Ford Escape vs Hyundai Tucson

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Are you looking for more information on the 2022 Ford Escape vs. the Hyundai Tucson? The LaFontaine Ford of Lansing team has you covered. In the content below, we give Lansing, Holt, and East Lansing, MI, motorists the rundown on these two compact SUVs.

You’ll learn about the features that both the Ford Escape and the Hyundai Tucson offer as well as what makes one come out on top. Keep reading to find out!

Practical Fuel Economy, Exhilarating PerformanceRed Escape in the forest

A compact SUV is supposed to give you the best of both worlds: fuel efficiency and strength. Fortunately, each of these vehicles offers drivers a perfect balance of both. However, the Ford gives you more bang for your buck.

Check out the specs of the Ford’s available engines below:



Fuel Economy

1.5L EcoBoost®

181 HP

EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG

2.0L EcoBoost®

250 HP

EPA-estimated 22 city/31 highway MPG

2.5L Hybrid

200 Total System HP

EPA-estimated 44 city/37 highway MPG

2.5L Plug-In Hybrid

221 Total System HP

EPA-estimated 105 combined MPGe

The Hyundai Tucson offers gas, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid powertrains; however, it is not as efficient as the Ford. Compare the Tucson engine specifics below:



Fuel Economy

2.5L inline 4-cylinder

187 HP

EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway MPG

1.6L inline 4-cylinder turbo Hybrid

226 HP

EPA-estimated 38 city/38 highway MPG

1.6L inline 4-cylinder turbo Plug-In Hybrid

261 HP

EPA-estimated 80 combined MPGe

While both vehicles come with impressive towing capabilities, you’ll be able to haul more with the Ford Escape. The Tucson maxes out at 2,000 pounds when properly equipped, while the Escape lets you tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.

A Cabin You Won’t Want to LeaveInside the Escape

When you come home after a long day, sometimes you just sit in your vehicle, taking deep breaths and winding down before heading into the house. However, the amenities inside both the Ford Escape and the Hyundai Tucson will have you using your SUV as your go-to Zen zone.

For one, you can enjoy an available 10-way power-adjustable driver seat in the Escape and an available 8-way power-adjustable driver seat in the Tucson. Both models also offer an available premium audio system so that your favorite songs can take you away to a different world.

On the road, you’ll have an array of driver assistance technologies to help you feel more at ease in either vehicle. With the Ford Escape, though, you’ll have a better view of the most important driving data, with the available Head-Up Display. When you need a closer look at your Ford’s information, you can do so via the available expansive and brilliant 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.

Take the Ford Escape Home Today

Now that you’ve learned about the differences between the 2022 Ford Escape vs. the Hyundai Tucson, you’re more prepared to test out your favorite vehicle. With its efficient, capable powertrain and advanced, comfortable interior, we know that you’re going to love driving the Ford Escape around Lansing, Holt, and East Lansing, Michigan.

Visit LaFontaine Ford of Lansing today to test drive this SUV!

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