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2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape

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Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Ford Explorer

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The 2018 Ford Escape is a compact crossover while the 2018 Ford Explorer is a midsize crossover SUV, both perfect for driving in Myrtle Beach. Regardless of which option you go with, you’ll have access to in-demand Ford features like:

  • Ford’s SYNC® infotainment system
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • FordPass – A Smarter Way to Move™
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)

There are some important differences worth considering, though, which is why the team at Myrtle Beach has provided this helpful comparison.

Performance and Fuel Economy

The 2018 Escape and 2018 Explorer are built to satisfy different kinds of performance needs, but both ride with a degree of confidence and agility to help get you through Conway.

  • The 2018 Ford Escape provides:
    • 3.5L V6 engine (290 hp, 255 lb-ft of torque) standard
    • 29 mpg hwy, 21 mpg city
    • Available all-wheel drive (AWD)
  • The 2018 Ford Explorer provides:
    • 2.5L I-4 engine (168 hp, 170 lb-ft of torque)
    • 24 mpg hwy, 17 mpg city
    • Available all-wheel drive (AWD)

Passenger and Cargo Space

These vehicles fit into different crossover SUV segments and are built to satisfy different lifestyle needs. See which one is the best fit for you:

  • The 2018 Ford Escape:
  • The 2018 Ford Explorer:
    • Seating for 7
    • 21.0 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space
    • 81.7 cubic feet of max. cargo space

Starting Price

These crossovers are made for different family sizes and different budgets:

  • Ford Escape – MSRP from $23,850
  • Ford Explorer – MSRP from $31,990

For smaller families looking to save some money, the new Ford Escape is a more than capable small crossover, but larger families with a bit more leniency in their budget and more of a need for space and power may want to go with the new Ford Explorer.

Take Home a New Ford SUV from Beach Ford

Before making any decisions, it’s a good idea to check them both out in person. Come by Beach Ford to take both of them for a test drive and check out your financing options. We’re located in Myrtle Beach, and you can contact us online with any questions. Compare the Ford Explorer to the Toyota Highlander or the Honda Pilot to learn more. Explore the hills of Murrells Inlet in your Ford model today!

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