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2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Honda CR-V

Awards
Features
Performance
Usability
Pricing
2018 Honda CR-V
2018 Ford Escape
          The 2018 Ford Escape: always unstoppable.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 Escape has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA.1

Features

Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2018 Ford Escape2, the answer is yes. On the 2018 Honda CR-V, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
A state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound standard on the 2018 Ford Escape2. Want it on the 2018 Honda CR-V? You'll have to pay extra.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2018 Ford Escape3, 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 2018 Honda CR-V, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Honda CR-Vstandard2HID HEADLIGHTS-standard2PREMIUM SOUND SYSTEM-standard3REAR PARKING AID-

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2018 Ford Escape4, with 28 more horses in braking power per ton than 2018 Honda CR-V5, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford Escape2, boasting 55 more horses and 23 more horses per ton than the 2018 Honda CR-V6.
The 2018 Ford Escape's2 increased torque - 2752 lb.-ft. vs. 1805 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Honda CR-V1454BRAKING POWER PER TON11752452HORSEPOWER19061362HORSEPOWER PER TON11362752TORQUE1805

Usability

The 2018 Ford Escape's2 2,000-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2018 Honda CR-V5 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 2018 Ford Escape4 has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Honda CR-V3,5002TOWING CAPACITY1,50051054WHEELBASE1045

Pricing

The 2018 Ford Escape's4 MSRP is slightly less than the 2018 Honda CR-V5 - about $300 less - but to a budget-conscious buyer, every penny counts.
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 2018 Ford Escape's4 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2018 Honda CR-V5.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Honda CR-V$23,8504MSRP$24,150554ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE35
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings.

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