Compare 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

2019 Ford Escape
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 21 29 $23,382 $24,105
FWD SE 23 30 $25,441 $26,500
4WD SE 22 28 $26,880 $28,000
FWD SEL 23 30 $27,307 $28,445
4WD SEL 22 28 $28,747 $29,945
FWD Titanium 22 29 $31,315 $32,620
4WD Titanium 21 27 $32,756 $34,120
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2.4L Automatic FWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.4L Automatic FWD SE 22 29 $24,749 $25,750
2.4L Automatic AWD SE 21 27 $26,355 $27,450
2.4L Automatic FWD SEL 22 29 $26,358 $27,600
2.4L Automatic AWD SEL 21 27 $27,956 $29,300
2.4L Automatic FWD SEL Plus 22 29 $28,426 $29,800
2.4L Automatic AWD SEL Plus 21 27 $30,024 $31,500
2.4L Automatic FWD Limited 22 29 $31,058 $32,600
2.0T Automatic FWD Limited 20 25 $32,562 $34,200
2.4L Automatic AWD Limited 21 27 $32,656 $34,300
2.4L Automatic FWD Ultimate 22 29 $33,737 $35,450
2.0T Automatic AWD Limited 19 24 $34,160 $35,900
2.0T Automatic FWD Ultimate 20 25 $35,288 $37,100
2.4L Automatic AWD Ultimate 21 27 $35,335 $37,150
2.0T Automatic AWD Ultimate 19 24 $36,886 $38,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,382
$24,749
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,105
$25,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$402 / month
$429 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.7
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 Hyundai Santa Fe is a convincing crossover SUV with room for families and cargo.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 44.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.7 110.7
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 57.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 41.2
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 59.1
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.3
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 108.9
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 64.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 74.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68 71.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12
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 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P235/65TR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P235/65TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3522 3591
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
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
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4500 178 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 185 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.49
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.80
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.77
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.08
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.76
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
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