2017 Ford Escape

2017 Ford Escape

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Comparing to the Competition

Here at Freehold Ford, our goal is to provide drivers with reliable, safe, and modern means of transportation. Nowadays it is necessary to have a vehicle, both for professional and personal purposes. But how do you know which vehicle is best for you?

That is where our team comes in. Not only do we have a wide variety of vehicles to purchase, we also have an expert team available to assist you with your purchasing decision.

So let's say that you want to purchase an SUV -- you need a family vehicle, and you want to make sure it has plenty of interior space, and a number of safety features? What sets a vehicle, like the 2017 Ford Escape on our lot, apart from other vehicles?

 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Honda CR-V

There are a few important distinctions between these two vehicles that are important to know about:

  • The 2017 Ford Escape is more affordable than the Honda CR-V (the former has a starting MSRP of $23,750; the latter has a starting MSRP of $24,045.
  • With the Ford Escape, you will have more horsepower (245 horsepower vs 190 horsepower), torque (275 pounds-feet vs 180 pounds-feet), and towing capacity (2,000 pounds vs 1,500 pounds).

In summation, the 2017 Ford Escape is more affordable, more powerful, and more durable when it comes to towing than the 2017 Honda CR-V.

 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

The 2017 Ford Escape, again, has some distinct advantages of its competitor: the 2017 Toyota RAV4.

  • The Ford Escape is more affordable, in terms of Starting MSRP, than the 2017 Toyota RAV4 -- $23,750 vs $24,410.
  • The Ford Escape is more powerful than the Toyota RAV4 in terms of horsepower and torque -- 245 horsepower, 275 pounds-feet of torque; 176 horsepower, 172 pounds-feet of torque, respectively.
  • With the Ford Escape you will be able to tow more than you can with the Toyota RAV4 -- 2,000 pounds vs 1,500 pounds.
  • Both of these vehicles have similar levels of fuel efficiency.

This means that, with the 2017 Ford Escape, you can save money on your purchase and still take advantage of better horsepower, torque, and towing power.

 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

The Ford Escape has some similar advantages over the 2017 Hyundai Tucson as it does with the previous models.

  • The Ford Escape provides you with up to 245 horsepower and 275 pounds-feet of torque, whereas the 2017 Hyundai Tucson only provides up to 175 horsepower, and 195 pound-feet of torque.
  • With the Ford Escape by your side, you can tow up to 2,000 pounds, whereas the Hyundai Tucson can only tow up to 1,000 pounds.
  • Both the Ford Escape and the Hyundai Tucson have comparable levels of fuel efficiency and pricing.

So while you don't get the price advantage that you do with other models, the 2017 Ford Escape still offers you clear advantages in power, and towing.

Want to Learn More About the 2017 Ford Escape?

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Ford Escape, or if you have any questions about our selection of vehicles, we invite you to stop by Freehold Ford in Freehold, NJ. Our team is here to assist you with all of your automotive needs, from purchasing to servicing, and everything in between!


Freehold Ford

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  1. Freehold Ford

    3572 Route 9 South
    Freehold, NJ 07728

    • Sales: (732) 462-3131
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