Compare 2018 Ford Escape

Compare the 2018 Ford Escape in Boone, NC

There are plenty of small SUVs out there for you to consider, but you'll find the best of the bunch here at our Boone, NC Ford dealership near Banner Elk and Lenoir. The new 2018 Ford Escape offers you efficient and fun driving, plenty of safety and an ample cabin area for comfortable passenger seating and lots of cargo storage space.

To give you an idea of why the new 2018 Escape is such a great choice, you'll not only want to visit our Ford dealer serving Hickory and North Wilkesboro for a test drive, but you'll also want to explore what competing vehicles offer. Take a look through these comparisons between the new 2018 Escape with the latest versions of the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Rogue, then visit our Ford dealer serving Mountain City, TN today for a closer look.

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Honda CR-V Comparison in Boone, NC

The new Honda CR-V is one of the most popular small SUVs on the market, but the Escape may prove to be a better value. Explore some of the advantages the new Escape has over one of the most popular models in this segment, then visit us in Boone for a test drive.

  • The Escape starts off as the more affordable option, which means you'll be able to choose higher trims and add more options at a cost-friendlier rate than if you were customizing a CR-V to fit your needs.
  • The Escape offers two engine upgrades on top of its base four-cylinder, with the highest end 2.0-liter four delivering 245 horsepower, while the top turbocharged engine in the CR-V maxes out at 190 horsepower.
  • The 2018 Escape comes standard with HID headlights, a premium sound system and a rear parking aid, all of which are either unavailable or only added in higher trims of the CR-V.

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Toyota RAV4 Comparison in Boone, NC

Like the CR-V, the RAV4 is one of the more popular vehicles in the small crossover segment. Getting by on name recognition and offering strong safety features, the RAV4 is a perfectly fine choice, but the new Escape will take your dollar further and offer you more options for your engine choice. See how else the new Escape bests yet another competitor.

  • Once again, the multiple engine options with the Escape allow for more power, with a max 245-horsepower turbocharged four leading the charge. The RAV4 sticks to its 176-horsepower four-cylinder in all trims.
  • The engine upgrades allow the Escape to be configured to tow more, with a max rating of 3,500 pounds, compared to a maximum 1,500-pound towing capacity for the RAV4.
  • Furthermore, the Escape starts off at a lower price than the RAV4, so if you're looking for a base level setup while trying to save the most, the Ford option is the way to go.



2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson Comparison in Boone, NC

The new Hyundai Tucson is actually one of the lesser known SUVs on the market aand while we're sure it has some compelling qualities, it's no match for the three engine options of the Escape and the entire setup Ford designed to accommodate a versatile and safe ride for all your travels. See more of these comparisons by reading below.

  • In the middling trims, the SE for the Escape and SEL Plus for the Tucson, the Ford crossover offers a blend of better performance (179 horsepower with the 1.5-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four) and efficiency than what you'll find with the Hyundai model with its 2.0-liter four.
  • Standard features in the Escape include a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat, a high-end infotainment system, voice recognition and SiriusXM satellite radio, all of which either aren't available, or only offered as upgrades in the new Tucson.
  • While the Tucson is slightly larger in total interior space, the Escape is designed to better accommodate more cargo, even with passengers in the rear seats.

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Nissan Rogue Comparison in Boone, NC

While behind the CR-V and RAV4 in popularity, the new Rogue is a quick riser in the crossover segment, just like the Escape. In fact, these two crossovers compare pretty well, but you'll find the Escape is the better overall fit for driving around this region of North Carolina. See more by reading below.

  • The Rogue is going to set you back more price-wise when compared to the base level of the Escape, so keep that in mind if your budget is a crucial component in finding the perfect crossover.
  • Additionally, the Escape offers a longer 5-year / 60,000-mile roadside assistance program, while the Rogue maxes out with a 3-year / 36,000-mile agreement.
  • The two available turbocharged engine options with the Escape give you better performance and in some cases, better efficiency than the Rogue's lone four-cylinder option.


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