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2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Jeep Cherokee

Awards
Efficiency
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2018 Jeep Cherokee
2018 Ford Escape
          The 2018 Ford Escape: designed for life on the go.

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 NHTSA1.

Efficiency

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 2 between the 2018 Ford Escape2 and the 2018 Jeep Cherokee3 in the city. After all, the average American drives more than 13,000 miles a year - here's to more driving, and less stopping for gas.4
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Jeep Cherokee232EPA ESTIMATED CITY MPG213

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2018 Ford Escape5, with 5 more horses in braking power per ton than 2018 Jeep Cherokee3, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
When you're carrying a heavy load, every horse counts - and with the 2018 Ford Escape6, you've got 2 more horsepower per ton than the 2018 Jeep Cherokee7.
The 2018 Ford Escape's6 increased torque - 2756 lb.-ft. vs. 2397 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Jeep Cherokee1455BRAKING POWER PER TON14031366HORSEPOWER PER TON13472756TORQUE2397

Safety

More stars means safer cars. According to the NHTSA's Overall Crash Rating, should you ever need it, the 2018 Ford Escape5 offers greater crash protection than the 2018 Jeep Cherokee3.8
According to the NHTSA, the 2018 Ford Escape's5 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2018 Jeep Cherokee3.9
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Jeep Cherokee55overall crash rating4355overall frontal crash rating43

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2018 Ford Escape's2 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2018 Jeep Cherokee.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Jeep Cherokeehas2TURBOCHARGED-

Usability

Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 15 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2018 Ford Escape2 will keep you on the road longer than the 2018 Jeep Cherokee3.
The 2018 Ford Escape's5 lower ground clearance, 75 vs. 810, means a lower center of gravity and more stability.
Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2018 Jeep Cherokee3, the 2018 Ford Escape5 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Jeep Cherokee3902ESTIMATED COMBINED TANK RANGE375375GROUND CLEARANCE810395REAR HEAD ROOM383395REAR LEG ROOM383

Pricing

While the $545 difference between the 2018 Ford Escape5 and 2018 Jeep Cherokee's3 MSRP may not sound like much, it's enough to buy that top-of-the-line new smart phone, so you can tell all of your friends about your new car… and maybe share a photo or two.
2018 Ford EscapeFoo2018 Jeep Cherokee$23,8505MSRP$24,3953
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings.

2 - 2018 Ford Escape SE FWD

3 - 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude FWD

4 - Average American drives 13,476 miles per year (source: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/onh00/bar8.htm).

5 - 2018 Ford Escape S FWD

6 - 2018 Ford Escape Titanium FWD

7 - 2018 Jeep Cherokee Overland 4x4

8 - Find more info here: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings.

9 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings.

10 - 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4x4