2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Honda CR-V

There’s no better place to start your search for a new crossover SUV than with Ford. And there’s no better place to go for a new Ford crossover SUV than right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Ford offers a number of crossover SUV models, including the impressive 2017 Ford Escape. With powerful and efficient engine options, a roomy and comfortable interior, a sleek and stylish exterior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, the new Ford Escape is primed and ready to leap to the head of the crossover SUV class.

To see what we mean, we decided to put the new Escape up against one of its fiercest competitors – the new Honda CR-V. So, let’s take a closer look at our 2017 Ford Escape versus 2017 Honda CR-V head-to-head model comparison to see which crossover SUV is the right match for you and your needs.

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2017 Ford Escape VS 2017 Honda CR-V
240 HP Horsepower 184 HP
270 lb-ft. Torque 180 lb-ft.
23/30 MPG City/Highway Gas Mileage 26/32 MPG
3500 lbs. Max Towing 1500 lbs.

What are the Advantages of the 2017 Ford Escape?

As you can see in the table above, the 2017 Ford Escape completely outperforms the 2017 Honda CR-V in terms of horsepower and torque. The new Ford Escape can pump out 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque, compared to only 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque from the new Honda CR-V. That additional power does mean you’ll have to sacrifice some gas mileage, though it’s not much. The 2017 Escape gets 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway, compared to 26 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway from the 2017 CR-V.

But while that additional power means you’ll have to sacrifice a little bit of fuel efficiency, it also means you’re getting more pull for your buck. What we mean by that is that the 2017 Ford Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds, while the 2017 Honda CR-V can only tow up to 1,500 pounds.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford Escape and everything it brings to the table, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff near Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Escape front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Escape front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Escape full interior passenger space
2017 Ford Escape rear interior cargo space

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