2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda HR-V
2016 Ford Escape 2016 Honda HR-V

2.5-liter i-VTC I-4

1.6-liter Ti-VTC GTDI I-4

2.0-liter Ti-VTC GTDI I-4

Engine Options 1.8-liter In-Line 4-Cylinder
168-240 Horsepower Range 141
67.8 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 58.8 cubic feet
SYNC Infotainment HondaLink

2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda HR-V

Exterior of the 2016 Ford Escape

Sport Utility Vehicles are one of the most popular styles on the road thanks to their versatility and athletic appearance. They are also one of the most diverse styles in terms of size, which can range from crossover to full size, with several variations in between. Despite being on the compact side of the spectrum, both the 2016 Ford Escape and 2016 Honda HR-V have plenty to offer for active and social families. But which model is right for you? Let us help make the decision a little easier by presenting a comparison of the 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda HR-V.

When parked side-by-side, the 2016 Ford Escape is slightly larger with a 178 inch length, 66 inch height, and 72 inch width. The overall length of the 2016 Honda HR-V is 169 inches, with a height of 63 inches and a width of 69 inches. With the larger dimensions for the 2016 Escape, comes a larger maximum cargo capacity of 67.8 cubic feet.

In addition to the larger physical size, the 2016 Escape has more engine choices with the base being a 168 horsepower 2.5-liter i-VTC I-4, which overpowers the lone standard 1.8-liter In-Line 4-Cylinder engine contained in the 2016 HR-V. With the greater variety of engines and a maximum horsepower of 240, the 2016 Escape has a 1500 to 3500 pound towing capacity, while the 2016 HR-V was not built to tow.

2016 Ford Escape Offers Great Technology Options

Besides the extra power provided by 2016 Escape, you can enjoy your ride more with the technology offered by Ford. One of the technology options is the SYNC infotainment system, where you can navigate to your destination, perform research, and enjoy your favorite music all by using the easy-tap touchscreen or voice command. This increases safety because your eyes will be on the road, rather than your personal electronic devices.

Speaking of safety, the 2016 Escape comes standard with an extensive airbag system, LATCH seatbelt anchors, brake assist technology, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System. One of our favorite features is the Belt Minder, which will remind you and your passengers to use your seatbelts and promote excellent safety habits.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Honda HR-V comparison, feel free to contact a Dahl Ford sales professional today!

Interior of 2016 Ford Escape