74points

BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)

81points

Ford Escape (2017)

Ford Escape (2017)
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BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014) vs Ford Escape (2017)

BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)

Why is BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014) better than Ford Escape (2017)?

  • 1.1l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    9.1l/100 kmvs10.2l/100 km
  • 6mm shorter
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    1.68mvs1684mm
  • 110Nm higher maximum torque
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    350Nmvs240Nm
  • 12.61% larger fuel tank
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    67lvs59.5l
  • Has four-wheel drive
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  • 66hp more horsepower
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    245hpvs179hp
  • 120mm longer wheelbase
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    2.81mvs2690mm
  • 1.6l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
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    6.2l/100 kmvs7.8l/100 km

Why is Ford Escape (2017) better than BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)?

  • 1.75x greater cargo volume
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    963lvs550l
  • 20.34% greater cargo volume (seats down)
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    1925.5lvs1600l
  • Has a rear-view camera
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  • 42mm narrower
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    1.84mvs1881mm
  • 0.07m smaller turn radius
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    11.83mvs11.9m
  • Has in-car system
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  • Has height-adjustable seat belts
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  • 1yrs longer drivetrain warranty (years)
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    5yrsvs4yrs

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.
2.turn radius

11.9m

11.83m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
3.drivetrain warranty (years)

4yrs

5yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car, such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft, etc. Typically longer than the basic warranty, it lasts for a certain number of years.
4.Has fully independent suspension
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
5.Has front-wheel drive
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
6.basic warranty (years)

4yrs

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Dimensions

1.height

1.68m

1.68m

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
2.cargo volume

550l

963l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
3.cargo volume (seats down)

1600l

1925.5l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
4.width

1.88m

1.84m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.wheelbase

2.81m

2.69m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
6.maximum headroom (front)

1.03m

1.01m

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Engine

1.fuel economy (city)

9.1l/100 km

10.2l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
2.maximum torque

350Nm

240Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
3.fuel tank capacity

67l

59.5l

A larger fuel tank is an advantage because you have to stop to refill less often.
4.horsepower

245hp

179hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
5.fuel economy (highway)

6.2l/100 km

7.8l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.Has a turbocharged engine
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
2.Has in-car system
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
3.Has height-adjustable seat belts
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
BMW X3 xDrive28i (2014)
Ford Escape (2017)
ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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