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Ford Escape
2021 Ford Escape
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$26,610
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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$32,225
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Land Rover Discovery
2020 Land Rover Discovery
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$52,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Supercharged V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Supercharged V6 Gas
Horsepower
181 hp @ 6000 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
340 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
190 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
332 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,298 lbs
4,345 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
5,300 lbs
8,201 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
24 MPG
18 MPG
City
27 MPG
21 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
28 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 (2020) Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
9.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
18.6 gallons
23.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
399.6 miles
390.6 miles
376 miles
Cruising Range Highway
488.4 miles
520.8 miles
493.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.5 in
198.8 in
195.1 in
Height
66.1 in
70.2 in
73 in
Max Width
74.1 in
78.9 in
78.7 in
Front Width
62.4 in
66.9 in
66.5 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
66.9 in
66.4 in
Wheelbase
106.7 in
119.1 in
115 in
Ground Clearance
7.3 in
8.2 in
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
43 in
39 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.7 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
61.8 in
60.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
59.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.7 in
39 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
40.5 in
39 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
61.9 in
59.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
59.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.4 ft³
87.8 ft³
83.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
37.5 ft³
47.9 ft³
41.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
37.5 ft³
18.2 ft³
41.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
N/A
40.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P255/65HR18
P235/65VR19
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P255/65HR18
P235/65VR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Bronze Fire Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Velocity Blue Metallic
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Fuji White
  • Narvik Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
N/A
  • Byron Blue Metallic
  • Eiger Grey Metallic
  • Indus Silver Metallic
  • Portofino Blue Metallic
  • Santorini Black Metallic
  • Yulong White Metallic
  • Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
  • Farallon Black Premium Metallic
  • Namib Orange Premium Metallic
  • Silicon Silver Premium Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Acorn/Ebony/Acorn, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Acorn/Ebony/Acorn, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony/Ebony/Ebony, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony/Ebony/Ebony, Grained Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Optional
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Optional
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles