Compare 2022 Ford Escape vs 2022 Mazda CX-5

2022 Ford Escape
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S AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape S AWD 26 31 $27,412 $28,260
Escape S FWD 28 34 $25,957 $26,760
Escape SE AWD 26 31 $28,411 $29,595
Escape SE FWD 28 34 $26,971 $28,095
Escape SE Hybrid AWD 43 37 $30,163 $31,420
Escape SE Hybrid FWD 44 37 $28,723 $29,920
Escape SE Plug-In Hybrid FWD N/A N/A $33,783 $35,190
Escape SEL AWD 22 31 $32,967 $34,340
Escape SEL FWD 28 34 $29,251 $30,470
Escape SEL Hybrid AWD 43 37 $32,439 $33,790
Escape SEL Hybrid FWD 44 37 $30,994 $32,285
Escape SEL Plug-In Hybrid FWD N/A N/A $36,409 $37,925
Escape Titanium AWD 22 31 $35,405 $36,880
Escape Titanium Hybrid AWD 43 37 $34,877 $36,330
Escape Titanium Hybrid FWD 44 37 $33,437 $34,830
Escape Titanium Plug-In Hybrid FWD N/A N/A $38,818 $40,435
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2.5 S AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 2.5 S AWD 24 30 $25,415 $25,900
CX-5 2.5 S Carbon Edition AWD 24 30 $29,834 $30,720
CX-5 2.5 S Preferred Package AWD 24 30 $28,747 $29,600
CX-5 2.5 S Premium Package AWD 24 30 $31,054 $32,310
CX-5 2.5 S Premium Plus Package AWD 24 30 $32,630 $33,950
CX-5 2.5 S Select Package AWD 24 30 $27,097 $27,900
CX-5 2.5 Turbo AWD 22 27 $34,982 $36,400
CX-5 2.5 Turbo Signature AWD 22 27 $37,145 $38,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,412
$25,415
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,260
$25,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$471 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Ford Escape brings hybrid excellence and middling seat and interior quality to a hotly competitive class. The 2022 Mazda CX-5 prioritizes style and handling over more familiar crossover traits like roominess.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104 103.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.7 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
40 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 106.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
181.3 180.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.5 30
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
37.8 38
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.4 41.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
65.4 59.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.5 30
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
57.3 57
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.8 32.4
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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)
- 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.8 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3474 3717
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 3000 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
996 NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 187 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.45
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.02
Trans Order Code
448 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
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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2022 Ford Escape
  • 2022 Escape supplies improving
  • Lease: From $404/mo
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  • Finance: From 0.9% APR
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2022 Mazda CX-5
  • 2022 CX-5 selection adequate
  • Lease: From $269/mo
  • Rebates: Up to $500 off
  • Financing: From 1.9% APR
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