Ford Escape vs Ford Escort

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New Car Pricing

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2018 Ford Escape
S
MSRP
$23,850
Invoice
$23,016
Average Price Paid
$22,598
11,091 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
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2018 Ford Escape
S

Price Analysis

Fair Price : $23,066
Good Price : $22,095
Great Price : $21,540
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
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2018 Ford Escape
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,855
12 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,750
29 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 ...

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

The last of a classic breed, the 2003 Ford Escort was the final model in one of the automaker's top-selling economy lines. The popular subcompact was designed as a low-cost family car...

User Reviews and User Rankings

User Rankings by Category

Users ranked cars they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

Winning categories:
    Winning categories:
      Based on rankings.
      2018 Ford Escape
      S
      No User Reviews
      2003 Ford Escort
      ZX2
      45
      2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

      :d — exterior is a newer style. interior is nice. not to bad on gas. easy to drive. lately have had probl...

      Primary Use: Family transportation

      85
      2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

      Escort Zx2 (lead Footer) — This car handles nimbly, probably due to the light weight, but the stock tires don't have very much ...

      Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

      35
      2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

      Ford Escort — Si lo llevas al piso queda hermosooo. Bastante fragil pero se la banca. Tiene buena mecanica y si lo...

      Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

      Specs

      2018 Ford Escape
      S
      2003 Ford Escort
      ZX2
      Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
      Drivetrain
      FWD
      FWD
      FWD
      Fuel Economy, City
      21 MPG
      23 MPG
      23 MPG
      Fuel Economy, Highway
      29 MPG
      30 MPG
      28 MPG
      Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 12 gal
      Engine
      Fuel Type
      Flex Fuel Vehicle
      Gasoline
      Gasoline
      Power
      168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
      130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
      130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
      Torque
      170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
      135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
      135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
      Cylinders
      4 cylinders
      4 cylinders
      4 cylinders
      Compression Ratio
      9.7:1
      --
      --
      Displacement
      2,500 cc
      2,000 cc
      2,000 cc
      Bore x Stroke
      3.5 in x 3.94 in
      --
      --
      Safety
      ABS Brakes Standard Optional
      Driver Airbag Standard Standard
      Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
      Front Side Airbags Standard --
      Curtain Airbags Standard --
      NHTSA Crash Test Results
      Front Driver -- 4 stars
      Front Passenger -- 4 stars
      Side Driver -- 1 stars
      Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
      Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
      Overall 5 stars --
      Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
      Front Crash Driver 5 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 Optional
      CD Player Standard --
      Cassette Player -- Standard
      Radio Standard Standard
      Power Windows Standard Optional
      Power Door Locks Standard Optional
      Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
      Interior
      Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
      Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.5 in
      Back Legroom 37.3 in 33.4 in
      Payload and Towing
      Cargo Volume 34 cu ft --
      Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs --
      Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
      Exterior
      Length 178.1 in 175.2 in
      Width 81.8 in 67.4 in
      Height 66.3 in 52.3 in
      Wheelbase 105.9 in 98.4 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
      2003 Ford Escort
      ZX2

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