2017 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V

Crossover SUVs are an outstanding option for drivers who want something with more space and power than a sedan without sacrificing manoeuvrability and efficiency. In fact, the crossover SUV segment offers so many excellent models that it can be tough to determine which one is best for you.

In an effort to inform shoppers about key differences and similarities between two popular options, the 2017 Ford Escape and 2016 Honda CR-V, our team at Sherwood Ford has put together this detailed comparison. That way, prospective buyers can learn more before making a final decision.

2017 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V
$23,765 Starting MSRP $26,290
17-inch Steel Wheels 16-inch Styled Steel
1096mm Front Seat Leg Room 1050mm
6 Speakers Standard Audio System 4 Speakers


Test Drive the 2017 Ford Escape in Sherwood Park, AB

In terms of performance, the Ford Escape and Honda CR-V come standard with 2.5-litre and 2.4-litre inline-4 engines, respectively. Both offer an ideal balance of power and efficiency. The two crossover SUVs are roughly the same size with plenty of space for five passengers and their gear. That being said, the Escape has slightly more front seat leg room than the CR-V to accommodate for taller drivers and front seat passengers. Although both models have a wide array of standard and optional technology features, such as Bluetooth capability, the Ford Escape comes standard with six speakers, while the Honda CR-V base trim has only four. In the end, the 2017 Ford Escape is available for a more affordable starting price than the 2016 Honda CR-V.

2017 Ford Escape Edmonton AB

After viewing the comparison above, it’s no surprise that plenty of drivers are choosing the 2017 Ford Escape near Edmonton, AB. The Escape comes in three uniquely equipped trim levels--S, SE, and Titanium--so shoppers can find the model that best meets their needs and desires. Standard features include AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, body-colour rear spoiler, dual chrome exhaust, four powerpoints, SYNC, rear view camera, and more. With higher Escape trims, drivers can utilize more advanced elements, such as SYNC 3, Dual-Zone Electronic Temperature Control, Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert, leather-trimmed and heated front seats, 10-speaker Sony audio system, and Foot-Activated, Hands-Free Power Liftgate, among others.

If you are interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2017 Ford Escape near Edmonton, AB, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Sherwood Ford.