Compare 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2019 Ford Escape
2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
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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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ES FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Eclipse Cross ES FWD 26 29 $23,058 $23,595
Eclipse Cross ES S-AWC 25 28 $23,389 $24,195
Eclipse Cross LE S-AWC 25 26 $24,356 $25,195
Eclipse Cross SE S-AWC 25 26 $25,806 $26,695
Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC 25 26 $27,256 $28,195
Eclipse Cross SP S-AWC 25 26 $25,318 $26,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,382
$23,058
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,105
$23,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$402 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
4.6
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 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a fresh start from an automaker looking for new ideas. Emphasis on start, there.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 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 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.7 94.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 53
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 52
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
39 37.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 105.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 71.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34 22.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34 22.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68 48.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.9
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 11.6
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 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 35
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P215/70HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P215/70HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3522 3285
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
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 184 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 152 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.63 - 0.66
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 6.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 1.96
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.52
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.40
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
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 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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2019 Ford Escape
  • 2019 Escape still easy to find; 2020s arriving
  • Up to $4,750 factory cash on 2019s; $1,000 on 2020s
  • Lease from a 2019 from $209 for 36 months
  • APR as low as 0% APR for 60 months + bonus cash
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2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
  • 2020 Eclipse Cross arriving; 2019s still on sale
  • $2,000 rebate on 2019s; $500 + bonus cash on 2020s
  • Lease a 2019 from $269 for 36 months
  • 0% APR for 72 months + $500 + no payment for 90 days on 2019s
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