2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

When it comes to compact SUVs, the most dominant vehicle in the segment is the Ford Escape. People love the Escape for its versatility, style, comfort and spaciousness. This vehicle is very iconic and has been on the market for almost two decades already. Ford continues to be innovative and progressive with the Escape every year and the new 2017 model year is certainly going to be no exception to that. Ford has implemented some exciting new changes to the Escape this year that are sure to take the popularity of this vehicle to the next level.

The compact SUV segment is arguably the most competitive segment in the automotive industry today. As a result, there are a ton of vehicles that challenge the Ford Escape for market share. One of those vehicles is the 2017 Hyundai Tucson. We wanted to figure out which of these two vehicles is best this year, therefore, we have decided to conduct a 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson, read on to learn more.

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Performance vs Style
168 @ 6000 RPM Horsepower 164 @ 6200 RPM
170 @ 4500 RPM Torque 151 @ 4000 RPM
2.5L I-4 Engine 2.0L I-4
5 Passenger Capacity 5

2017 Ford Escape: Efficient and Fun

One of the ways that the new 2017 Ford Escape is superior to the 2017 Hyundai Tucson is with its overall performance rating. The 2017 Ford Escape is able to make an athletic 168 horsepower with 170 pound-feet of torque, which is more than enough power to zip through traffic during your daily commute. On the other hand, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson is very underpowered in comparison. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson is only able to make 164 horsepower with 151 pound-feet of torque. Therefore, if you are looking for a surprisingly fast compact SUV you should look no further than the new 2017 Ford Escape.

Another way that the new 2017 Ford Escape is superior to the 2017 Hyundai Tucson is with its bold styling. The 2017 Escape has a very sporty styling that takes inspiration from hatchbacks. This stylish vehicle has sleek lines that flow from bumper-to-bumper, making it one of the best looking vehicles in its class. On the other hand, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson is in desperate need of a redesign. Anyone interested in learning more about the new 2017 Ford Escape should feel free to stop in and see us here at Mike Castrucci Ford for additional information or to set up a test drive.

Interior on the 2017 Ford Escape
Sun Roof on the 2017 Ford Escape
Cargo Capacity on the 2017 Ford Escape
Interior on the 2017 Ford Escape

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