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Ford Escape Hybrid vs. Ford Escape

When we compare the Ford Escape Hybrid to the Ford Escape, the Ford Escape Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and base engine power. The Ford Escape has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Ford Escape Hybrid versus the Ford Escape, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Ford Escape Hybrid versus Ford Escape Pricing

For a new model, the Ford Escape Hybrid's price is between $30,852 and $42,335, with the Ford Escape priced between $28,770 and $41,513.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford Escape Hybrid’s base engine makes 200 horsepower, and the Ford Escape base engine makes 181 horsepower. The Escape Hybrid is rated to deliver an average of 41 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 529 miles. The Escape is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 503 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Ford Escape, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more rear leg room and trunk space. The Ford Escape Hybrid and Ford Escape are comparable in regards to front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Ford Escape Hybrid and the Ford Escape have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Ford Escape has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.

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2022 Ford Escape Hybrid

2022 Ford Escape

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,852 - $42,335

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$28,770 - $41,513

Used Asking Price:

$18,890 - $29,485

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.0 / 10

Retained Value:

6.5 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 21
11 / 21

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 24
6 / 24
12 / 14
13 / 24
14 / 61
15 / 61
21 / 28
25 / 61
38 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

The Ford Escape is a compact five-person SUV with a smooth ride and efficient engine options. The current Escape was redesigned for the 2020 model year, with new models costing an average of $29,828 and 3-year-old models averaging $20,407.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • Roomy interior
  • Sharp handling with a smooth ride
  • Wide range of powertrains

  • Cheap interior materials
  • Top trims are too pricey
  • Small front seat cushions

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SE, SEL, Titanium

Trim Levels

S, SE, SEL, Titanium

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

200 hp @ 6250 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.056 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

181 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

190 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.055 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

44 / 37 / 41

Range (city/hwy):

629 / 529 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

3

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

28 / 34 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

414 / 503 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Cargo Space:

34.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

60.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

133.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Cargo Space:

37.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

65.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

141.5 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3550 lbs

Width:

85.6 inches

Height:

65.9 inches

Length:

180.5 inches

Wheelbase:

106.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3302 lbs

Width:

85.6 inches

Height:

66.1 inches

Length:

180.5 inches

Wheelbase:

106.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

225/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

225/65R17