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2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Ford Escape | Kansas City, MO

2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Ford Escape | Kansas City, MO

The crossover segment is a competitive one, so it can be difficult to decide which vehicle is the right choice for you. This comparison looks at two crossover models – the 2019 Honda CR-V and 2019 Ford Escape – to help you decide which model will suit you best.

Interior Space

Whether you’re using your crossover to haul your family around or pack up your gear for a weekend getaway, you likely want an ample amount of interior space. While both the CR-V and the Escape offer that, when it comes down to the numbers, the CR-V offers more space. The CR-V boasts a total passenger volume of 105.9 cubic feet compared to the Escape’s 98.8 cubic feet. It also offers 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats and a maximum cargo capacity of 75.8 cubic feet. The Escape only offers 34 cubic feet behind the second row and 68 cubic feet in total.

Performance & Efficiency

While the 2019 Escape offers you the choice of three engines compared to the CR-V’s two, the CR-V still manages to beat out the majority of the Escape’s engines when it comes to power.

The CR-V offers a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine as standard, putting out 184 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. This engine outperforms the Escape’s standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which produces 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque.

When you compare the two models’ secondary engine options, you will find the same result. The CR-V offers a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, producing 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque – more than the Escape’s second engine option, which is a 1.5-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine that puts out 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.

With more power, you would expect the CR-V to suffer when it comes to fuel efficiency. That’s not the case, though. The CR-V boasts a fuel-efficiency rating of up to 26 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.* The Escape’s fuel-efficiency rating is only 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.

For a crossover that’s efficient, strong, and spacious, choose the CR-V over the Escape. You can find the CR-V and other Honda models at Honda of Tiffany Springs.

*26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX trims. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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