2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

There are many different options when you want a new vehicle that can seat five, but when you start to add subcategories, like the ability to haul some cargo or fuel efficiency, then you start to narrow the list down. The 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Hyundai Tucson are two SUVs that you might want to look into. Take a look through our 2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson comparison page to see the advantages!

Both the Escape and Tucson come in at around the same price and offer a similar fuel efficiency rating at the standard level. Affordability and fuel-saving efficiency isn’t the only thing that these two have going for them, though. Each also offers five comfortable seats and plenty of cargo space -- up to 67.8 cu.ft. for the Escape and 61.9 cu.ft. for the Tucson.

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2017 Ford Escape differences between the 2017 ford escape and 2017 hyundai tucson 2017 Hyundai Tucson
$23,600 MSRP $22,700
Three Engine Options Two
21 City/29 Highway MPG 23 City/30 Highway
3,500 pounds Max Towing 1,000 pounds

Differences between the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Hyundai Tucson

The base engines in both the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Hyundai Tucson provide a good amount of power and responsiveness, but if you’re looking for more, then you can always choose to upgrade. In the Tucson’s case, you can move up to the Sport 1.6L engine with a 7-speed transmission, which brings your horsepower up to 175. The 2017 not only matches this with its available 1.5L EcoBoost with 179 horsepower, but surpasses it with another available 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost engine with 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.

Both vehicles may nail the sporty look, but only one also comes with the level of utility that you’d expect from vehicles in this class. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson can only offer up to 1,000 pounds of towing power, whereas the 2017 Ford Escape can pull a trailer up to 3,500 pounds. The 2017 Escape also offers a variety of other convenient features, including its SYNC 3 infotainment system and a suite of advanced safety features.

Want to see the 2017 Ford Escape in person to see how impressive it really is? Feel free to stop over at Holiday Ford in Fond du Lac WI.

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