Comfortable, stylish, and loaded with modern innovation, drivers throughout Lewisville, Grapevine, and Denton will find there’s plenty to love about the 2019 Ford Escape and Honda CR-V. To help you determine which crossover SUV best suits your needs, the team at Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford Lewisville created this Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V comparison.
To help you understand the key features and advantages between these two popular models, we provide you with this helpful rundown to see which SUV makes the best choice for you and your family. Let’s get started!
Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V: Performance Specs
Built to take on the day, the 2019 Escape provide three distinct engine options to suit your individual style. Its base S trim features a 2.5L Duratec 4-cylinder engine that’s paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift® to supply effortless shifting and a smooth, level drive no matter the conditions outside.
Those looking to add serious horsepower to their commute will appreciate the Escape’s 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder that delivers a remarkable 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. All engines also include iVCT intake variable cam timing along with Auto Start/Stop technology that increases fuel-efficiency while maximizing engine output.
By comparison, the 2019 CR-V, offers just two 4-cylinder engine types – a standard i-VTEC® 4-cylinder that’s capable of reaching 184 horsepower or a turbocharged 4-cylinder that tops out at 190 horsepower, far below the Escape. Each of the CR-V’s trims rely on a CVT transmission with Sport Mode as well an Eco Assist™ system for increasing fuel-economy.
Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V Technology
Whether cruising around town with the family or hitting the open road for a little solo adventure, the 2019 Escape delivers a high level of comfort and convenience to enhance your experience. No matter where the road leads, enjoy full access to all your favorite music and apps conveniently controlled via Ford’s SYNC® 3 voice-activated technology.
Looking for a new restaurant in town? Forgot to turn off the lights at home? Want traffic info for your ride to the airport? Using the available Ford + Alexa feature you have access to thousands of convenient tools. The 2019 Escape now even offers Ford Pass™ Connect with built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot, keeping you and your crew fully connected no matter where you venture.
Meanwhile, the Honda CR-V delivers its own suite of smart features that are easily accessed through its 7-inch touchscreen display. While features like Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and Pandora® compatibility come standard, drivers will need to upgrade to a higher trim if they want access to the CR-V’s more advanced tech features.
2019 Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V: Which is the Better Choice?
While both SUVs each provide a wealth of impressive features and specs, this comparison shows that because of its superior performance and class-leading technology, the 2019 Ford Escape is the clear winner for Lewisville, Denton, and Grapevine drivers.
If you wish to take a closer look for yourself, stop by Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford Lewisville or go online to schedule a test drive today.