2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V

The crossover SUV market has become increasingly popular over the years and automakers are thinking of ways to redefine the standard crossover to compete with the large market. The Ford Escape is a compact crossover SUV that has been around for some time. Ford created a crossover that is perfect for commuting, every day driving and loading up for vacations. In order to show how the 2016 Ford Escape excels in crossover features, we compared the 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V, to show where the Escape stands in the market.

The 2016 Ford Escape comes available with three engine choices, the standard base 2.5-liter I-VCT I-4 engine, and two EcoBoost engines, a 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter. The 2016 Honda CR-V only comes with one available engine, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 185 horsepower where the Escape maxes out at 240 horsepower. The 2016 Escape is also capable of towing more, every CR-V has a maximum towing of 1,500 pounds but the Escape can handle upwards of 3,500 pounds. 

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 2016 Ford Escape VS 2016 Honda CR-V
 3,500 lbs. Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs.
 Available Foot Activated Liftgate Not Available
 Available Active Park Assist Not Available
 2.5-Liter i-VCT I-4
 Base Engine 2.4-Liter Four-Cylinder

2016 Ford Escape Burlington, VT

The 2016 Ford Escape has a number of convenient features such as Ford's exclusive hands-free foot-activated liftgate, a standard rear view camera and the available active park assist. Ford upgraded the Escape's infotainment system to SYNC 3 which is more user-friendly and provides clear graphics and functions. Come to Heritage Ford located in South Burlington just 10 minutes from Burlington, VT and about an hour from Plattsburgh, NY. Give us a call today to schedule your test drive for the 2016 Ford Escape.