Ford Escape vs Ford C-Max Energi 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
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,518
2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,255
77 listings nationwide

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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 ...

2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
Keith Barry Preview:

The Ford C-Max is a bit of an oddity in the U.S. In the rest of the world, it would be called an MPV (multi-purpose vehicle), which is kind of like a compact minivan or tall wagon. Her...

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

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
No User Reviews
2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
40
writes:
Currently own a Ford C-Max Titanium Energi. Love the car. The EV only range is only 25 miles but gas & electri...
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Clarity Hybrid Plug-In worse.
"More horsepower, torque and able to operates without use of gas engine until the EV battery is depleted."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Honda Clarity Hybrid Plug-In worse.
"Better fuel economy on our electric, more power, more storage due to full hatchback. Some of the tech in the Clarity is nice such as brake lock, adaptive cruise, right turn camera, Auto door locks, Auto park."
40
writes:
The Ford C-Max SE Energi lacks the push button start and remote start that the upper trim has, which are impor...
Family Car Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Volt FWD worse.
"Storage space, seating, ground clearance, approach angle, gasoline engine performance, standard backup cameras."
Value Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Volt FWD better.
"Electric engine performance, electric battery capacity, remote start, and designed to be a PHEV."

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
41 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
12.3:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.44 in x 3.27 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 -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 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
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 19.2 cu ft
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 173.6 in
Width 85.6 in 82.1 in
Height 68.6 in 63.9 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 104.3 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
2017 Ford C-Max Energi
SE FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Kona Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System
  • Equipment Group 401A
  • Equipment Group 402A
  • Panoramic Fixed Glass Roof

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