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2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Toyota RAV4
AwardsAccording 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.
FeaturesIs it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the optional HID Headlights on the 2017 Ford Escape, the answer is yes. On the 2017 Toyota RAV4, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights aren't even available. The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2017 Ford Escape, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2017 Toyota RAV4.
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PerformanceStopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2017 Ford Escape, with 23 more horses in braking power per ton than 2017 Toyota RAV4, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Ford Escape, boasting 69 more horses and 34 more horses per ton than the 2017 Toyota RAV4. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2017 Ford Escape's increased torque - 2754 lb.-ft. vs. 1725 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Ford EscapeFoo2017 Toyota RAV41466BRAKING POWER PER TON12372454HORSEPOWER17652754TORQUE1725
SafetyAccording to the NHTSA, the 2017 Ford Escape's standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2017 Toyota RAV4.8.
TechnicalEnjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2017 Ford Escape's optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2017 Toyota RAV4.
UsabilityNo 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 Toyota RAV4 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape. . Offering XXX more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2017 Toyota RAV4, the 2017 Ford Escape is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort. . The 2017 Ford Escape's 2000-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2017 Toyota RAV4 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 2017 Ford Escape has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches.
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With an MSRP of $1,310 less than the 2017 Toyota RAV4, the 2017 Ford Escape provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2017 Ford Escape'S gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks.10. 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 2017 Ford Escape's Roadside Assistance, standard for 3 years longer than %RIGHT_YEAR% Toyota RAV4.
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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 Ford Escape SE FWD
5 - 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE FWD (SE)
6 - 2017 Ford Escape S FWD
7 - 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE FWD (SE)
8 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
9 - 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE FWD (Natl)
10 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.