Reviewing the Differences Between the Ford Escape and Jeep Wrangler

There are some pretty substantial differences between the new Ford Escape and the Jeep Wrangler. While both fall into the category of compact SUVs with seating for up to five, these two models are quite different in many ways than just their exterior builds. Here at Sunnyside Ford, we want to assist you in seeing these differences, so when the time comes for you to sign the papers you are taking home a new vehicle that is just right for your busy life in Holden, MA.

What's the Difference? All You Need to Know

While the Jeep Wrangler offers both a two and four-door option, the Ford Escape always offers five seating capacity. You'll also be equipped with a larger cabin better fit for larger passengers. You'll enjoy more rear legroom as well as more space for groceries, gear and other supplies.

The 2020 Ford Escape is also the more efficient choice with a 44 MPG rating in the city and 37 MPG rating on the highway.

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler offers a 22 MPG rating in the city and 29 PMG rating on the highway.

You'll be making many more stops at gas stations in the Jeep Wrangler which can certainly add up over time if you like to take long road trips often.

The Ford Escape equips you with more engine options, which include the listed below:

  • 1.5L 3-cylinder
  • 2.0 L 4-cylinder
  • 2.5 L 4-cyclinder

These engines let you tow between 1,500 and 3,500 pounds.

The Jeep Wrangler also offers three engines which include the following:

  • 2.0 L 4-cylinder
  • 3.0L V6 diesel
  • 3.6 L V6

You'll be able to tow between 2,000 and 3,500 pounds.

If power if what you are after than the Jeep Wrangler is a bit more equipped but if efficiency is what interests you than the Ford Escape is the better option.

To see for yourself how the new Ford Escape performs and feels, visit us today for a test drive.