2020 Ford Escape vs Toyota RAV4

As a family or faithful commuter in Pensacola, Crestview, or Fort Walton Beach, driving should be a pleasurable and comfortable experience after the hard work is done.

Maybe you need an escape from the everyday grind and serious business you undertake. SUVs like the 2020 Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 can make your commute an easy ride, but is one better than the other?

Let World Ford Pensacola explain the unique differences between the Escape and RAV4, so you can make the right decision.

Ford Escape vs Toyota RAV4: Interior Space

2020 Ford Escape CargoStretching out in a spacious SUV will instantly relax you and put you in a peaceful frame of mind before driving home. Inside the 2020 Ford Escape, you can stretch out your long legs with 42.4 inches of space in the front row.

The Toyota RAV4 allows 41 inches, which puts you in tighter quarters. Toyota gives you 37.7 inches of headroom in the front row of the RAV4, but Ford bumps up the total to 40 inches of welcome space in the Escape.

You want easy access to essentials like your wallet and smartphone, but the front console cannot always accommodate more than the immovable and bulky gear shift.

Ford redesigned their gear shift in the front by eliminating your traditional lever, which Toyota still uses, and instead installing a rotary gear shift dial that takes up way less space.

Escape vs RAV4: High-Tech Amenities

What better way to relax and escape than starting up the car and listening to your favorite tunes? Both the Ford Escape and the Toyota RAV4 offer a free SiriusXM® subscription to new owners, which keeps you entertained with any genre of music imaginable, as well as up to date on breaking news and sports scores.

Keeping your eyes on the road is so easy with the Ford Escape. The head-up display sharpens your focus on the road by displaying the navigation screen on the windshield––right before your eyes. No similar tool exists in the RAV4, so your eyes drift away from the road and an unnecessary distraction surfaces.

Escape vs RAV4: Engine Differences

2020 Ford Escape in Velocity BlueStopping for gas entails exiting your car and fueling the tank. If you’re commuting to work at the Naval Air Station Pensacola or to other businesses in the Florida Panhandle, making extra stops takes away from your time to decompress.

The Toyota RAV4 gives you a fuel tank capacity of 14.5 gallons, while the 2.0L EcoBoost® Escape engine delivers up to 15.7 gallons of fuel tank capacity.

With the Escape, you can choose between two different engines – the standard 1.5L EcoBoost® engine, that can help increase fuel efficiency and lower emissions, or the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine. While both the Escape and RAV4 offer comparable horsepower, the RAV4 only features one type of engine, the 2.5L Dynamic Force engine.

2020 Ford Escape Edges Out the Toyota RAV4

It takes the right SUV to ease your mind on your daily commutes. The 2020 Ford Escape edges out the Toyota RAV4 by providing a comfortable experience for Pensacola, Crestview, and Fort Walton Beach drivers.

Stop by the World Ford Pensacola dealership for a test drive!