2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Ford Escape

2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Ford Escape
2021 Honda CR-V

vs.

2021 Ford Escape
$25,250* MSRP

Starting Price

$25,555 MSRP
Available

Hybrid Options

Available
5

Trim Levels

4
190

Base Horsepower

181
105.9 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

104 cubic feet

Has the time come for you to upgrade your commute from Walla Walla to Tri-Cities? Whether you’re looking for a spacious model for your growing family or you need a ride that can handle your weekend adventures, it’s natural to compare the new Honda CR-V vs. Ford Escape. While a CR-V – Escape comparison is a worthy endeavor, in the end, only one model is worthy of the vacant spot in your Dayton driveway. So, which is better, Honda CR-V or Ford Escape? Peruse our CR-V vs. Escape comparison below to find out!

Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V: Trim Levels

Variety truly is the spice of life, and Honda delivers plenty of flavor with the 2021 CR-V lineup. While both the Escape and CR-V deliver gas and hybrid variants, if you’re looking for gas-powered options, the Honda CR-V has you covered. The CR-V offers five gas trims while the Escape only manages four. When you opt for a Honda, more options are available to help you find your exact fit. Which is better, Honda CR-V or Ford Escape? Take a look at the available gas-powered trim levels to decide:

2021 Honda CR-V Trims:

  • 2021 Honda CR-V LX: $25,350* MSRP
  • 2021 Honda CR-V Special Edition: $26,550* MSRP
  • 2021 Honda CR-V EX: $27,860* MSRP
  • 2021 Honda CR-V EX-L: $30,450* MSRP
  • 2021 Honda CR-V Touring: $33,650* MSRP

2021 Ford Escape Trims:

  • 2021 Ford Escape S: $25,555
  • 2021 Ford Escape SE: $27,035
  • 2021 Ford Escape SEL: $29,505
  • 2021 Ford Escape Titanium: $36,055

There are more CR-V options available, and the various configurations are more affordable across the lineup. This means you’ll get more bang for your buck when you select the CR-V! Read on below for more information in this CR-V vs. Escape comparison!

Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V: Performance

Not only does the CR-V lineup offer greater options at more competitive prices, but the CR-V also smokes the Escape when it comes to performance. Under the hood, the 2021 Honda CR-V delivers turbocharged gas and hybrid options. The Ford Escape also offers a variety of gas and hybrid engine choices, but the CR-V is the top choice if you’re looking for affordable power. The Honda CR-V LX offers a 190-hp in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine. The entry-level Escape gas engine lags behind, only offering 181 hp.

Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V: Dimensions

While the affordability, versatility, and performance of the CR-V are enough to convince any driver to make the switch, this SUV also delivers more space than its rival. Which is better, Honda CR-V or Ford Escape? Examine the interior dimensions of each model here to see which is right for you:

2021 Honda CR-V Dimensions:

  • Front headroom: 40.1 inches
  • Front legroom: 41.3 inches
  • Rear headroom: 39.2 inches
  • Rear legroom: 40.4 inches
  • Max cargo volume: 75.8 cubic feet
  • Max passenger volume: 105.9 cubic feet

2021 Ford Escape Dimensions:

  • Front headroom: 40 inches
  • Front legroom: 42.4 inches
  • Rear headroom: 39.3 inches
  • Rear legroom: 40.7 inches
  • Max cargo volume: 65.4 cubic feet
  • Max passenger volume: 104 cubic feet

Test Drive the CR-V at Walla Walla Valley Honda Today!

While the Ford Escape is a fine upgrade for some, if you’re looking for more options, greater value, stronger performance, and more storage space, then the 2021 Honda CR-V is the model that’s right for you. Visit us in College Place to take a test drive or apply for financing online if you’re ready to make the switch. As always, contact us if you have any questions!

 

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