2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Toyota RAV4
Family is the focus in the compact crossover segment and the 2019 Ford Escape will cater to your family’s needs with an athletic style, a capable interior, a versatile design and an impressive list of tech features. To illustrate the world-class reputation of the Ford Escape, we have paired it with the all-new Toyota RAV4 in this 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 comparison.
With four trim levels to choose from – S, SE, SEL and Titanium – the 2019 Ford Escape can be tailored to fit your lifestyle and budget. Armed with 98.6 cubic feet of passenger space, seating for five and a competitive 34 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 60/40 split-folding rear seats that can be laid flat to increase storage space to 68 cubic feet, the Ford Escape is perfect for the family on the go.
|2019 Ford Escape||VS||2019 Toyota RAV4|
|2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder||Engine||2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder|
|34 - 68 Cubic Feet||Cargo Space||37.6 - 69.8 Cubic Feet|
Differences Between the 2019 Ford Escape and 2019 Toyota RAV4
After a complete redesign, the popular Toyota RAV4 promises to be a tough competitor in this 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 comparison. With a more affordable price tag, an impressive list of features and a trio of potent powertrains, the Ford Escape sets itself apart from the all-new Toyota RAV4. A price tag that starts at just $24,105 makes the entry-level Ford Escape S more than $1,000 less than its counterpart and still provides families with a wealth of features that include 17-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, Ford MyKey® safety technology and a 4.2-inch Ford SYNC® infotainment system.
Ford Escape SE, SEL and Titanium entries will take entertainment to the next level with the addition of a simple, easy-to-use 8-inch Ford SYNC® 3 touchscreen infotainment system. With this technology at your disposal, you will have access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and FordPass™ Connect Wi-Fi – Toyota RAV4 models do not have access to Android Auto. Available Ford Escape features that will take your drive to the next level include luxurious leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, push-button start, a 10-speaker Sony sound system, remote start, a power liftgate, heated front seats and 19-inch alloy wheels.
Power, performance and efficient fuel economy are trademarks of the compact crossover segment and are highlights of the 2019 Ford Escape spec sheet. With a trio of powertrains that includes power-packed EcoBoost® entries, the Ford Escape provides more options than its Toyota counterpart. When equipped for towing, the Ford Escape is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds of cargo – an impressive number in the segment. All-new Toyota RAV4 models play host to a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid editions employ a modified 2.5-liter engine and dual electric motors.
Ford Escape Engine Options and Performance Specs
- 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine – 6-Speed SelectShift® Automatic – 168 Horsepower/170 Pound-Feet of Torque – 21 MPG City/29 MPG Hwy
- 1.5-Liter EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder – 6-Speed SelectShift® Automatic – 179 Horsepower/177 Pound-Feet of Torque – 23 MPG City/30 MPG Hwy
- 2.0-Liter EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder – 6-Speed SelectShift® Automatic – 245 Horsepower/275 Pound-Feet of Torque – 22 MPG City/29 MPG Hwy