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

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2019 Ford Escape S FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,515
Invoice
$33,306
Average Price Paid
$27,837
595 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
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2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,957
5 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,291

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
No Expert Reviews
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The midsize SUV market is rife with competition. The SUV that started it all nearly 30 years ago was the Ford Explorer. Keeping the Explorer relevant in the modern SUV market is no eas...

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

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"It looks aggressive and looks like a range rover."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"The looks and style of the 2019 Explorer are amazing. It looks great with their headlights, and all of their trims. It has a lot of good tech, and has many class leading features."

Specs

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
18 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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290 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
--
255 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.5:1
10.8:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.44 in x 3.7 in
3.64 in x 3.41 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 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 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
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 43.1 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 39.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft 21 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs 1,531 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 198.3 in
Width 81.8 in 90.2 in
Height 66.3 in 71 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 112.8 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Baltic Sea Green Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • U0F02 - S Wheels
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.3L I-4 Ecoboost
  • Running Boards - Black
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package

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