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Ford Escape
2022 Ford Escape
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$25,555
Starting Price (MSRP)
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2022 Ford Explorer
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$33,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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$66,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.4
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Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-3 Gas
Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-3 Gas
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
181 hp @ 6000 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
436 hp @ 1600 rpm
Torque
190 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
479 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,298 lbs
4,345 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
5,300 lbs
4,410 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
24 MPG
21 MPG
City
28 MPG
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
34 MPG
28 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 (2021) Tons/yr
7.4 (2021) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
17.9 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
414.4 miles
375.9 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
503.2 miles
501.2 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.5 in
198.8 in
N/A
Height
66.1 in
70.2 in
70.7 in
Max Width
74.1 in
78.9 in
76.2 in
Front Width
62.4 in
66.9 in
64.9 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
66.9 in
65.5 in
Wheelbase
106.7 in
119.1 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.3 in
8.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
43 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.7 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
61.8 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
59.2 in
60.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.7 in
39 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
40.5 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
61.9 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
59.1 in
60.2 in
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
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
37.5 ft³
47.9 ft³
44.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
37.5 ft³
18.2 ft³
44.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
N/A
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P255/65HR18
P255/50WR19
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P255/65HR18
P255/50WR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iced Blue Silver Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018
  • designo Diamond White Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
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
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Optional
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

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
Standard
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
4 Years / 50,000 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
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
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