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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Escape
S
MSRP
$23,940
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$22,909
9,179 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford EcoSport
S
MSRP
$19,995
Invoice
$19,495
Average Price Paid
$19,176
1,306 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Ford Escape
S
Fair Price
$23,390
Good Price
$22,282
Great Price
$21,648
2018 Ford EcoSport
S
Fair Price
$19,769
Good Price
$18,862
Great Price
$18,343

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Escape
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,620
139 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford EcoSport
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,110
15 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford Escape
S
Andrew Newton Preview:

Currently in its third generation, the Ford Escape compact crossover SUV competes with the likes of the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Hyundai Santa Fe. Despite its adventurous-sounding ...

2018 Ford EcoSport
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Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Americans have an insatiable thirst for SUVs. From the smallest and most affordable to the largest and most expensive segments, the SUV is transforming traditional ideas of what a car ...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 2
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 6
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

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

2018 Ford Escape
S
50
writes:
I hated it. I thought I was a Ford gal because I had been driving my 1999 Explorer for 13 years. I test drove ...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Nissan Kicks SV FWD better.
"It is smaller & cuter"
Value Ranked 2018 Nissan Kicks SV FWD better.
"It is way cheaper & built better & gets better mileage."
30
writes:
Nice looking car and the 2.0 engine has plenty of power. My only complaint is the paint. The paint is very che...
260
writes:
I just dont like it, im not happy with it. Ive had it for 3 days, it has 17 miles on it, it pools to either si...
Handling Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL AWD better.
"It was smoother, didnt have the vibration, as i do with the Escape."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL AWD better.
"All around a better choice, smoother ride, quieter, comfort,and more room. "
2018 Ford EcoSport
S
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Ford Escape
S
2018 Ford EcoSport
S
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 13.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
123 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
2.83 in x 3.23 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 36.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft 20.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 161.3 in
Width 81.8 in 81 in
Height 66.3 in 65.1 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 99.2 in

Available Options

2018 Ford Escape
S

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Cinnamon Glaze Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Sparkle Silver-Painted Aluminum
2018 Ford EcoSport
S

Exterior Colors

  • Diamond White
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Moondust Silver Metallic
  • Race Red
  • Shadow Black
  • Smoke Metallic

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