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
2019 Ford Escape
|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|
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:
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!