Ford Escape vs Chevrolet Captiva Sport Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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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 ...

2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
1LS FWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For those who need a fleet-oriented compact crossover to transport just plain folks (or just plain cargo) and for whom a blacked-out Tahoe is just a tad over the top, Chevrolet offers ...

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
1LS FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
180 hp @ 6,700 RPM
Torque
--
172 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.2:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.46 in x 3.85 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 3 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 3 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 2 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 40.7 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 36.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 29.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,024 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 180.1 in
Width 85.6 in 72.8 in
Height 68.6 in 67 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 106.6 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
2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
1LS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Ice
  • Ashen Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Blue Ray Metallic
  • Brownstone Metallic
  • Champagne Silver Metallic
  • Crystal Red Tintcoat
  • Sable Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audio System, Chevrolet MYLINK Radio With Navigation, Color Touch-Screen Display, Am/FM/Siriusxm Radio With CD Player And GPS Navigation System

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