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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
MSRP
$26,385
Invoice
$25,594
Average Price Paid
$25,167
936 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,160
Invoice
$27,278
Average Price Paid
$26,975
12,040 listings nationwide

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

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Fair Price
$25,757
Good Price
$24,493
Great Price
$23,770
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Fair Price
$27,773
Good Price
$26,336
Great Price
$25,514

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,966
12 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,700
69 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

In case you didn’t hear, Ford came out with an electric crossover, calling it the Mustang Mach-E. Ford could have called it something else, but the marketing department decided to leve...

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

Honda’s compact SUV has been satisfying buyers for more than two decades, with more than five million CR-V’s sold. Such a legacy means the CR-V has long had its wrinkles smoothed out i...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
10
rrjohnsonjr92 writes:
Very well upgraded from the previous year models!
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD better.
"Not too much different just more comfortable"
Value Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD worse.
"Escape seems a little more valuable"
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
40
Guru76XLF writes:
Great car
Handling Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"They’re both good"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Obsidian pearl blue sparkles"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Lumbar support And passenger electric adjust Seat adjustment memory for 2"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Folds flat Has nice armrest"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Seats fold flat"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Decreased fuel consumption should help future generations "
Value Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD worse.
"It’s cheaper"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Better mileage"
30
Guru2RDWZ writes:
Great vehicle, nice ride, good pickup, easy handling.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD worse.
"The Honda had more head and leg room in rear seating area and slightly more cargo capacity."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD better.
"The push button AWD was a big plus"
Guru32B9X writes:
Over all very good. Had alot of road noise and the drivers seat was uncomfortable
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More lumbar support"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More room behind the second row of seats items and dogs."

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
--
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.3:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
2.87 in x 3.52 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 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 39.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,181 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 182.1 in
Width 85.6 in 73 in
Height 66.1 in 66.5 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 104.7 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
  • Sonic Gray Pearl

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