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2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,549
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,255

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Escape was last refreshed in 2017, and for 2020, it gets a full redesign that further enhances its sporty yet efficient design. The Escape is poised against rivals like the Toyota ...

2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Buick Encore is a subcompact crossover much like the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, and Mazda CX-3. For 2020, it receives a few light updates. Previously, the Encore had a premium engi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
10
writes:
Great

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
--
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,026 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 168.4 in
Width 85.6 in 70.1 in
Height 68.6 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Azure Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White
  • WINTERBERRY Red Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • LPO, Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
  • Experience Buick Package
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • Safety Package II
  • Moonroof, Power, Tilt-Sliding

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