Ford Escape VS Toyota RAV4 in Livonia, MI

What Makes the Ford Escape a Better Option Than the Toyota RAV4?

If you're searching for a new SUV that is sporty, fun to drive and affordable, then the Ford Escape could be a great fit for you. This vehicle offers an agile and energetic drive that we think you're going to love, and it is packed with modern features that add safety, comfort and convenience to your driving experience. And you can get all that at a competitive price.

The Escape has a lot to offer, but it also has some competition. Other vehicles like the Toyota RAV4 also offer a sporty ride and great features. So why should you choose the Escape instead? Take a look at the comparison below to find out how these two vehicles compare and see why the Escape is the better option.

Ford Escape vs Toyota RAV4

  • The Escape is more affordable, starting at $23,850, than the RAV4, starting at $24,410, so you can save more.
  • You can choose from one of three engine options in the Escape, which allows you to customize your drive; the RAV4 only offers one engine. Additionally, the RAV4 only offers up to 176 horsepower, while the Escape offers up to 245 horsepower for a more exciting drive.
  • With features like Curve Control and Torque Vectoring Control, you can enjoy sharp handling and a stable ride in the Escape; the RAV4 does not offer these features.

  • The RAV4 offers all-wheel drive to help maintain traction. However the Escape offers four-wheel drive, which not only provides better traction than AWD in slippery conditions, but 4WD also turns off when it's not needed to help you save on gas.
  • Both vehicles offer seating for five, however, passengers can stay comfortable in the Escape, which offers more headroom, legroom and hip room in both the front and rear than the RAV4.
  • Each vehicle has an NHTSA 5-star crash rating and offers features like Blind Spot Information and Lane Departure Warning for your safety. Additionally, the Escape offers features like Enhanced Active Park Assist and the Side Sensing System for added safety and convenience; the RAV4 does not offer these features.
  • Both models offer infotainment systems with access to things like navigation and hands-free calls for your convenience. However, the Escape also offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for your entertainment and connectivity; these features are not available in the RAV4.

Clearly there's a lot to love about the Escape. If you're interested in learning more about the Ford Escape, feel free to stop by our Livonia, MI dealership serving Farmington, Redford and Westland. We would be happy to show you our available models, answer your questions and arrange a test drive for you in the model of your choice. That way, you can get all the information you need to decide if this is the right vehicle for you. Then we can help you get the auto loan or lease you need to get your hands on an Escape of your own. Visit us whenever you're ready and we'll help you get started.


  • Monday 9:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Tuesday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday 9:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Friday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday See Dept. Hours
  • Sunday Closed


Bill Brown Ford

32222 Plymouth Road
Directions Livonia, MI 48150

  • Sales: (734) 399-4244
  • Service: (734) 452-1026
  • Parts: (734) 784-2361

Make an Inquiry

; ;