2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Mazda CX-3

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Mazda CX-3

When the Ford Escape first burst onto the scene during the 2001 model year, people weren’t sure what to make of the new small crossover SUV. But once people got behind the wheel and realized how the Ford Escape is the perfect combination of power, fuel efficiency, maneuverability and handling, it quickly skyrocketed in popularity. Fast forward to the 2018 model year, and the new Ford Escape is continuing that tradition of offering unmatched capability and versatility.

But we’re not going to just tell you how great the 2018 Ford Escape is. Instead, we’re going to show you with this 2018 Ford Escape versus 2018 Mazda CX-3 head-to-head model comparison. By comparing the horsepower and torque offerings of each model, along with the interior passenger and cargo space provided by each model, you’ll see the new Ford Escape is the only choice for anyone who wants the power, capability and interior volume of an SUV paired with the smooth handling, easy maneuverability and unparalleled gas mileage of a car.

2018 Ford Escape


2018 Mazda CX-3

168 HP Horsepower 146 HP
170 lb-ft. Torque 146 lb-ft.
98.7 ft.3 Total Passenger Space 87.6 ft.3
34.0 ft.3 Cargo Space 12.4 ft.3

Get More Power and More Interior Space than the 2018 Mazda CX-3 with a 2018 Ford Escape from Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

Let’s begin our comparison of the new Ford Escape and the new Mazda CX-3 by looking at the horsepower and torque offered by each model. The 2018 Ford Escape’s standard engine offers 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. There are two other available engines for the 2018 Escape and those power numbers only rise as you go up the engine ladder, topping off at 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The only engine available for the 2018 Mazda CX-3, on the other hand, offers only 146 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Ford Escape also holds a distinct advantage over the 2018 Mazda CX-3 in terms of interior volume. What we mean by that is the new Ford Escape provides you with 98.7 cubic-feet of total passenger space and 34 cubic-feet of cargo space, while the new Mazda CX-3 can only provide you with 87.6 cubic-feet of total passenger space and 12.4 cubic-feet of cargo space.

Please contact our friendly and knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA, to find out even more about everything offered by the 2018 Ford Escape.

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