2016 Ford Escape vs 2015 Honda CR-V
AwardsThe Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 Escape has earned a coveted 5-star side crash rating from the NHTSA1.
FeaturesIs it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the optional HID Headlights on the 2016 Ford Escape2, the answer is yes. On the 2015 Honda CR-V, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights aren't even available.
A state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound standard on the 2016 Ford Escape2. Want it on the 2015 Honda CR-V? You'll have to pay extra.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2016 Ford Escape2, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2015 Honda CR-V, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2015 Honda CR-Voptional2HID Headlightsstandard2Premium Sound Systemstandard2Rear Parking Aid
PerformanceWant more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Ford Escape3, boasting 46 more horses and 19 more horses per ton than the 2015 Honda CR-V4.
If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2016 Ford Escape's3 increased torque - 2703 lb.-ft. vs. 1814 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2015 Honda CR-V2313Horsepower18541292Horsepower Per Ton11042703Torque1814
SafetyThe 2016 Ford Escape's2 optional active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, providing a little more peace of mind. Want that extra security on the CR-V? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't even an option on the 2015 Honda CR-V.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2015 Honda CR-Voptional2Blind Spot Monitoring System
TechnicalEnjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2016 Ford Escape's5 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2015 Honda CR-V.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2015 Honda CR-Vhas5Turbocharged
UsabilityOffering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2015 Honda CR-V4, the 2016 Ford Escape6 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
The 2016 Ford Escape's2 2,000-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2015 Honda CR-V4 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 2016 Ford Escape6 has 2 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2015 Honda CR-V396Rear Head Room384396Rear Leg Room3843,5002Towing Capacity1,50041056Wheelbase1034
PricingIn the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2016 Ford Escape's6 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2015 Honda CR-V4.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2015 Honda CR-V56Roadside Assistance34
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