2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Mazda CX-3

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Mazda CX-3

The Ford Escape has long been one of our favorite new Ford SUVs here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. For proof of that statement, just check out our online inventory, where we routinely have over 200 new Ford Escape models available. And that inventory is now more powerful, more capable and more efficient than ever before thanks to the arrival of the 2018 Ford Escape.

There are many reasons why we love the 2018 Ford Escape so much here at Brandon Ford. Thanks to new engine options that up the capability and efficiency of the Escape to new heights, and an interior that’s more spacious and more comfortable than ever before, the new Ford Escape is the perfect choice for anyone looking to purchase a new SUV. To see what we mean, just check out this 2018 Ford Escape versus 2018 Mazda CX-3 head-to-head model comparison.

2018 Ford Escape


2018 Mazda CX-3

168 HP Horsepower 146 HP
170 lb-ft. Torque 146 lb-ft.
98.7 ft.3 Total Passenger Space 87.6 ft.3
34.0 ft.3 Cargo Space 12.4 ft.3

2018 Ford Escape: More Horsepower, More Torque, More Passenger Space and More Cargo Capacity than the 2018 Mazda CX-3

We mentioned the 2018 Ford Escape offers you the choice between multiple powerful and efficient engines, but for the purposes of this comparison, we’re looking only at the base engine. Even then, the new Ford Escape impresses. That’s because the base engine of the 2018 Ford Escape pumps out 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. And, just so you know, the top-of-the-line new Ford Escape engine offers 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The sole engine available for the 2018 Mazda CX-3 can only provide you with 146 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque.

We also mentioned the interior of the 2018 Ford Escape is roomier and more functional than ever before. We say that because the new Ford Escape offers 98.7 cubic-feet of total passenger volume and 34 cubic-feet of cargo space. The new Mazda CX-3, on the other hand, offers you only 87.6 cubic-feet of total passenger volume and 12.4 cubic-feet of cargo space. So, you’re not only getting more engine options and more power with the 2018 Escape, you’re also getting a lot more room inside.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2018 Ford Escape, please reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

Ford Edge front side exterior while towing
Ford Explorer front side exterior