2015 Ford Escape vs 2015 Hyundai Tucson
AwardsFord is committed to safety, and it shows: the 2015 Escape has earned a coveted 5-star side impact collision safety rating from the NHTSA.1 .
THE STYLISH AND PRACTICAL COMPACT SUV CHOICE
The 2015 Ford Escape performs as good as it looks.
Handsome styling –sets the standard for the rest to follow
Practicality – the Escape proves that great looks don’t mean having to compromise on practicality
Engine choices – the 2015 Ford Escape offers twice as many engine options as the 2015 Hyundai Tucson
Power and performance – the 2015 Escape with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost delivers performance not normally associated with vehicles in its class
Capable and economical – EcoBoost technology means you can have class-leading performance and impressive economy at the same time
COMPACT AND CAPABLE
The 2015 Escape performs like you want an SUV to perform but in a manageably-sized package.
Excellent towing capacity – the 2015 Escape can tow almost 50 percent more than the 2015 Hyundai Tucson
More cargo space – by every measure, the Ford Escape offers more room for cargo than the Hyundai Tucson
More legroom – passengers in the front of the 2015 Escape have almost two inches more legroom than in the Tucson
Powerful engines – the entry level Ford Escape delivers more horsepower and more torque than the base Hyundai Tucson
FEATURE-PACKED AT ALL LEVELS
Today’s buyers demand more from a family vehicle, and the Escape delivers throughout the range.
Driver assistance features – the 2015 Escape is offered with an active park assist system, which isn’t available with the Hyundai Tucson
Safety features – the Escape comes as standard with the advanced SOS Post-Crash Alert System that you won’t find on the Tucson
Rearview camera – standard across the whole Escape lineup, only on higher-trim Tucsons
PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMY
Just because you want plenty of power doesn’t mean you have to compromise when it comes to fuel economy.
EcoBoost technology – combines turbocharging and direct injection to deliver better economy than equivalent Hyundai Tucsons
Base 2.5-liter engine – delivers two miles per gallon better economy than entry-level Tucson
1.6 EcoBoost engine – delivers better combined mileage than any model of Tucson
EfficiencyIf you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 3 between the 2015 Ford Escape2 and the 2015 Hyundai Tucson3. After all, the average American drives more than 13,000 miles a year - here's to more driving, and less stopping for gas.4.
2015 Ford EscapeVS2015 Hyundai Tucson325EPA Estimated Highway MPG296
PerformanceWant more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Ford Escape7, boasting 49 more horses and 20 more horses per ton than the 2015 Hyundai Tucson8. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Ford Escape's7 increased torque - 2709 lb.-ft. vs. 17710 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Ford EscapeVS2015 Hyundai Tucson2319Horsepower182101295Horsepower Per Ton109112709Torque17710
UsabilityNo more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2015 Ford Escape2 has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2015 Hyundai Tucson3 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape. . The 2015 Ford Escape's7 2500-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2015 Hyundai Tucson3 means you'll be able to tow just about anything, for the job site or for a weekend fishing trip. Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2015 Ford Escape2 has 2 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2015 Ford EscapeVS2015 Hyundai Tucson712Ground Clearance663,5005Towing Capacity1,000610512Wheelbase1036
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2 - 2015 Ford Escape S
3 - 2015 Hyundai Tucson GLS
4 - Average American drives 13,476 miles per year (source: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/onh00/bar8.htm)
5 - 2015 Ford Escape FWD 4dr Titanium
6 - 2015 Hyundai Tucson FWD 4dr GLS
7 - 2015 Ford Escape SE
8 - 2015 Hyundai Tucson SE
9 - 2015 Ford Escape 4WD 4dr SE
10 - 2015 Hyundai Tucson AWD 4dr SE
11 - 2015 Hyundai Tucson FWD 4dr SE
12 - 2015 Ford Escape FWD 4dr S