The 2020 Ford Escape vs The 2020 Honda CR-V
When it comes to performance the Escape has the CR-V beat. The Ford offers three engine choices. S, SE, and SEL trim levels come with an EcoBoost 1.5L turbocharged three-cylinder (181 hp, 190 lb.-ft.).
Upgrading to the Titanium gets you a powerful EcoBoost 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder (250 hp, 280 lb.-ft.). Also, an ultra-efficient hybrid powertrain is available on the Titanium. Both EcoBoost engines pair to an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the hybrid powertrain uses a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Front-wheel-drive comes standard and all-wheel-drive is available.
By comparison, all versions of the Honda come with a turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder engine (190 hp, 179 lb.-ft.) paired with a (CVT). Front-wheel-drive comes standard and all-wheel-drive is available.
Key standard features
The Escape comes with an impressive list of standard features. Most importantly, all models come with the Ford Co-Pilot360 suite of driver assistant systems. The bundle includes features, such as a Blind Spot Information System, Lane Keeping Assist and Pre-Collision Assist. Onboard Wi-Fi and the SYNC infotainment system also come standard on the Ford.
As for the CR-V, it comes standard with the Honda Sensing suite of driver assistance systems and a prominent touchscreen multimedia center.
Which should you choose?
Are you still having a tough time deciding between the 2020 Ford Escape and the 2020 Honda CR-V? Then stop by Mohawk Ford Sales in Hamilton to test drive the Escape. Once you get behind the wheel of the popular SUV, you’ll know it’s the right choice.