The Right Fit in a Right SUV for Randallstown: The Ford Escape vs the Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue

Whether you need a spacious and efficient ride for your family, or you just like the feel of a good SUV, then look to the 2018 Ford Escape. With its smooth drivetrain, versatility and affordability, the Ford Escape is definitely the next essential thing for your morning commute to Dundalk and wherever else the road takes you. But, don't just take our word for it, let's compare this mid-sized SUV with another of its class: the 2018 Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue.


Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V

  • All models of the Ford Escape come standard with curve control, AdvanceTrac Stability System, and power steering, which delivers a smoother and much more preferable driving experience than that of the Honda CR-V. The CR-V has power steering and a stability system, but falls short when it comes to overall maneuverability.
  • The Ford Escape also has a higher turning radius of 38.8 inches over the 37.4 inches of the Honda CR-V, making the escape better at maneuvering streets in cities like Columbia.
  • The Ford Escape comes standard with 17 inch steel wheels over the alloy wheels of the CR-V. Now, while alloy wheels are the more lightweight option, they are also the more expensive and harder to fix as alloy wheels tend to break and crack under heavy impact.
  • The starting price on the Ford Escape is $23,940, which is a bit cheaper than the MSRP of the Honda CR-V, which starts at $24,150.
  • In case of an accident, all models of the Ford Escape come standard with SOS-Post Crash Alert System which alerts first responders to a vehicle's location and automatically unlocks doors to aid vehicle exit or entrance for first responders. This and other technology, such as Lane Departure Warning and Collision Mitigation Braking System, are absent from the base model of the CR-V and have to be upgraded.
  • The Ford Escape comes standard with AppLink that allows you to integrate your smartphone in with the media system. Whereas, the Honda equivalent, HondaLink is absent from the base trim of the Honda CR-V and has to be upgraded.

Ford Escape vs Nissan Rogue

The compact SUV segment is full of competition. With so many vehicles available, though, how do you know you're making the right choice? The truth is, while there may not be a perfect vehicular match for every single new SUV buyer in and around Glen Burnie, there are certain SUVs that stand out from the crowd. The Ford Escape is one of them. Even, or, perhaps, especially when compared to some of its main rivals in the compact crossover SUV segment, this Ford is a great choice.

Find yourself taken with the new Nissan Rogue, but still considering the Ford Escape? Here's how these two SUVs stand off against one another for all your travels near Columbia and beyond.

  • Escape offers 179-horsepower. Rogue offers only 170-horsepower.
  • Escape offers a 245-horsepower engine option. Rogue only offers one engine choice.
  • Escape earns perfect 5-star NHTSA overall safety ranking. Rogue earns a 4-star rating.
  • Escape earns a predicted reliability score of 4.5/5 from J.D. Power. Rogue earns an average 3/5 star rating in the same test.
  • Escape offers a wide range of upgrades and premium features Dundalk drivers love, from a hands-free liftgate to HID headlights to SYNC® 3 infotainment, and so much more


Get the Great SUV in Glen Burnie

Koons Ford of Baltimore has been serving customers all around Maryland for many years now and we want you to be a part of our ever-expanding family of satisfied customers. Come check out the Ford Escape and take this affordable, versatile mid-sized SUV for a test drive today! We're conveniently located at 6970 Security Boulevard in Baltimore, MD.