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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
MSRP
$27,055
Invoice
$25,594
Average Price Paid
$27,055
267 listings nationwide

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2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
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2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
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AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,473
10 listings nationwide

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2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,100

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

2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
amber writes:
Handling Ranked 2022 Kia Sportage better.
"Less bumpy and quite "
2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Specs

2021 Ford Escape
S AWD
2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 17.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Cylinders
3 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 43 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,468 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 198.8 in
Width 85.6 in 89.3 in
Height 66.1 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 119.1 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Bronze Fire Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum
2022 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Class IV Trailer Tow Package

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