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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Escape
S
MSRP
$23,940
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$22,820
14,717 listings nationwide

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2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$28,450
Invoice
$26,707
Average Price Paid
$26,586
11,625 listings nationwide

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

2018 Ford Escape
S
Fair Price
$23,353
Good Price
$22,202
Great Price
$21,544
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Fair Price
$27,328
Good Price
$26,038
Great Price
$25,300

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Escape
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,976
67 listings nationwide

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2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,010
43 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 ...

2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Ford Escape
S
70
writes:
I just dont like it, im not happy with it. Ive had it for 3 days, it has 17 miles on it, it pools to either si...
Handling Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL AWD better.
"It was smoother, didnt have the vibration, as i do with the Escape."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL AWD better.
"All around a better choice, smoother ride, quieter, comfort,and more room. "
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
120
writes:
Interior felt superior to the Forrester. It does have a regular size sunroof, but it feels more streamlined. ...
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring worse.
"Feels better all the way around. Best gas mileage, and streamlined interior. "
20
writes:
Nice
110
writes:
Great family car for a family that will manly use as a small minivan. The styling leads to smaller windows an...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited better.
"The Forester has larger windows."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited worse.
"It simple has more capacity."

Specs

2018 Ford Escape
S
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 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 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 43.1 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft 39.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs 1,091 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 180.6 in
Width 81.8 in 73 in
Height 66.3 in 66.5 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 104.7 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
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Sandstorm Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

Option Packages

  • Tires: P235/55R19 101H
  • Wheels: 19" Diamond-Cut Alloy

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