2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V
2016 Ford Escape 2016 Honda CR-V
$23,590 MSRP $23,745
31 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 33 MPG
2.5L I-4 Engine 2.4L I-4
5 Passenger Capacity 5

2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Ford Escape Interior

Drivers looking for the extra space of an SUV with the fuel economy of a car have been turning to the compact crossover segment, and with good reason. The popularity of this category has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, especially with younger families. The Ford Escape was one of the vehicles that helped to create this segment when it was originally released back in 2000. The Escape remains one of the most popular vehicles in its class more than 15 years later, which is very impressive. Ford has added in some fresh new upgrades and changes to the Escape for the new 2016 model year that have customers more excited than ever about this compact crossover vehicle.

As the popularity of the compact crossover vehicle segment has increased, so has the number of models in the segment. There are currently a huge number of compact crossover models to choose from. However, the Ford Escape remains the best and most iconic vehicle in its class. However, we don’t just expect you to take our word for it. We are going to prove it to you by matching up the new 2016 Ford Escape against one of its top competitors, Honda’s CR-V model. Continue reading to learn more about this 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda CR-V comparison.

2016 Ford Escape: Spacious and Advanced

As we stated earlier, compact SUV buyers have plenty of options to choose from, so we are going to use this comparison to show you exactly why the iconic Ford Escape is still the best vehicle in its class. One of the ways that the new 2016 Ford Escape is superior to the 2016 Honda CR-V is with its bold styling. It has Euro-inspired styling that is overtly sporty, both inside and out. It has an aggressive stance, curvy lines and a broadly arched profile that is sure to turn heads in traffic. On the other hand, the 2016 Honda CR-V does not really impress us at all with its styling. It’s rather plain, and is far from sporty. It isn’t a bad looking vehicle, but it doesn’t stand out nearly as much as the new 2016 Ford Escape.

Another way that the new 2016 Ford Escape is clearly better than the 2016 Honda CR-V is with its long list of state-of-the-art safety and technology features that are the best in its class. Some of the most notable safety and technology features on the 2016 Escape include: SYNC 3 infotainment, foot-activated liftgate, Active Park Assist, rear view camera, start-stop technology and so much more. The 2016 Honda CR-V does not even come close to matching the exciting and bold features that are found on the new Escape. Anyone interested in finding out additional information about the new 2016 Ford Escape should feel free to reach out to us here at Mike Castrucci Ford. We would be happy to set you up with a test drive or answer any questions that you have.

Red 2016 Ford Escape Exterior