Comparison - Ford Escape Titanium 2017 - vs - Acura RDX Technology package 2015

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

Mercury Mariner

Also called:

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$27,776
Updated: 
17 Nov 2016
$36,654
Updated: 
28 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2015
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
5-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.70gals
16.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Canyon Ridge Metallic
#9E735B
Ingot Silver Metallic
#C0BFC4
Lightning Blue Metallic
#34496F
Magnetic Metallic
#646368
Oxford White
#DDDEDE
Shadow Black
#303030
White Gold Metallic
#BBB5AB
Color: 
Basque Red Pearl II
#8D4956
Crystal Black Pearl
#282828
Forged Silver Metallic
#696F89
Graphite Luster Metallic
#75767B
Kona Coffee Metallic
#49403B
Silver Moon Metallic
#ADACB2
White Diamond Pearl
#DFE2E7

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 Escape gets revised exterior styling, some minor interior improvements, a newly available 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a modified 2.0-liter engine with a bit more power. Models with Sync 3 also provide an ownership app (FordPass with Sync Connect) and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. Safety features now include lane departure prevention, a drowsy driver warning system, and adaptive cruise control with forward collision alert.

Pros
Optional 2.0-liter turbocharged engine accelerates quickly
New tech interface features advanced voice control, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
Steering and handling feel more like that of a car than SUV
More room for small stuff, and more power plugs

Cons
New base engine lacks punch
Dashboard design looks dated with many small, similar-looking buttons
Base-model S trim available only with older, less efficient 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Ford Escape ranks 4 out of 18 Compact SUVs. The 2017 Ford Escape has a solid ranking in the top third of the very competitive compact SUV class. A well-balanced ride, an upscale interior, potent optional engines, and a long list of available features help the Escape outperform many rivals.

Pros
Quality interior
Lots of cool, user-friendly tech features
Nimble handling
Peppy and fuel-efficient turbocharged engine options

Cons
Below-average fuel economy with base engine

By: 
usnews.com

Strategically updated for 2017, the Ford Escape becomes an even more attractive alternative in the popular compact-SUV segment that includes the Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage, Hyundai Tucson, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and Toyota RAV4. Tasteful but effective exterior restyling enhances the Escape’s curb appeal while a comprehensive remake of its roomy, comfortable 5-passenger cabin elevates both visual sophistication and user-friendliness. Available in S/SE/Titanium trims and front- or all-wheel drive, the 2017 Escape also introduces a host of advanced tech touches including Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system with Sync Connect along with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This versatile Ford offers three engines -- including two new, more powerful and more efficient EcoBoost 4-cylinders -- that help the Escape retain its best-in-class tow ratings.

Pros
Buyers in the market for a stylish compact SUV that’s roomy, comfortable and capable with state-of-the-art infotainment features and class-leading tow ratings will find an ideal travel mate in the 2017 Escape.

Cons
Save for personal styling preferences, there’s not a great deal to ding in this latest iteration of the Escape. The Mazda CX-5 has more sporting character and the Honda CR-V offers marginally more cargo space, but Ford’s highly adaptable hauler makes an impressive case for itself on every functional front.

By: 
kbb.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City: 
22.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Base Engine Size/Displacement : 
1.50
3.50
Torque: 
177ft-lbs
2 500
251ft-lbs
5 000
Horsepower: 
179hp
6 000rpm
273hp
6 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
38.90Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Single overhead cam (SOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
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: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Universal remote transmitter for garage door, security system, etc
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Mobile Internet
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Electric speed-proportional power steering
Retained accessory power

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
178.10in
183.50in
Width: 
72.40in
73.70in
Height: 
66.30in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.80in
5.40in
Front Track: 
61.50in
63.10in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
63.40in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
105.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
38.70
Front Hip Room: 
54.50in
55.70in
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
42.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
58.70in
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
38.10
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
53.80in
Rear leg room: 
37.30in
38.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.20in
57.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.00cu.ft
61.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity: 
3 500lbs
1 500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.00cu.ft
26.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3 678.00lbs
3 852.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Heated mirrors
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Power mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Leather
4 -way power passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Sport front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with storage center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
MacPherson strut front suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Double wishbone rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Rear floor mats
Leather and chrome trim on shift knob
Simulated alloy trim on doors
Simulated alloy trim on center console
Sun sensor
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Front and rear reading lights
Simulated alloy trim on dash
Cargo area light
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Sony premium brand stero system
355 watts stero output
1 subwoofer(s)
10 total speakers
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Memory card slot
Speed sensitive volume control
Mast antenna
410 watts stereo output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
Radio data system
USB connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
1 subwoofer(s)
Speed sensitive volume control
10 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18
18 x 7.5
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Null spare wheel
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Steel spare wheel
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Adaptive Cruise Control w/Forward Collision Warning and Brake Support
Airbag Deployment Notification
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Dual front and dual rear with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
Turn signal mirrors
Tire pressure monitoring
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Electronic brakeforce distribution

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 301A
Equipment Group 300A
Titanium Sport Appearance Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locking Nuts
Splash Guards
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Trailer Tow Class II
Power Panoramic Vista Roof
19" Machined Aluminum Luster Nickle Painted Wheels
Interior Options: 
All Weather Floor Mats
Interior Cargo Cover
Cargo Area Protector
SYNC 3 w/Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#434343
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#383838
Parchment, leather
#BEB4A1