2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota Rav4

February 22nd, 2019 by

Check out the 2019 Ford Escape, now available to lease or buy at Sheridan Ford. This mid-sized Ford SUV outshines the 2019 Toyota Rav4 in many ways. The new Ford Escape has a more affordable MSPR than the Toyota SUV ($24,105 vs. $25,500). Continue reading all the ways the Ford Escape is the right choice for you.

Capability

The 2019 Ford Escape features three engine options:

  • 2.5L I-4 engine
  • 1.5L turbocharged EcoBoost® engine
  • 2.0L twin-scroll EcoBoost® engine

The 2019 Ford Escape has various features that make it a very capable Ford SUV. It features optional Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive. 4WD sends power to all four wheels to provide better traction where you need it. The 2019 Escape can tow up to 3,500 lbs. when properly equipped with the 2.0-L twin-scroll EcoBoost® engine. Variable Assist Power Steering in the 2019 Escape allows the driver to maneuver easier through tight turns and maintain better control at higher speeds.

Features within Ford CoPilot360™ include AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control and Curve Control, which are features that keep the 2019 Ford Escape firmly planted through sharp curves and other rocky or hilly situations, and Enhanced Active Park Assist, which helps you parallel park with perfect precision.

Cargo

Both the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Toyota Rav4 offer seating for five. The Escape provides plenty of spacious cargo room. With the rear seats folded up, the Escape provides 34 cubic feet of cargo space and 68 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down.

Safety

Available now in the 2019 Ford Escape is the Ford Safe and Smart™ package1. These features engage automatically to further assist you while driving. Features include:

  • Driver-activated front rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Auto high-beam headlamps
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support
  • Panel roof included in the Ford Safe and Smart Plus Package

Available on the SE, SEL and Titanium trim options of the 2019 Ford Escape is a driver alert monitor. This alert senses when a driver is inattentive or tired and makes a warning sound and suggests the driver take a driving break in order to refresh so they can place their entire focus on the road and prevent any possible collisions.

To test drive the 2019 Ford Escape, go see Joe at Sheridan Ford. See all it’s great features in action and discuss finance deals with our friendly sales team.

  1. Driver Assist Features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.