The 2021 Ford Escape
vs. Toyota RAV4

Capability to Explore

It's a big world out there. Escape lets you hit the road and explore it with the choice of three different engines. For helping keeping you in control, there's also the available All-Wheel Drive Disconnect and standard Selectable Drive Modes.

Vehicle Comparison

2021 Ford Escape2021 Toyota RAV4
Starting MSRP$24,885$28,945
Engine torque190 ft-lbs. @ 3000 rpm184 ft-lbs. @ 5000 rpm
City/Hwy/Combined27/33/30 mpg27/33/29 mpg
Rear Leg Room40.7 in.37.8 in.

Powertrains and Hybrid Technology

The 2021 Escape has a choice of hybrid* or plug-in hybrid with a 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-cycle hybrid engine. A 1.5L EcoBoost® and the 2.0L EcoBoost with Auto Start-Stop Technology are the available gas engines.

*See a Ford EV-certified dealer for details. Plug-in Hybrid available spring 2021.

Towing Capability

Escape Titanium with its 2.0L EcoBoost® engine has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. when equipped with the Class II Trailer Tow Package. The standard 1.5L EcoBoost® engine, when properly equipped, can tow up to 2,000 lbs. And don't forget about hybrid capability, because when properly equipped, the Hybrid* and Plug-in Hybrid are powered by the 2.5L I-4 and can each tow up to 1,500 lbs.**

*See a Ford EV-certified dealer for details.
**Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Shaking Up the Segmentwith Versatility and Capability

The 2021 Ford Escape was built for an active lifestyle and offers plenty of options for you to hit the road in your own individual style. Feel like driving a hybrid? The Escape has two versions. There are also four different engines to choose from, with its hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-cycle I-4 engine having best-in-class fuel economy.* Plus, there are six new packages to choose from and four new colors to make expressing yourself easy. And all of this adds to the fun of the Escape, with its solid reputation for delivering flexible cargo and passenger space, impressive towing and standard and available tech for connectivity and confidence, all of which fit in nicely with its sporty good looks. It's the 2021 Ford Escape, and it was designed and built to make an impression on you, your friends and even the competition.

*Actual mileage and range will vary. 14.2-gallon tank. Lowest-range vehicle Escape 2.0L AWD. EPA-estimated ratings: 23 city mpg/ 31 hwy mpg/26 combined mpg. Class is Small Utilities based on Ford segmentation.

Max Horsepower

The available 2.0L Ecoboost® with Auto Start-Stop Technology has maximum horsepower of 250.* That's more available horsepower than Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, and Nissan Rogue.

*Horsepower ratings based on premium fuel per SAEJ1349® standard. Your results may vary.

Plenty of Leg Room

The 2021 Ford Escape gas model has maximum second-row leg room of 40.7 inches. That's more than the RAV4, CR-V, Compass, and Chevy Equinox.*

*Based on the second-row seat in the most rearward position

More Cargo Space

Load up and go. Escape has more cargo space* than the Chevy Equinox, Jeep Compass, and even the Jeep Cherokee.

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Confidence on the Road to Adventure

The Ford Escape for 2021 offers a wide range of available features to help keep you aware of your surroundings and ever-changing traffic conditions. Ford Co-Pilot360™ is an advanced suite of standard and available driver-assist technologies to help keep you connected and confident when you hit the road as part of your diverse, adventurous and active lifestyle.

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