81points

Ford Escape (2017)

82points

Ford Flex (2018)

Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
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Ford Escape (2017) vs Ford Flex (2018)

Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)

Why is Ford Escape (2017) better than Ford Flex (2018)?

  • 4.5l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    10.2l/100 kmvs14.7l/100 km
  • 43mm shorter
    ?

    1.68mvs1727mm
  • 1.7x greater cargo volume
    ?

    963lvs566.3l
  • 89mm narrower
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    1.84mvs1928mm
  • 0.57m smaller turn radius
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    11.83mvs12.4m
  • 2.43l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    7.8l/100 kmvs10.23l/100 km
  • 3.38l/100 km better fuel economy (combined)
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    9l/100 kmvs12.38l/100 km
  • Has fully independent suspension
    ?

Why is Ford Flex (2018) better than Ford Escape (2017)?

  • 105Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    345Nmvs240Nm
  • 17.65% larger fuel tank
    ?

    70lvs59.5l
  • 22.36% greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2356lvs1925.5l
  • 108hp more horsepower
    ?

    287hpvs179hp
  • 304.5mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.99mvs2690mm
  • 48.5mm more headroom (front)
    ?

    1.06mvs1013.5mm
  • 38.4mm more headroom (rear)
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    1.03mvs990.6mm
  • 2.33x larger engine size
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    3.5lvs1.5l

General info

1.turn radius

11.83m

12.4m

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.
2.drivetrain warranty (years)

5yrs

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.
3.Has fully independent suspension
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
4.Has front-wheel drive
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
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.
5.basic warranty (years)

3yrs

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.
6.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Dimensions

1.height

1.68m

1.73m

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

1925.5l

2356l

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.
3.cargo volume

963l

566.3l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
4.width

1.84m

1.93m

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

2.69m

2.99m

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)

1.01m

1.06m

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)

10.2l/100 km

14.7l/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

240Nm

345Nm

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

59.5l

70l

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

179hp

287hp

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

7.8l/100 km

10.23l/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.fuel economy (combined)

9l/100 km

12.38l/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 higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Features

1.number of airbags

7

7

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six, but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags, and side curtain airbags.
2.Has a rear-view camera
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
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.
3.Has in-car system
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
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.
4.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
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.
5.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Ford Escape (2017)
Ford Flex (2018)
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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