Toyota RAV4 vs Ford Escape Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

Select a car to compare

Cancel

Select a car to compare

Cancel

Select a car to compare

Cancel
+

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
MSRP
$27,950
Invoice
$26,126
Average Price Paid
$25,670
285 listings nationwide

Shop

2018 Ford Escape
S
MSRP
$23,940
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$22,909
9,392 listings nationwide

Shop

Incentives Find if there are incentives in your area. Enter your zip code

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

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
Fair Price
$26,600
Good Price
$24,566
Great Price
$23,403
2018 Ford Escape
S
Fair Price
$23,390
Good Price
$22,282
Great Price
$21,648

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,932
24 listings nationwide

Shop

2018 Ford Escape
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,749
137 listings nationwide

Shop

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
Andrew Newton Preview:

Toyota’s ever-popular RAV4 compact crossover SUV received a pretty comprehensive refresh in 2016, but the 2018 model gets a few notable updates as well as a new trim: the Adventure. Th...

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 ...

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

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
80
writes:
Not comfortable vehicle.
50
writes:
Great ride with power
100
writes:
Good value had everything we wanted and a couple more features that we didnt know we wanted. Looked, Drove and...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Hyundai Tucson worse.
"Nice aggressive lines, black accents and hood scoop stripe"
Value Ranked 2018 Hyundai Tucson better.
"Leather seats"
2018 Ford Escape
S
30
writes:
I hated it. I thought I was a Ford gal because I had been driving my 1999 Explorer for 13 years. I test drove ...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Nissan Kicks SV FWD better.
"It is smaller & cuter"
Value Ranked 2018 Nissan Kicks SV FWD better.
"It is way cheaper & built better & gets better mileage."
30
writes:
Nice looking car and the 2.0 engine has plenty of power. My only complaint is the paint. The paint is very che...
250
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. "

Specs

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
2018 Ford Escape
S
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
176 hp @ 6,000 RPM
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
9.7:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.54 in x 3.86 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 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
CD Player 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 42.6 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 37.2 in 37.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.4 cu ft 34 cu ft
Maximum Payload 900 lbs 1,068 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,900 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 178.1 in
Width 72.6 in 81.8 in
Height 67.1 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 105.9 in

Available Options

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Special Color - Blizzard Pearl
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Remote Engine Starter
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Plus Extra Value Package
  • Power Plus Extra Value Package
  • Power Premium Extra Value Package
  • Front and Back Clearance Sonar
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

Related Comparisons