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2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 GMC Terrain

Awards
Efficiency
Features
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2017 GMC Terrain
2017 Ford Escape
          Be unstoppable in the 2017 Ford Escape.

Awards

According to the editors at cars.com, the 2017 Ford Escape is the best compact SUV you can buy. Citing its "quiet, comfortable ride" and "more features for the money," cars.com puts it miles ahead of the competition1.

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 Escape has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA2.

Efficiency

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every single mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the one between the 2017 Ford Escape3 and the 2017 GMC Terrain4 in the city.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 GMC Terrain223EAP ESTIMATED CITY MPG214

Features

Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the optional HID Headlights on the 2017 Ford Escape5, the answer is yes. On the 2017 GMC Terrain, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights aren't even available.
A match made in heaven: warm in one zone, cool in another, giving each occupant control over their own climatic comfort. On the 2017 Ford Escape3, multi-zone climate control comes standard... but not on the 2017 GMC Terrain.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 GMC Terrainoptional5HID HEADLIGHTS-standard3MULTI-ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL-

Performance

Stopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2017 Ford Escape6, with 14 more horses in braking power per ton than 2017 GMC Terrain7, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
The 2017 Ford Escape's3 increased torque - 2753 lb.-ft. vs. 2727 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 GMC Terrain1466BRAKING POWER PER TON13272753TORQUE2727

Safety

The 2017 Ford Escape's dedication to occupant safety has earned it the NHTSA's coveted 5-star Overall Crash Rating8.

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2017 Ford Escape's3 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2017 GMC Terrain.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 GMC Terrainhas3TURBOCHARGED-

Usability

No more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2017 Ford Escape6 has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2017 GMC Terrain7 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape.
The 2017 Ford Escape's6 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 GMC Terrain76GROUND CLEARANCE67386TURNING CIRCLE409

Pricing

The 2017 Ford Escape6 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2017 GMC Terrain7 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
The 2017 Ford Escape's6 MSRP is slightly less than the 2017 GMC Terrain7 - about $320 less - but to a budget-conscious buyer, every penny counts.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 GMC Terrain56CORROSION WARRANTY37$23,7506MSRP$24,0707
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1 - Learn more at https://www.cars.com/articles/whats-the-best-compact-suv-of-2016-1420684893542/

2 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

3 - 2017 Ford Escape SE FWD

4 - 2017 GMC Terrain FWD 4dr SLT

5 - 2017 Ford Escape Titanium FWD

6 - 2017 Ford Escape S FWD

7 - 2017 GMC Terrain FWD 4dr SL

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

9 - 2017 GMC Terrain FWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-1