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Ford Escape
2020 Ford Escape
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$24,885
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
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$27,975
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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Toyota Highlander
2021 Toyota Highlander
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$34,810
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-3 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
181 hp @ 6000 rpm
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
190 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
37.5 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR17
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR17
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
City
27 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
27 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
7.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.7 gallons
18.8 gallons
17.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
396.9 miles
394.8 miles
375.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
485.1 miles
507.6 miles
519.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.5 in
187.8 in
194.9 in
Height
66.1 in
66.1 in
68.1 in
Max Width
74.1 in
74.4 in
76 in
Front Width
62.4 in
64.3 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
64.7 in
65.4 in
Wheelbase
106.7 in
108.9 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.3 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
44.1 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
41.2 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
59.1 in
59 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
57.5 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.9 in
40.9 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
39.2 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
58.3 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
56.3 in
57 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
27.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
36.1 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
55 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
45.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,299 lbs
3,735 lbs
4,145 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
N/A
5,000 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.4 ft³
71.3 ft³
84.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
37.5 ft³
35.9 ft³
48.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
37.5 ft³
35.9 ft³
16 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Sedona Orange Metallic, Build Out: 12/16/2019
  • Velocity Blue Metallic
  • Calypso Red
  • Earthy Bronze
  • Lava Orange
  • Machine Gray, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Portofino Gray
  • Quartz White
  • Rainforest
  • Scarlet Red, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Stormy Sea
  • Symphony Silver, Build out: 10/01/2019
  • Twilight Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black/Beige, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black/Black, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Espresso/Gray, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles