 $28,445
Escape Titanium 4WD 21 27 $32,756 $34,120
Escape Titanium FWD 22 29 $31,315 $32,620
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V EX 2WD 28 34 $25,677 $27,350
CR-V EX AWD 27 33 $26,987 $28,750
CR-V EX-L 2WD 28 34 $28,017 $29,850
CR-V EX-L AWD 27 33 $29,328 $31,250
CR-V LX 2WD 26 32 $22,962 $24,450
CR-V LX AWD 25 31 $24,273 $25,850
CR-V Touring 2WD 28 34 $30,825 $32,850
CR-V Touring AWD 27 33 $32,136 $34,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,382
$25,677
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,105
$27,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$402 / month
$456 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Escape works well as a crossover SUV, but has the ride and handling of a smartly tuned hatchback. The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 49.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.7 102.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 38
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
178.1 180.6
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 104.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34 39.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34 39.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68 75.8
Brakes
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 10.2
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 11.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 14
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3522 3358
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4500 179 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 190 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 30
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 1.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
NA 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 2.65 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 5.64
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
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Honda CR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 5.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 410
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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2019 Ford Escape
  • 2019 Escape still in decent supply; 2020s arriving
  • Up to $4,425 factory cash on 2019s; $1,000 on 2020s
  • Lease from a 2019 from $209 for 36 months
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months + $1,175 bonus on 2019s
2019 Honda CR-V
  • Refreshed 2020 CR-V is here
  • Rebates: Up to $500 off
  • Lease: From $249/mo.
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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