Comparison - Honda Pilot EX-L 2020 - vs - Ford Escape SE 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Honda MR-V

Also called:

Mercury Mariner

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
39,860
Updated: 
23 Aug 2019
$
28,595
Updated: 
28 Jan 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
8
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Steel Sapphire
#171F34
Obsidian Blue
#080932
Dark Cherry
#3C0E11
Black Forest
#304830
Crystal Black
#000000
Modern steel
#595959
Lunar Silver
#C4C4C4
Platinum White Pearl
#E7E9E8
Color: 
Star White metallic tri-coat
#FDFFFB
Rapid red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Oxford White
#E4E4E4
Magnetic Metallic
#737577
Sedona Orange Metallic
#B53815
Ingot Silver metallic
#AEB2B5
Velocity BLUE metallic
#3A8EC6
Dark persian green metallic
#264F51
Desert Gold Metallic
#D2CDB8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Honda Pilot comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed automatic.No major changes for 2020.New top-line Black Edition trim level.

Pros
A versatile, roomy interior with spacious rear seats
Ride is smooth and compliant in most conditions
Better fuel economy than rivals
Multiple clever storage compartments

Cons
Collision warning and adaptive cruise control are overly sensitive
Third-row access is narrow

By: 
edmunds.com

For 2020, the Honda Pilot receives the mildest of updates. Along with a small price increase, the Pilot lineup adds a new range-topping model called the Black Edition. Honda fans will recognize that the same edition is available on the Ridgeline mid-size pickup truck. Likewise, the Pilot Black Edition has standard all-wheel drive, blacked-out exterior bits, and red interior accents.

Pros
Strong and efficient V-6, roomy and practical interior, plenty of available tech.

Cons
Clunky six-speed automatic transmission, minivan-like appearance, frustrating touchscreen.

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Honda Pilot is a three-row family crossover at the top of its class.

Pros
Handsome looks
Good seats all the way around
Comfortable power
Standard active safety tech
Good infotainment on most versions

Cons
Base model skimp on features
Too conservative?
9-speed isn’t much more fuel-efficient
Top trims lack convincing luxury features

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Ford Escape's #7 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 20 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Optional infotainment system is user-friendly
Lots of standard driver assistance features
Two rows of adult-friendly seats
Adept handling and comfortable ride

Cons
Unimpressive interior materials
Eight-speed transmission sometimes hunts for the correct gear

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Ford Escape takes a more refined tack, and brings its hybrid edition back into vogue.

Pros
Three powertrain choices
Shapely exterior
Good standard safety gear
Sliding second-row seat
Hybrid priced below $30k

Cons
Smaller than big rivals
Interior trim needs an upgrade
Top model? Top dollar
Seats lack support

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Ford Escape comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic, 8-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

Cons
Sleek, new rear liftgate design compromises some cargo capacity

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
12
Cylinders: 
6
V
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
1.50L
Torque: 
262ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
190ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
280hp
at 6 000rpm
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.40Feet

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
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 And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Push Button Start
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4 Total)
Cargo Area Bag Hooks
Map Lights (All Rows)
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.50in
180.50in
Width: 
78.60in
74.10in
Height: 
70.60in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
Front Track: 
66.30in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
66.30in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in
106.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
39.30
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
42.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.40in
40.70in
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.00in
57.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.30in
53.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
62.00in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
83.80cu.ft
65.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.50cu.ft
33.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
4287.00lbs
3464.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
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: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Cargo Area Light
Hidden Storage Well
Capless Fuel Filler
Conversation Mirror with Sunglasses Holder
Integrated Sunshades (2nd-Row)
Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 Subwoofer(S
215 Watts Stereo Output
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
7 Total Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear Privacy Glass
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Intermittent Rear Window Wiper / Washer
Windshield
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18
17 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

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 disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
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: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
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

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 200A
Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist
Exterior Options: 
Splash Guards (VP)
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Panoramic Vista Roof
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
Interior Options: 
All Weather Floor Mats (VP)
Cargo Area Protector (VP)
Easy Access Cargo Shade (VP)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige Leather
#958875
Black Leather
#221F22
Gray, leather
#868F8E
Color: 
Dark Earth Gray, premium cloth
#4B4744