Comparison - Hyundai Tucson SEL 2019 - vs - Ford Escape SE 2020

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

Hyundai ix35,Hyundai Tucson ix,Hyundai Tucson ix35

Also called:

Mercury Mariner

Model: 
Average Price: 
$
27,000
Updated: 
19 Mar 2019
$
28,595
Updated: 
28 Jan 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-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: 
16.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Noir Pearl
#000000
Dusk Blue
#122676
Sage Brown
#937C6E
Coliseum Grey
#382C2E
White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Gemstone Red
#70000D
Aqua Blue
#378CE7
Dazzling White
#EAECED
Molten Silver
#B6B9BB
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: 

If you want a vehicle with a good value proposition, the Hyundai lineup is a great place to look. A prime example is the 2019 Hyundai Tucson, which is spacious, stylish and feature-packed, even at base trim levels.Updated styling and feature availability.Collision avoidance and lane keeping assist are now standard.Turbocharged 1.6-liter engine has been discontinued.

Pros
A wealth of features for the money
Top safety scores
Comfortable ride on rough roads

Cons
Slow acceleration with the base engine
Less cargo space than top rivals
Some disappointing interior pieces
Fuel economy falls behind class leaders

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game.

Pros
A simple but appealing look
Refined ride
A quiet cockpit
Reasonable fuel economy
Excellent warranty coverage

Cons
Basic SE trim
Smaller cargo area than in rivals
Limited’s the only model for top tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson ranked #6 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Hyundai Tucson has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly tech features
Quiet interior
Smooth ride

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Uninspiring engines
Lower fuel economy estimates than rivals

By: 
usnews.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: 
21.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
1.50L
Torque: 
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
190ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
181hp
at 6 000rpm
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.90Feet
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: 
no
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: 
Keyless Ignition
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling
Roadside Assistance
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
176.20in
180.50in
Width: 
72.80in
74.10in
Height: 
64.80in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
6.40in
Front Track: 
63.00in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
64.00in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
106.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
55.60in
55.20in
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
42.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
57.60in
Rear Head Room: 
39.20
39.30
Rear Hip Room: 
54.50in
53.30in
Rear leg room: 
38.20in
40.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.50in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
61.90cu.ft
65.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.00cu.ft
33.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3627.00lbs
3464.00lbs

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: 
1 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Cloth
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: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
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
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 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: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In.
17 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
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
no
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: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Vehicle Alarm Notification
Tire Pressure Monitoring
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: 
Option Group 01
Winter Package
Cargo Package
Equipment Group 200A
Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist
Exterior Options: 
Mudguards
Tow Hitch
Rear Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards (VP)
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Panoramic Vista Roof
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
Interior Options: 
First Aid Kit
Cargo Cover
Carpeted Floor Mats
Auto-Dimming Mirror With HomeLink And Compass
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
All Weather Floor Mats (VP)
Cargo Area Protector (VP)
Easy Access Cargo Shade (VP)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige, cloth
#CDBEAB
Black, cloth
#232428
Gray, cloth
#707477
Color: 
Dark Earth Gray, premium cloth
#4B4744