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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Ford Escape

Are you looking for a compact crossover that will cater to you and your family in the Meridian area? The 2021 Honda CR-V is a fan favorite in the class and at Meridian Honda. Learn more about how the Honda CR-V stacks up against a premier competitor in the class with this 2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Ford Escape comparison.

Families who opt for the 2021 Honda CR-V will have five grades to choose from – LX, Special Edition, EX, EX-L and Touring. The fuel-efficient 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid is available in a trio of trim levels - Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring. A spacious, family-oriented option, the gas-powered Honda CR-V makes room for five passengers in a cabin that provides 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space – a number that is among the best in its class.


2021 Honda CR-V VS 2021 Ford Escape
190-Horsepower 1.5-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Base Engine 181-Horsepower 1.5-Liter EcoBoost® 3-Cylinder
Gas and Hybrid Powertrain Options Gas and Hybrid
28 MPG city, 34 MPG Hwy and 30 MPG Combined* Fuel Economy (FWD) 28 MPG city, 34 MPG Hwy and 30 MPG Combined
39.2 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 37.5 Cubic Feet


Differences Between the 2021 Honda CR-V and the 2021 Ford Escape

A mainstay in the compact crossover class, the Honda CR-V may prove to be the perfect fit in this 2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Ford Escape comparison. The gas-powered Honda CR-V is available with a standard 190-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission to make 28 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg combined*. Honda Real Time AWD with the Intelligent Control System™ is available for all trim levels.

To upgrade fuel economy, Meridian-area families can opt for the 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Honda CR-V Hybrid entries are powered by a two-motor 212-horsepower 2.0-liter hybrid powertrain that is mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission. Families who choose the Honda CR-V Hybrid may benefit from fuel economy that stands at 40 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway and 38 mpg combined*. Ford Escape models are available with four engine options – a 1.5-liter EcoBoost® three-cylinder, a 2.0-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder, a 2.5-liter hybrid and a 2.5-liter plug-in hybrid.

Drivers who have their hearts set on the 2021 Honda CR-V crossover will find no shortage of features and technology. Honda Sensing® driver-assistance technology is standard across the board and will help protect families on the go. Honda CR-V Special Edition, EX, EX-L and Touring trim levels keep you entertained and connected with a standard 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system with access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.

Contact Meridian Honda today to schedule a test drive in a 2021 Honda CR-V!

* 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

2021 Honda CR-V Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Touchscreen Display
2021 Honda CR-V Front Seats

2021 Honda CR-V Touchscreen Display
2021 Honda CR-V Center Console