Comparison - Ford Escape Titanium 2017 - vs - Toyota C-HR Hybrid 2017

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$27,776
Updated: 
17 Nov 2016
$32,500
Converted from UK Pound
Updated: 
28 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.70gals
10.56gals
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: 
Decuma Grey with Black roof
#757575
White Pearl with Black roof
#DBDBDB
Nebula Blue with Black roof
#1D50AA
Metal Stream with Black roof
#AEABAC

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

The European small SUV segment has exploded in the last few years, and Toyota has launched the C-HR to steal more sales from its rivals. It's designed the new C-HR with Europe in mind, which is why Toyota has taken a radical new styling direction compared to its worthy other offerings.

The name C-HR stands for Coupe-High Rider, and the styling suits the name, with rakish lines more in-keeping with models like the BMW X4 and Mercedes GLC Coupe than conventional crossovers.

Under the skin the C-HR uses the Toyota New Global Architecture. This also underpins the current Prius hybrid and helps deliver composed handling and a comfortable ride. The choice of a punchy turbo petrol or frugal hybrid means everyone is catered for, but the former is definitely more fun to drive.

Crucially for this image conscious class, Toyota has worked hard to deliver a distinctive interior. There are plenty of high-grade materials, and a decent tally of kit, while the layout is good and features plenty of bright colours.

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Externally, the C-HR is similar in size to a Nissan Qashqai, which means you get a decent sized boot and reasonable head and legroom. The small back windows do make the rear claustrophobic, however.

Pro:
Head-turning looks, smart cabin, great ride and handling

Cons:
Thrashy hybrid power delivery, claustrophobic rear seats, no diesel

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

There's no doubt about it, the C-HR is a very welcome addition to the small crossover class. The looks will polarise, the infotainment is average and the engine is eager but needs a little extra poke, yet the well-equipped, edgy and comfortable Toyota brings a lot to the table we like.
Toyota has taken its time producing a proper rival to the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3, but the new C-HR delivers the goods
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Indeed, the only thing that that will save Mazda, Honda and others from sweating bullets over potential lost sales are the supply restrictions that are keeping Toyota Australia's order books to 6000 units for all of 2017.

Do what we'd do and buy the base car, choose some nicer alloys, and save a few grand.

Pro:
Genuinely interesting design
Standard equipment levels
Balanced new chassis
Good refinement and comfort
Improved service intervals

Cons:
Small infotainment screen
No CarPlay/Android Auto
Engine acceptable, but nothing more
Koba spec a little expensive
Short supply spells waiting list

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Wow, you won’t mistake the Toyota C-HR for anything else.

Nope. When we first saw it at motor shows, the C-HR made a big impression. Now we have reviewed it on the road, we can say this small Toyota crossover sure keeps its impact among traffic.

Actually it’s not as small as you might think. It might look like a Juke rival in photos, but it’s more the size of a Qashqai. But it’s not a family car, because interior space is compromised by the eye-socking looks. So you end up with something that could sit on the same shopping list as a Fiat 500X or the new Audi Q2.

I’m guessing it’s a coupe version of the RAV4 then?

No way. The RAV4 is bigger again. But the main thing is, the C-HR is mechanically all-new.

By: 
topgear.com

It's no secret that Americans don't buy hatchbacks and station wagons en masse anymore. But the last two decades have revealed that people really like them if they ride a bit higher, have optional all-wheel drive and look more like an SUV — i.e., a crossover. The outrageously successful Toyota RAV4 is a prime example, and now Toyota is hoping you'll have a similar affinity toward the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR.

The C-HR is smaller and more affordable than the RAV4. In fact, it was originally developed for Toyota's now-defunct Scion brand, which largely explains the C-HR's flamboyant styling and sporty handling. These two key attributes, along with the extensive list of standard safety features, are the main reasons to consider the C-HR in our opinion.

pros

Sporty handling makes it fun to zip around turns
Comes standard with plenty of features, including advanced safety
Swoopy styling helps it stand out

cons

Unlike on most rivals, all-wheel drive isn't available
Can seem slow when accelerating to highway speeds
Navigation, satellite radio and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto not offered

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City: 
22.00mpg
54.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
56.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
1.80L
Torque: 
177ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
120ft-lbs
at 4 300rpm
Horsepower: 
179hp
at 6 000rpm
122hp
at 6 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
37.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
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: 
yes
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: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Multimedia switches,Telephone switch 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
Rain sensing wipers
Electric park brake button
Reverse sensors
Illuminated entry system
Front 12V power outlet
4.2" Coloured TFT screen for multi-information display
ECO-driving Indicator
Hybrid System Indicator
Front, Lid on front console box
Slow-opening lower, Single compartment glovebox
Shopping bag hooks

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
178.10in
171.25in
Width: 
72.40in
70.60in
Height: 
66.30in
61.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.80in
7.50in
Front Track: 
61.50in
60.70in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
60.70in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
103.93in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
39.50
Front Hip Room: 
54.50in
53.10in
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
41.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
56.80in
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
38.30
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
47.40in
Rear leg room: 
37.30in
39.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.20in
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.00cu.ft
24.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3678.00lbs
4067.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
1 one-touch power windows
Electrical retractable side mirrors
Smart Entry & Push-button Start System
Auto folding door 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
Manually height-adjustable driver seat
Power-adjustable lumbar support on driver seat
Heated driver & front passenger seats
60:40 split-folding rear seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front independent suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front and rear stabilizer bar

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
Dual vanity mirrors
Air conditioning
Follow-me-home headlights, Auto Headlights
Power-adjustable door mirrors, Heated door mirrors, Auto folding door mirrors
Smart Entry & Push-button Start System
Lane Departure Alert switch on steering wheel
Electric Power Steering
Auto up & down function on all power windows

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
yes
yes
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
4 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB , wifi, bluetooth Aux-in connection
Speed sensitive volume control
160 watts stereo output
Toyota Touch® 2 multimedia system, Navigation system

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Honeycomb lower front grille
LED front light guide
Rear spoiler
Privacy glass on rear windows
Shark-fin antenna
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18
18
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Null spare wheel
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

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
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear ventilated 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
no
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
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
Lane Departure Alert with Steering Control, Road Sign Assist
Adjustable Speed Limiter (ASL)
Automatic High Beam, LED headlights, Automatic headlight levelling
Rear combination lights (LED type)
Blind Spot Monitor (BSM),
Turning signal integrated in door mirrors
Motion sensor alarm
Brake Assist (BA)
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Simple Intelligent Parking Assist (Simple IPA)
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) airbags - 7 airbags
Driver & front passenger Whiplash Injury Lessening (WIL) seats

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: 
Full Black Leather
#5E6263
Dynamic Fabric
#35394E