2016 Ford Escape Comparison Grand Haven MI

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2016 Ford Escape VS 2015 Honda CR-V & 2015 Toyota RAV4

2016 Ford Escape In Grand Haven MI
2016 Ford Escape Rear View

2016 Ford Escape

Drivers in Grand Haven know how to appreciate the outdoors, as do drivers from Muskegon, Holland, Grand Rapids, and beyond. Our region offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration. Sometimes it's nice to gather up the family, jump in the car, and drive to a campground or fishing area, maybe in Grand Haven State Park, to "escape" from the minor stresses of work or school for a while and to relax and enjoy some valuable time with our friends or loved ones. Preferred Ford of Grand Haven is proud to have the 2016 Ford Escape compact SUV for sale. In sunny summer or snowy winters, this SUV offers us the opportunity to escape into a state of relaxation every time we drive it or ride in it. There automotive market offers many compact SUVs for sale. The 2015 Honda CR-V and the 2015 Toyota RAV4 are two examples, but neither of these can offer you the same experience as the 2016 Ford Escape can.

 2016 Ford
2015 Honda
2015 Toyota
Starting MSRPBelow $20,000Above $20,000Above $20,000
Horsepowerup to 240hpup to 186hpup to 176hp
Engine Choices3 Engines Available1 Engine1 Engine
2016 Ford Focus Front View


Let's start with the exterior designs of these three compact SUVs. The 2016 Ford Escape has an ultra-modern design that mixes sleek sportiness with both off-road and urban appeal. A bold grille combined with rounded front fenders and angular headlights gives the 2016 Ford Escape a distinct frontend, but it is its aggressive and suave bodylines flowing across its sides, along with its large and highly ornate wheel designs that make the 2016 Ford Escape stand apart from the crowd. Contrarily, the 2015 Honda CR-V has a much more subtle overall design, which includes fewer angular bodylines and less distinguishing features compared to the 2016 Ford Escape. The 2015 Toyota RAV4 is much closer to the 2015 Honda CR-V in its exterior design than it is to the 2016 Ford Escape. Between the three compact SUVs, the 2016 Ford Escape has the most distinct and aggressive exterior styling.

2016 Ford Escape Instrument Cluster


The interior of the 2016 Ford Escape is designed not only to look good, but to fit the ergonomic requirements of the driver. In other words, drivers in Grand Haven will find the instrument cluster in the 2016 Ford Escape, with its large digital infotainment display and assortment of buttons and controls, is not only comfortable to use, but it also provides tremendous responsiveness. This allows the driver and passengers to easily use the many great technological features in the 2016 Ford Escape. Although the interior designs of the 2015 Honda CR-V and the 2015 Toyota RAV-4 resemble that of the 2016 For Escape from a distance, when you get up close in the three compact SUVs, you'll notice that the 2016 Ford Escape clearly has more innovative touches and accessible buttons and controls than the others.

2016 Ford Escape Engine


Each of the 2015 Toyota RAV4 and the 2015 Honda CR-V has one standard engine choice. The 2016 Ford Escape, on the other hand, has three great engine choices, including a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that puts out 240 horsepower! Compare that to the 186 horsepower of the 2015 Honda CR-V or the 176 horsepower of the 2015 Toyota RAV4. According to Kelley Blue Book, the 2016 Ford Escape provides a superior overall driving experience, and it received a very solid 8.0 rating for its driving dynamics. Compare this with the 7.0 rating Kelley Blue Book gave the 2015 Toyota RAV4 for its driving dynamics, or how in its Expert Review, Kelley Blue Book said about the 2015 Honda CR-V, "For very slightly sportier handling, try the Ford Escape."

Test Drive the 2016 Ford Escape Today!

At Preferred Ford of Grand Haven, we understand how central your car is to your unique lifestyle. Especially here in Grand Haven, or perhaps in Muskegon, Holland, and even Grand Rapids, drivers know that having a capable automotive vehicle is important for appreciating the beautiful outdoors in our region of Michigan. If you ever feel like escaping the stresses of work or school by rounding up your family or friends and hitting the open road, the 2016 Ford Escape is a great option for you to consider. Compared to other compact SUVs like the 2015 Honda CR-V or the 2015 Toyota RAV4, the 2016 Ford Escape has a highly sporty, muscular, and modernly-stylized exterior, a significantly higher available 240 horsepower, as well as exceptional driving dynamics. Come by Preferred Ford of Grand Haven and test drive the 2016 Ford Focus, which is available for sale at our dealership today!

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