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2019 Honda CR-V LX 2WD

2019 Honda CR-V LX

2019 Ford Escape S FWD

2019 Ford Escape

2019 Honda CR-V LX vs. 2019 Ford Escape

184 hp


168 hp
180 lb-ft


170 lb-ft
26 hwy mpg* on LX with 2-speed CVT

City MPG

21 mpg
32 hwy mpg* on LX with 2-speed CVT

Highway MPG

29 mpg
106 cu ft.

Passenger Volume

99 cu ft.
39.2 cu ft.

Cargo Volume

34 cu ft.

If you’re looking to upgrade your Bayonne and Newark commute with a new SUV, you may be comparing models like the 2019 Honda CR-V LX vs. 2019 Ford Escape. While both offer strong performance and the cabin space you expect from a new SUV, only one can come out on top. Learn more from our Honda CR-V vs. Ford Escape comparison with the helpful experts at Metro Honda today!

Honda CR-V vs. Ford Escape: Performance Features

One of the first reasons why drivers go for an SUV is to find a vehicle that can keep up with their on-the-go lifestyle by delivering dependable performance. When you take a look at the performance specs of these two models, you’ll find that the CR-V not only manages to provide drivers with a more powerful engine configuration but also a more reliable fuel economy. Here’s how these two models differ in terms of performance and fuel efficiency:

  • Engine: The Honda CR-V LX has a 2.4L I-4 engine that produces 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, while the Ford Escape gets a 2.5L I-4 engine that only offers 168 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque.
  • Fuel Economy: The CR-V LX with 2-speed CVT is also more fuel-efficient, as it earns a 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway* rating, while the Ford Escape with a 6-speed automatic transmission only offers drivers a 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway rating.

Honda CR-V vs. Ford Escape: Interior Dimensions

Another major feature that drivers look for in a great SUV is the cabin and cargo space that can ensure you’ll have enough room for everyone and everything to come along for the ride. When you look at the interior dimensions of the CR-V LX and Escape, you’ll quickly see how much more passenger space and customizable cargo room you’ll have behind the wheel of the CR-V LX over the Escape. This makes the CR-V more versatile whether you’re running errands around town or packing up for a trip away. Check out the interior dimensions for these two models below:

Honda CR-V LX

  • Passenger Volume: 106 cu ft.
  • Cargo Volume: 39.2 cu ft.
  • Cargo Volume Seats Folded: 75.8 cu ft.
  • Front Headroom: 40.1 in.
  • Front Legroom: 41.3 in.
  • Rear Headroom: 39.2 in.
  • Rear Legroom: 40.4 in.

Ford Escape

  • Passenger Volume: 99 cu ft.
  • Cargo Volume: 34 cu ft.
  • Cargo Volume Seats Folded: 68 cu ft.
  • Front Headroom: 39.9 in.
  • Front Legroom: 43.1 in.
  • Rear Headroom: 39 in.
  • Rear Legroom: 37.3 in.
2019 Honda CR-V LX parked in lot

2019 Honda CR-V LX

Find the Honda CR-V for Sale at Metro Honda

After comparing these two SUVs, are you more drawn to the CR-V or Escape? If you’re still doing your research, you can find more features on how the CR-V compares to other models such as the Subaru Outback or Mazda CX5. Be sure to take a look at our new inventory of CR-V models for sale to see what suits your style and budget. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a test drive near Hoboken!


Disclaimers: *26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX trims. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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