2024 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2023 Ford Escape Review

Picture of the 2024 Ford Bronco Sport

2024 Ford
Bronco Sport

MSRP*: $31,230 to $38,390
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Picture of the 2023 Ford Escape

2023 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $28,000 to $39,460
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MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 26 - 42 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 32 - 36 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 60.6 - 65.2 ft3 60.8 - 65.4 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 163-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 180-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 192-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic, Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 180 - 192 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 2,200 lbs 1,500 - 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 172.7 in 180.5 - 181.2 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 74.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 38.9 - 40.7 in
Head Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.3 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Ford Bronco Sport than the Ford Escape. The Ford Bronco Sport offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Escape, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Bronco Sport as you will with the Ford Escape, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Bronco Sport is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Escape.

Dimensions
The Ford Bronco Sport is about the same width as the Ford Escape. The Ford Bronco Sport is slightly shorter than the Ford Escape, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Ford Bronco Sport has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Escape, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Bronco Sport will do just as well as the Ford Escape, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Bronco Sport and the Ford Escape.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Bronco Sport doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Escape.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Bronco Sport and the Ford Escape. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Bronco Sport as you will in the Ford Escape.