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2022 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Review

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2022 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $27,185 to $37,305
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2022 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

MSRP*: $29,750 to $38,050
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MPG - City 22 - 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
  • 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)
  • 226-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 226 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

*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). Whether you pick the Ford Escape or the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same.

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.