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2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

Awards
Features
Performance
Safety
Usability
2017 Hyundai Tucson
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. The 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.

Features

No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2017 Ford Escape, 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 2017 Hyundai Tucson, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 Hyundai Tucsonstandard3REAR PARKING AIDoptional4

Performance

Stopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2017 Ford Escape, with 9 more horses in braking power per ton than 2017 Hyundai Tucson, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Ford Escape, boasting 70 more horses and 32 more horses per ton than the 2017 Hyundai Tucson. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2017 Ford Escape's increased torque - 2755 lb.-ft. vs. 1956 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 Hyundai Tucson1467BRAKING POWER PER TON13782455HORSEPOWER1756

Safety

The 2017 Ford Escape's dedication to occupant safety has earned it the NHTSA's coveted 5-star Overall Crash Rating. 9.

Usability

No more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2017 Ford Escape has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2017 Hyundai Tucson - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape. . The 2017 Ford Escape's 2500-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2017 Hyundai Tucson means you'll be able to tow just about anything, for the job site or for a weekend fishing trip.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 Hyundai Tucson77GROUND CLEARANCE6835005TOWING CAPACITY10008
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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 Titanium FWD

4 - 2017 Hyundai Tucson Limited FWD

5 - 2017 Ford Escape SE FWD

6 - 2017 Hyundai Tucson Eco FWD

7 - 2017 Ford Escape S FWD

8 - 2017 Hyundai Tucson SE FWD

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