Comparison - Ford Escape Titanium Hybrid 2020 - vs - Audi Q3 Premium 45 TFSI Quattro 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
35,050
Updated: 
11 Jul 2020
$
34,700
Updated: 
27 Jul 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.90gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
#FDFFFB
Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Magnetic Metallic
#727476
Sedona Orange Metallic
#B53815
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Velocity Blue Metallic
#004D89
Dark Persian Green Metallic
#264F51
Desert Gold Metallic
#D2CDB8
Color: 
Cosmos blue
#262A50
Ibis white
#EEEEE6
Pulse orange
#C45C35
Chronos grey
#3F463F
Glacier white
#C9CECA
Mythos black
#000403
Tango red
#A7141A
Nano grey
#626262
Florett silver
#B2B2B2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Ford Escape comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed automatic, electrically variable-speed automatic.The Ford Escape is fully redesigned.Hybrid version is back after a prolonged absence.Improved power and acceleration.

Pros
Updated style and interior design
Powertrain options range from sporty performance to efficient hybrid
Sliding second-row seats improve passenger room and cargo utility
Sleek, new rear liftgate design compromises some cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

The Escape is fundamentally unchanged for 2018, but there are some tweaks to the lineup and to its standard-equipment offerings.The SEL comes standard with leather-trimmed seating, a power liftgate, heated exterior mirrors, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and LED running lights.

Pros
Graceful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine,
smooth ride,
attractive and intuitive infotainment system.

Cons
Less rear-seat and cargo space than the class leaders,
turbo engines return mediocre fuel economy.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Ford Escape was overdue for a redesign, but the new model trades style for powertrain choices.

Pros
Lots of engine choices
Clean interior design
Good standard safety gear

Cons
Light on cargo space
We’re waiting for mpg ratings
Bland styling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Audi Q3 blends practicality, quality, and fun in a chunky but city-friendly package.

Pros
Lots of standard tech…
Punchy turbo engine
Hot hatchback handling
Standard all-wheel drive

Cons
…But best features cost a lot more
Lackluster fuel economy
Gets expensive fast

By: 
thecarconnection.com

No significant changes for 2020.Part of the second Q3 generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Packed with modern technology features
Interior is lined with high-quality materials
Quiet cabin and comfortable ride quality
More passenger room than most subcompact SUVs

Cons
Lackluster fuel economy
Limited in-cabin storage
Not much fun to drive

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Audi Q3's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Subcompact SUVs category. Currently the Audi Q3 has a score of 8.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Posh, spacious cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Engaging ride
Good predicted reliability rating

Cons
Poor fuel economy for the class

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
44.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
37.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
155ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 700rpm
Horsepower: 
165hp
at 6 250rpm
228hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet

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: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Rear Parking Sensors
Destination Download
Mobile Internet (Browser)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
180.50in
176.60in
Width: 
74.10in
72.80in
Height: 
68.60in
64.10in
Front Track: 
62.40in
62.20in
Rear Track: 
61.80in
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
106.70in
105.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
37.60
Front Leg Room: 
42.40in
40.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
36.10in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
56.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.80cu.ft
48.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.70cu.ft
23.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3706.00lbs
3905.00lbs

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: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
10 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
180-Watt Audio Output
USB Connection
10 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 In.
18 In.
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

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 brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Turn signal mirrors
Pre-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
LED Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Titanium Premium Package
Equipment Group 400A
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Splash Guards (VP)
Black Roof Rail Cross Bars
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
Black Roof-Rail Crossbars (VP)
Panoramic Vista Roof
Paint Protection
Interior Options: 
All Weather Floor Mats
Interior Cargo Cover
Cargo Area Protector
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Stainless Steel Pedal Caps
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Interior Protection Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#000000
Sandstone, leather
#CBC2BE
Color: 
Black, leather
#101010
Pearl beige, leather
#BBB9AC
Okapi brown, leather
#795845