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2021 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Review

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2021 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $25,555 to $36,455
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2022 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

MSRP*: $29,050 to $37,350
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Invoice* $24,788 to $34,997 $27,670 to $35,571
MPG - City 23 - 44 MPG 37 - 38 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 37 MPG 36 - 38 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 60.8 - 65.4 ft3 80.3 ft3
Engine I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Automatic, Continuously Variable Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 165 - 250 hp 180 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 180.5 - 181.3 in 182.3 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 38.9 - 40.7 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 41.3 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.7 - 39.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid than in the Ford Escape, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Escape will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Escape as you will with the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Escape will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Escape will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Ford Escape is about the same width as the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Ford Escape takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Handling
The Ford Escape has the same turning radius as the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Ford Escape for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Escape has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Powertrain
The Ford Escape has much lower torque than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Escape and the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. The Ford Escape has significantly less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Escape is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.