Compare 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Ford Escape

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FWD LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD LE 26 35 $23,983 $25,650
AWD LE 25 33 $25,292 $27,050
FWD XLE 26 35 $25,666 $27,450
AWD Hybrid LE 41 38 $26,180 $27,850
AWD XLE 25 33 $26,975 $28,850
AWD Hybrid XLE 41 38 $27,872 $29,650
FWD XLE Premium 26 35 $27,724 $29,650
AWD XLE Premium 25 33 $29,033 $31,050
AWD Adventure 25 33 $30,902 $33,050
FWD Limited 26 35 $31,463 $33,650
AWD Hybrid XSE 41 38 $31,821 $33,850
AWD Limited 25 33 $32,772 $35,050
AWD Hybrid Limited 41 38 $33,700 $35,850
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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

2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Compare Crossovers

The Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 crossover SUVs appear at more schools and offices than sack lunches.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,983
$23,382
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,650
$24,105
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$402 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run. The 2019 Ford Escape works well as a crossover SUV, but has the ride and handling of a smartly tuned hatchback.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
47.7 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.9 98.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 56
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 75
Track Width, Front (in)
63 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.4 7.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 105.9
Height, Overall (in)
67 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.6 34
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.6 34
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 68
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 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 12.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P235/55HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3370 3522
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
203 @ 6600 168 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 5000 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 21
Transmission
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.58
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.51
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.91
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 7.3
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