2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Ford Escape

Millions of American drivers are moving towards the crossover market every year, and with good reason. Crossover SUVs are really the best of both worlds in the automotive industry – they offer the compact efficiency usually reserved for sedans, mixed with the type of interior space and body stylings that you’d expect from full-size SUVs, all wrapped up in an affordable package that can tailor to your financial needs. Two of the best examples of crossovers’ dominance in the American market are the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Ford Escape; they’re clear class-leaders in just about every regard, but which one comes out on top?

To help you answer that question, our Alexander Toyota team has put together some information on the RAV4 and Escape – come with us today to see how they stack up below; you might just end up with a crossover that you’ll want to call your own!

2019 Toyota RAV4 next to Ford Escape in comparison image

2019 Toyota RAV4 


2019 Ford Escape 

$25,500  Starting MSRP  $24,105 
2.5-liter Inline 4 / Up to 203 horsepower  Base Engine / Horsepower  2.5-liter Inline 4 / 168 horsepower 
Five Passengers / 69.8 cubic feet  Seating Capacity / Interior Cargo Volume  Five Passengers / 68 cubic feet 
26 miles per gallon city / 36 highway  City and Highway Fuel Economy  23 miles per gallon city / 30 highway 

Test drive the 2019 Toyota RAV4 at Alexander Toyota in Yuma AZ

The competition between the 2019 RAV4 and Escape ends up clearly in the RAV4’s favor in just about every regard. Not only does it offer greater horsepower, fuel economy and interior space than the Escape, but with Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive and three selectable drive modes at your disposal, you’ll be able to keep a firm hold on any terrain you’re looking to conquer. That’s not even mentioning the RAV4’s safety features, which are not only numerous, but more effective than those of the Escape at keeping you secure behind the wheel. Some of the best ones include:

  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Full-Speed Range
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Many more!

There’s no denying the serious influence that the 2019 Toyota RAV4 has in the automotive market. Be sure to contact our Alexander Toyota sales team if you want to learn more about the 2019 RAV4 and schedule a test drive today!