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2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Mazda CX-5

Awards
Features
Performance
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2016 Mazda CX-5
2016 Ford Escape
          The 2016 Ford Escape: street-start and city-savvy.

Awards

The 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.

Features

Is 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 2016 Mazda CX-5, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights aren't even available.
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 2016 Mazda CX-53, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2016 Mazda CX-5optional2HID Headlightsstandard2Rear Parking Aidoptional3

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Ford Escape4, boasting 47 more horses and 22 more horses per ton than the 2016 Mazda CX-55.
If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2016 Ford Escape's4 increased torque - 2704 lb.-ft. vs. 1855 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2016 Mazda CX-52314Horsepower18451292Horsepower Per Ton10752704Torque1855

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2016 Ford Escape's6 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2016 Mazda CX-5.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2016 Mazda CX-5has6Turbocharged

Usability

The 2016 Ford Escape's7 lower ground clearance, 77 vs. 83, means a lower center of gravity and more stability.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2016 Mazda CX-577Ground Clearance83

Pricing

In 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's7 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2016 Mazda CX-53.
2016 Ford EscapeVS2016 Mazda CX-557Roadside Assistance33
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