2022 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2022 Ford Escape | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2022 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2022 Ford Escape Review

Picture of the 2022 Ford Bronco Sport

2022 Ford
Bronco Sport

MSRP*: $28,565 to $36,590
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

Picture of the 2022 Ford Escape

2022 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $27,025 to $37,145
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 22 - 44 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 31 - 37 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)
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 181 - 250 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 2,200 lbs 1,500 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 172.7 in 180.5 - 181.3 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
The Ford Bronco Sport offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Ford Escape, with comparable head- and legroom. 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
The Ford Escape requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Bronco Sport, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Bronco Sport will have less of an impact on your bank account 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
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Bronco Sport is clearly the choice over the Ford Escape for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Bronco Sport has a little less horsepower than the Ford Escape.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Bronco Sport transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than 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. The Ford Bronco Sport has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Ford Escape.