2019 Ford Escape vs Hyundai Santa Fe

Which Compact Crossover Fits you Best: 2019 Ford Escape V. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Every SUV tells a story. The story of your family and your adventures. So, you need the right SUV to help you tell that story. But what do you need to look for when it comes to your next SUV?There are so many things to consider and everyone has different priorities. Vachon Ford wants to help by comparing some of the features of the 2019 Ford Escape and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, two of the more recognizable names in compact SUVs.

Trim Levels

2019 Ford Escape: Four trim levels. Available in front-wheel drive and 4X4 options.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Seven trim levels. Available in Front-wheel drive and All-wheel drive.

Room for your Family

How much room are you looking for in your SUV?  Both seat up to five with slightly different dimensions on the inside.

2019 Ford Escape: the Ford Escape has 98.7 cubic feet of space for passengers.  There is plenty of room for the riders in the front, as well as 37.3 inches of legroom in the second row.  The 60/40-fold-down second row creates 68 cubic feet of cargo space.  Or 34 cubic feet with the seats up.  That is loads of room for luggage, groceries or sports equipment.

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: The Santa Fe gives you 110.7 cubic feet of room inside the cabin for passengers. The riders in the second row have 40.9 inches of legroom.  Its rear cargo area has 35.9 cubic feet of storage feet with the seat up.  But 71.3 cubic feet of storage when you lay down the seats.

Keeping Your Family Safe

2019 Ford Escape: Standard rearview camera.  Available rear parking sensors, lane-keeping assist and  blind-spot monitoring.  Enhanced parking assist features.

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe:Parking Distance Warning.  Adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning.

Fuel Economy Comps

2019 Ford Escape: EPA estimated 22 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway.

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: EPA estimate 22 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway.

If power is what you are looking for, the Ford Escape provides a powerful 245-horsepower, 2.0-liter Ecoboost 4-cylinder engine.  The Hyundai's 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder churns out 235-horsepower.  With a powerful performance, great space and fuel economy, the Ford Escape is a great option for your family.  Throw in Ford's intuitive Sync 3 infotainment system and you have all the bases covered.  Talk to our team at Vachon Ford to see what features stand out for you.  You'll be glad you picked a Ford Escape for your family.

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Vachon Ford

455 Providence Rd
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  • Sales: (860) 774-3673
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