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Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V
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At a Glance: Escape vs. CR-V

Drivers looking for adaptability to keep up with their active lifestyles need a midsize SUV that can rise to the occasion. Your journeys through Geneva, Canandaigua, and Rochester, NY will require a vehicle that can meet your expectations, day in and day out. The Ford Escape and Honda CR-V are two popular choices, but which one is right for you?

Here at Friendly Ford, we know how important it is to research your next ride. Due to this, we've made this 2022 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Honda CR-V comparison. Keep on reading to discover which SUV comes out on top!

TOWING CAPACITY

TOWING CAPACITY

3,500 lbs. | 1,500 lbs.
Escape vs CR-V
STANDARD HORSEPOWER

STANDARD HORSEPOWER

250hp | 190hp
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PASSENGERS

PASSENGERS

5 | 5
Escape vs CR-V
Which One Wins?
Select a category below to learn more about how the Ford Escape compares to the Honda CR-V.
Performance
Performance

Do you plan on hitting the highway to embark on your next adventure? Well, you'll need potent power to energize your ride! The Honda CR-V has a standard 1.5L 4-cylinder engine, which puts out 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque.

Invigorating Performance

The 2022 Ford Escape gives you the power of choice with four available engine configurations. Its available 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine delivers 250 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. This significant jump in power means that you can confidently take on the open road and power through muddy trails and rain-slick streets.

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Towing Capacity
Interior and Cargo

Is your adventure taking you to a remote campsite? Or to the shores of a stunning lake? No matter where you’re headed, you’ll need to bring your gear with you—and that requires an SUV with massive towing power. The Honda CR-V has a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 pounds to bring tools along for the ride.

Undeniable Towing Power

The Ford Escape lets you tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped—more than double the towing capacity of the CR-V! You'll be able to bring along more equipment, like ATVs, kayaks, and other fun toys, to your next adventure.

The available hybrid trims of the 2022 Escape can still tow up to 1,500 pounds. Meanwhile, the hybrid engine of the CR-V isn't graded for towing, so if you're interested in hybrids and towing, there's only one choice.

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Safety First
Tech and Safety

Safety is always a top priority for drivers, especially when friends and family are along for the ride. Luckily, driver-assisting systems are designed to keep you alert and aware of your immediate surroundings.

Intuitive Safety Systems

The CR-V comes with convenient features, such as Forward Collision Warning, the Lane Keeping Assist System, and Auto High-Beam Headlights. As for the Ford Escape, it's equipped with these standard safety features:

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps

As for the 2022 Honda CR-V, it does have a blind spot information system, but it’s only standard on higher trim levels. Meanwhile, the 2022 Ford Escape comes standard with BLIS®, giving it the edge.

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Experience the Power of the Ford Escape!
Ford Escape
For your next drive in Geneva, Canandaigua, and Rochester, NY we recommend the 2022 Ford Escape. This dynamic SUV gives you more power, capability, and safety features that you'll use on every drive. Check out the Escape for yourself at Friendly Ford with a test drive today!
All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2022 Escape for yourself are conveniently available right here online.
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