Comparison - Ford Escape SE 2021 - vs - Volkswagen ID.4 GTX 2022

General

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
28,110
Updated: 
28 Jan 2020
£
48,525
Updated: 
21 Aug 2021
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2022
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Star White metallic tri-coat
#FDFFFB
Rapid red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Oxford White
#E4E4E4
Bronze Fire Metallic
#B20F2A
Antimatter blue Metallic
#142F47
Iconic Silver metallic
#C7CAD0
Velocity BLUE metallic
#3A8EC6
Carbonized Gray metallic
#4F453E
Desert Gold Metallic
#D2CDB8

Electric

Battery: 
77kWh
Full Charge Range: 
301mi
Full Charge Time: 
AC 3-phase 11 kW 0%–100% 7 hours 30 minutes /DC3 125 kW 5%-80% 38 minutes
Top Speed: 
112mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.20s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Ford Escape's #10 ranking is based on its score within the Compact SUVs category. Currently the Ford Escape has a score of 7.9 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Good cargo capacity
User-friendly infotainment system
Well-balanced ride and handling

Cons
Cheap cabin materials
Transmission sometimes hunts for the right gear

By: 
usnews.com

Ford has expanded the availability of the hybrid powertrain to the SE and SEL trims for 2021; it's now standard on the top-spec Titanium model. Elsewhere, adaptive cruise control and a traffic-sign recognition feature join the optional Co-Pilot360 Plus package; a hands-free power liftgate and memory settings for the driver's seat and exterior mirrors are now part of the Technology package; and a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, a keyless-entry keypad, and LED exterior lighting are now on the list of features in the Convenience package. A new 19-inch wheel design is optional on the Titanium model, and a Class II Trailer Tow package is now available on Escapes with the optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.

Pros
Handsomely styled exterior, multiple powertrain options, safety tech comes standard.

Cons
Cheap interior on base models, rough-edged base three-cylinder engine, high starting price.

By: 
caranddriver.com

For 2021 Hybrid powertrain now available on SEL trim.Traffic sign recognition added to models with adaptive cruise control.Minor shuffling of trim and package features.

Pros
Roomy and comfortable seating
Smooth ride quality
Easy-to-use controls
Available hybrid powertrain that gets around 40 mpg

Cons
Transmission's abrupt shifts
Lackluster handling

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Electric

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
12
Cylinders: 
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
Torque: 
190ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
348ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
181hp
at 6 000rpm
294hp
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Multi-function steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) stop & go including Front Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
181.30in
180.40in
Width: 
74.10in
72.90in
Height: 
66.10in
64.50in
Front Track: 
62.40in
62.50in
Rear Track: 
61.80in
61.60in
Wheel Base: 
106.70in
109.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
41.10
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
38.40
Front Leg Room: 
42.40in
41.10in
Rear leg room: 
40.70in
37.60in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
54.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
57.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.30in
46.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.40cu.ft
61.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
33.50cu.ft
34.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3474.00lbs
4737.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Keyless entry and starting
Exterior mirrors, power folding, power adjustable, separately heated

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Heated front seats
Drivers’ and front passenger’s seat height adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear seat bench unsplit, backrest split folding

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Single Zone Front Air Conditioning
Climate windscreen - assists defrosting & prevents fogging
Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror
Tailgate/trunk lid release from outside
Ambient lighting with 30 colour options
Electric auxiliary air heater

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
USB With External Media Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
6 speakers
12-inch Navigation infotainment display
2 USB-C ports in the front, 2 USB-C charging sockets on the centre console in the rear
App-connect with wireless connection for Apple carplay and android auto
Wireless smartphone charger

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Black roof rails
Exterior ambient lighting
Heated windscreen washer jets
Rear windscreen wash/wipe
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 In.
20"
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
diamond-turned surface
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Drum
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Warning signal and warning light for front and rear seat belts not fastened
Pro-active passenger protection
Emergency call control unit with eCall
Anti-theft alarm system with interior monitoring, backup horn, and towing protection
3-point seat belts in front with seat belt pretensioners

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 200A
Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist
Cold Weather Package
SE Sport Appearance Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Splash Guards (VP)
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Panoramic Vista Roof
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
Interior Options: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat (Fleet)
Cargo Area Protector (VP)
Easy Access Cargo Shade (VP)
Front And Rear Floor Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark Earth Gray, premium cloth
#4B4744
Sandstone, premium cloth
#CBC2BE