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2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,295
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,962
28 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Escape was last refreshed in 2017, and for 2020, it gets a full redesign that further enhances its sporty yet efficient design. The Escape is poised against rivals like the Toyota ...

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
Michael Perkins Review:

With plenty to offer in the crossover segment, the Torrent is a welcom...

The Good: The 2009 Pontiac Torrent is a stylish, safe, and comfortable option in...

The Bad: The GXP trim adds little to the '09 Torrent but cost and annoyance wit...

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

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
No User Reviews
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
85
2009 Pontiac Torrent BaseReview:

Great Reliable Car. — This car is very reliable. I loved it so much that I had leased it first and then kept it and I am ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
--
210 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
3,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.62 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 40.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 35.2 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,410 lbs
Maximum Payload -- 1,314 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 188.8 in
Width 85.6 in 71.4 in
Height 68.6 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 112.5 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black 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
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base

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