Compare 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Ford Escape
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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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FWD Latitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Latitude 22 31 $24,692 $24,795
4x4 Latitude 21 29 $26,187 $26,295
4x4 Upland 19 27 $26,187 $26,295
FWD Altitude 22 31 $26,653 $27,145
FWD Latitude Plus 22 31 $26,653 $27,145
4x4 Altitude 21 29 $28,133 $28,645
4x4 Latitude Plus 21 29 $28,133 $28,645
FWD High Altitude 23 31 $30,465 $31,200
FWD Limited 22 31 $30,465 $31,200
4x4 Trailhawk 18 24 $33,115 $33,945
4x4 Trailhawk Elite 18 24 $33,115 $33,945
4x4 High Altitude 19 27 $33,585 $34,445
4x4 Limited 19 27 $33,585 $34,445
FWD Overland 20 29 $35,677 $36,745
4x4 Overland 19 27 $37,157 $38,245
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,382
$24,692
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,105
$24,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$402 / month
$413 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.8
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 Jeep Cherokee appeals for its adventurous side, but it isn’t as roomy as rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 49.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 57.6
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.7 128
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 53.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 65.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 63.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34 25.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68 54.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34 25.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 30.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 36.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 41.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 13
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 37.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TRA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/60TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TRA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P225/60TR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3522 3590
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 180 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4500 171 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA EDE
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Trans Type
6 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.84
Trans Order Code
NA DFH
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.91
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.70
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.58
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Jeep Cherokee
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 160
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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