2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

2019 Ford Escape, 2019 Toyota RAV4
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Escape vs. RAV4: Which Compact SUV Is Right for You?

The Ford Escape has a history of performing well in our competitive compact SUV rankings. Conversely, Toyota’s RAV4 hasn’t been quite as successful. However, Toyota fully redesigned the RAV4 for the 2019 model year, while the Escape hasn’t seen a complete redesign since 2013. Did Toyota make the right changes to push the RAV4 ahead of the aging Escape?

Using U.S. New Best Cars scoring data, we compare these compact crossovers in a number of important categories to help car shoppers make an educated buying choice. Once you’ve determined your primary priorities, use the information in this article to decide whether the Escape or RAV4 is best for you.

Remember that our scores and rankings change on a regular basis as new data and expert research become available. For this reason, the scores in this slideshow may not be the same as those in our new car reviews.

Keep reading to learn which new vehicle comes out ahead in the categories that matter most to compact SUV shoppers.

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