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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
MSRP
$24,105
Invoice
$23,382
Average Price Paid
$22,751
10,384 listings nationwide

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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
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2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
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2020 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
$21,124
101 listings nationwide

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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,765

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Escape has been part of the Ford lineup since 2001, when it was the company's plucky small SUV. Ford refreshed the Escape for 2017, offering a more muscular grille and updated head...

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

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

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
20
writes:
smoother ride
60
writes:
2.0 turbostronget than the Chevy and all the bells and whistles. 12500 miles and love it.
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T LS AWD worse.
"Top quality leather two tone seats"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T LS AWD better.
"More leg room for back seat passengers"
40
writes:
Handles well
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
16 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
23 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 19.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 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 --
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 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 43 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,098 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 5,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 198.8 in
Width 81.8 in 89.3 in
Height 66.3 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 119.1 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Baltic Sea Green Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • U0F02 - S Wheels
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

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