The 2018 Honda HR-V in College Station Compared to the Ford Escape

If you are looking for a new SUV, why not take a look at the 2018 Honda HR-V in College Station?  This SUV has many features that impress, especially when compared to its competitors such as the 2018 Ford Escape.  Taking a closer look at this, the 2018 Honda HR-V has…

Better Fuel Economy

Fuel efficiency is usually a big factor when picking a new vehicle.  The Honda HR-V has a better fuel economy than the Escape on comparable models, potentially saving you money by taking you further for less.







4 cyl./ Manual

25 city/ 33 hwy*




4 cyl./ Auto

28 city/ 34 hwy*

21 city/ 29 hwy*

2.5 4 cyl./ Auto


4 cyl./ Auto

27 city/ 31 hwy*

22 city/ 28 hwy*

1.5 turbo 4 cyl./ Auto


Great Transmission Options

For those enthusiasts who want complete control of their vehicle, the 2018 Honda HR-V offers a manual transmission for better acceleration, control and fuel economy.  The Ford Escape does not have a manual transmission option.  The HR-V also offers an optional continuously variable transmission.  This transmission system has no “steps” between gears which can keep the engine at its most efficient speed for fuel economy or maintain the engine at its peak horsepower for maximum acceleration. 

Lighter Chassis

To help with maneuverability and efficiency, the Honda HR-V’s chassis is around 650 pounds lighter than the Ford Escape.  The HR-V is also 9 inches shorter than the Escape, making it ideal to drive in cities as it can fit in those tight parking spaces.  Even though the HR-V is shorter compared to the Escape, the HR-V boasts more passenger room with .9 inches more front shoulder room and 2 inches more rear legroom.

Want to know more about the 2018 Honda HR-V in College Station?  Come visit us at Allen Honda, your College Station Honda dealer to test drive the Honda HR-V, or any of the other Honda vehicles and find out for yourself if it’s the right vehicle for you! 

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.


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