2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Toyota C-HR

With the 2018 Ford EcoSport on its way, the 2018 Ford Escape will no longer be the smallest SUV in the Ford lineup. But it is, and always will be, one of our favorites here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, thanks to its versatility, capability and efficiency. See, the new Ford Escape is the perfect example of how to combine the power and passenger and cargo space of an SUV with the efficiency, maneuverability and handling of a car, which makes it the obvious choice for anyone looking to purchase a new SUV.

To show you what we mean, we decided to put together this 2018 Ford Escape versus 2018 Toyota C-HR head-to-head model comparison. After taking a look at the horsepower, torque and interior volume numbers we’re using to compare the two models, you’ll know the new Ford Escape isn’t just the right choice for your new SUV, it’s the only choice. So, it’s a good thing we routinely offer around 90 new Ford Escape models here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.

2018 Ford Escape


2018 Toyota C-HR

168 HP Horsepower 144 HP
170 lb-ft. Torque 139 lb-ft.
98.7 ft.3 Total Passenger Volume 83.8 ft.3
34.0 ft.3 Cargo Space 19.0 ft.3

Get More Horsepower, More Torque and More Interior Space with the 2018 Ford Escape at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

Before we get into the meat of this comparison, we want to let you know we’re using the base models of the new Ford Escape and new Toyota C-HR. With that out of the way, let’s get down to it by checking out the horsepower and torque ratings for each model. If you’re looking for more power – and more capability – then you’ll want to go with the 2018 Escape. That’s because the 2018 Ford Escape can pump out 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque, while the 2018 Toyota C-HR only provides 144 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque.

The new Ford Escape keeps its advantage over the new Toyota C-HR when we check out the interior of the two models. That’s because the 2018 Ford Escape offers 98.7 cubic-feet of passenger space and 34 cubic-feet of cargo space, whereas the 2018 Toyota C-HR can only offer a mere 83.8 cubic-feet of passenger space and 19 cubic-feet of cargo space.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2018 Ford Escape and everything it brings to the table, please get in touch with our Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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