2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 GMC Terrain: Head to Head

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Escape vs. Terrain: Which Compact SUV Is Right for You?

If you are in the market for a compact SUV, there are many strong contenders to choose from. The compact SUV is a nice step up from a sedan. It can serve as a good commuter vehicle, carpool the kids, haul weekend camping gear, and handle a bit of rugged terrain on the road less traveled. This do-all is perfect for a small family that wants something not too big and not too small.

The 2018 Ford Escape and 2018 GMC Terrain are well-rounded compact SUVs. Both land in the top third of our competitive U.S. News Best Car rankings. The Escape offers a new mid-level SEL trim this year, while the Terrain is completely redesigned.

Head-to-head articles use U.S. News scores to compare closely related vehicles to help shoppers discern differences that may affect their buying decision. Scores on the U.S. News site are subject to change as new reviews and data become available. As a result, any score mentioned in the slideshow may not match scores posted in our reviews.

Click through the slides to see how the Escape and Terrain match up.

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