A blue 2020 Ford Escape driving next to a 2019 red Ford Escape

At Phil Long Ford of Motor City, we have both the 2020 Ford Escape and the 2019 Ford Escape models you want to drive. We will do an in-depth 2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape comparison to help you determine which suits your needs the best. Keep in mind that the 2020 Ford Escape was recently redesigned, providing more room and an upgraded style to drivers. In our Escape comparison, we will look at the cost, mpg, interior, trims, and features between both models.

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Cost of A 2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape

The starting price of a 2020 Ford Escape starts at $24,885, while the MSRP on a new 2019 Ford Escape is $24,105. Even the top of the line 2020 Ford Escape features a low starting price of just 33,400. You can save more money if you prefer to drive a used Ford Escape model instead.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape MPG

There has been an improvement in fuel economy with the new 2020 Ford Escape. The base engine produces 27/33 mpg, while the four-cylinder with all-wheel-drive earns 23/31 mpg. On the other hand, the 2019 Ford Escape with a base engine gets 21/29 mpg. You might see 22/29 mpg with the turbocharged engine and 23/30 mpg with the 1.5-liter.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Seating

It doesn't matter if you choose the 2020 or 2019 Ford Escape, you will have room to fit five occupants comfortably.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Size

With the redesign, the 2020 Ford Escape became slightly more spacious at 181″ L x 74″ W x 66″ H versus the 178″ L x 72″ W x 66″ H dimensions of the 2019 Ford Escape. While this doesn't add more cargo space, Ford re-engineered the interior to offer more passenger room for additional comfort.

the interior cargo space of a 2020 Ford Escape vs. a 2019 Ford Escape

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Trims

Both the 2020 and 2019 Ford Escape are available in four trim levels: S, SE, SEL, and Titanium. You will see that the trims remain essentially the same, and the prices only go up slightly between the two models.


2020 Ford Escape

S: $24,885, SE: $27,095, SEL: $29,255, and Titanium: $33,400.

 

2019 Ford Escape

S: $24,105, SE: $26,500, SEL: $28,445, and Titanium: $32,620.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Towing Capacity

Both the 2020 and the 2019 Ford Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped. That's enough to take your boat or camper to the lake for the weekend.

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2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Interior

There's an increase in passenger space with the 2020 Ford Escape. Because of this, you might notice a slight decrease in the cargo room. The 2020 Ford Escape features 33.5 cubic feet of room behind the back seats and 65.4 cubic feet with the seats down, while the 2019 Ford Escape has 34 cubic feet behind the back row and 68 cubic feet with the seats folded down.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Technology

The 2020 Ford Escape includes the SYNC system, a 4.2-inch display, a USB port, and a six-speaker sound system. These are the same standard features found on the 2019 Ford Escape, except the newer models offer the option to add a ten-speaker premium Bang & Olufsen audio system.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Comfort

Where you see a big difference between the 2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape is in the passenger volume. The newer model includes 104 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the 2019 Escape only contains 98.7 cubic feet.

profile shots of a 2020 Ford Escape near a 2019 Ford Escape

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Safety Rating

The NHTSA awarded the 2020 Ford Escape with a perfect five-star rating, while the IIHS named it a Top Safety Pick. While the 2019 Ford Escape also received a five-star rating from the NHTSA, it was not rated as a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS. This data shows that the newer 2020 Escape has made great strides to become a safer vehicle.

2020 vs. 2019 Ford Escape Reliability

Another big improvement is with the reliability ratings. The 2020 Ford Escape earned a 4.5/5 from J.D. Power, while the 2019 Ford Escape was ranked as 3.5/5. Both models come complete with a 3-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

New Ford Escape For Sale

If you've decided that the 2020 Ford Escape is right for you, stop by Phil Long Ford on Motor City Drive to check out our new inventory. We have the new Ford Escape for sale in Colorado Springs. Our limited-time deals and incentives will help you save more money while you enjoy this family-friendly, highly-rated SUV.

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Used Ford Escape For Sale

You can also choose to save more money by browsing our online inventory of used Ford Escape models for sale in Colorado Springs. You can choose a model that's just a few years old to get the latest technology and features or look for a budget-friendly model from years gone by. Whatever is important to you, we can supply.

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