Compare the Ford Escape

Compare the Ford Escape

Compare the 2018 Ford Escape to the 2018 Toyota RAV4!

If you're in the market for a new compact SUV because you're looking for spacious versatility, powerful towing ability, high-tech features, or family friendly functionality, you can find it all in the new 2018 Ford Escape. The Escape offers a spacious cabin with comfortable seating for five passengers, plenty of cargo space and a suite of entertainment and safety technology to keep everyone happy. Under the hood, the 2018 Escape offers three engine options, including two turbocharged engines, providing you with plenty of towing power and a more fun experience behind the wheel. With three Escape trim levels to choose from, including: SE, SEL and Titanium, we're confident that we have a new 2018 Escape model here for everyone at O'Daniel Ford Inc. To provide you with some perspective around how unique the new 2018 Escape is, we're going to compare it to the new 2018 Toyota RAV4, giving you a side by side look at how the Escape continues to stand above the competition.

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Toyota RAV4

Ford EscapeToyota RAV4
City Fuel Economy2129
Highway Fuel Economy2330
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel TypeRegular unleadedRegular unleaded

2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4

  • At base model MSRP price, the new 2018 Escape is less expensive than the RAV4, starting at $23,850 compared to the $24,410 starting MSRP price of the RAV4.
  • The new Escape comes equipped with the new Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system while the RAV4 comes equipped with the Toyota Entune infotainment system, both offering hands-free smartphone connectivity. However, the SYNC 3 system offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, while the Entune system relies on its own control system.
  • Under the hood, the new RAV4 offers a slightly more powerful standard engine than the Escape. However, the RAV4 is only available with that one engine, while the Escape offers three engine options, including a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 240-horsepower.
  • With that extra power under the hood, the Escape is able to easily best the RAV4 in towing ability, offering up to 3,500 pounds of towing capacity compared to 1,500 pounds from the RAV4.
  • There's more head and legroom in the front and rear of the Escape than there is in the RAV4.

The best way to figure out if the new 2018 Ford Escape is the right fit for you is to join us at O'Daniel Ford Inc. to view our entire selection of new Escape models and take your choice of models out for a test drive around West Haven, IN today!

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O'Daniel Ford Inc.

631 Lincoln Highway West
Directions New Haven, IN 46774

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