2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Ford Escape
If you’re in the market for a new SUV, there are several options on the market. Honda and Ford have been making SUVs for decades, but now that it’s 2017, both brands are working to keep up with consumer demands. The 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2017 Ford Escape are two popular models in the SUV segment, and they have both been revamped for the new model year.
Under the hood, the 2017 CR-V offers a 2.4-liter inline-four engine, which is capable of producing 184 horsepower. This is more powerful than the 2017 Escape’s 2.5-liter inline-four engine, which is capable of 168 horsepower. If you’re curious to learn where the CR-V and the Escape match up in terms of technology, keep on reading.
Technology features and interior space
The base 2017 Honda CR-V offers standard A/C with climate control. The 2017 Ford Escape only offers it on other styles. Both models offer standard Bluetooth connectivity, and both come complete with an array of standard safety features, like stability and traction control.
Where the Honda CR-V really shines is in the space segment. The cargo area in the 2017 Honda CR-V model can grow up to 75.8 cubic feet when the seats are folded down. For the 2017 Ford Escape, 68.0 cubic feet are available. When it comes to the overall volume, the Honda model offers 145.1 cubic feet, while the Ford offers much less at 132.7 cubic feet.