SUV shoppers who are browsing around for a new SUV may find themselves choosing between the 2021 Toyota RAV4 vs the 2021 Ford Escape. Not sure which vehicle is the better choice for you and your personal needs? Continue reading to view our breakdown of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 and the 2021 Ford Escape, comparing each model’s available configurations, engine power and utility.
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is offered in LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, TRD Off-Road and Limited. The 2021 Ford Escape is offered in S, SE, SEL and Titanium trims. In terms of engine performance, the 2021 RAV4 comes installed with a 203-horsepower, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine. The 2021 Escape is less powerful, only generating 181 horsepower with its turbocharged, three-cylinder, 1.5-liter engine.
2021 Toyota RAV4
2021 Ford Escape
|Six Trims||Trim Level Availability||Four Trims|
|203 hp||Standard Horsepower||181 hp|
|37.5 cu.ft.||Standard Cargo Capacity||33.5 cu.ft.|
|69.8 cu.ft.||Maximum Cargo Capacity||65.4 cu.ft.|
SUV shoppers who want a vehicle that’s great for hauling cargo will find more space to enjoy inside the 2021 Toyota RAV4 than the 2021 Ford Escape. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 has a standard cargo capacity of 37.5 cubic feet and a maximum cargo capacity of 69.8 cubic feet. The 2021 Ford Escape, in comparison, has a standard cargo capacity of 33.5 cubic feet and a maximum cargo capacity of 65.4 cubic feet.
A large number of safety and security features are available for the 2021 Toyota RAV4, including: A traffic sign reader, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, a lane keeping assistance system, a forward collision mitigation system, daytime running lights, rear door child safety locks, a tire pressure monitoring system, stability control, an engine immobilizer and more.