2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Ford Explorer

2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Ford Explorer

Unlike when they first arrived on the market, SUVs now come in all shapes and sizes. And just like Ford offers the best SUV lineup throughout the entire automotive industry, Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, offers the best selection of new Ford SUVs around. That includes the new Ford Escape and the new Ford Explorer.

The new Escape and new Explorer represent different sides of the Ford SUV spectrum. Yes, the Ford Expedition is larger and more powerful than the Explorer, and the new Ford EcoSport is smaller than the Escape, but these two models still perfectly represent the versatility of the Ford SUV lineup. Do you want more interior space and power? Or do you want better gas mileage and maneuverability? We’ll help you decide with this 2017 Ford Escape versus 2017 Ford Explorer head-to-head model comparison.

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2017 Ford Escape VS 2017 Ford Explorer
168 HP Horsepower 290 HP
170 lb-ft. Torque 255 lb-ft.
21/29 MPG City/Highway Gas Mileage 17/24 MPG
132.7 ft.3 Total Interior Volume 171.3 ft.3

Should I Purchase a New Ford Escape or a New Ford Explorer from Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Like we mentioned in our introduction, the new Ford Escape and new Ford Explorer offer different experiences. If you’re looking for power and interior volume, then the 2017 Ford Explorer is the right SUV for you. That’s because the 2017 Explorer offers 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque while still getting a beyond respectable 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon in the highway. It also provides 171.3 cubic-feet of passenger and cargo space.

The 2017 Ford Escape, on the other hand, is perfect for those who don’t need that much space and are looking for better fuel efficiency. The 2017 Escape offers 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque while getting 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway. And it still provides plenty of interior volume, too, with 132.7 cubic-feet of passenger and cargo space. The new Escape also has a starting price over $6,000 less than the new Explorer.

If you’d like to know more about either the 2017 Ford Escape or the 2017 Ford Explorer, please contact our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Escape front interior driver dash and infotainment system
2017 Ford Escape front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Explorer front interior driver dash and infotainment system
2017 Ford Explorer front interior passenger space

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