2020 Nissan Rouge vs. 2019 Ford Escape

KEY ROGUE ADVANTAGES

  • Active Ride Control (ARC) – Rogue’s Active Ride Control system automatically adjusts throttle and applies brake pressure on rough road surfaces to help enhance ride quality. This feature is not available on Escape.
  • Nissan EZ Flex® Seating System – Rogue’s 2nd-row seatbacks can recline and fold flat, and the seats can slide fore and aft approximately 9 inches in two independent sections. Escape’s 2nd-row seatbacks recline, but the seats do not slide.
  • Available Intelligent Cruise Control1 (ICC) with Full-Speed Range and Hold – Rogue’s available Intelligent Cruise Control automatically adjusts the vehicle’s speed according to the flow of traffic. The system enables the vehicle to help maintain a preset gap to the vehicle ahead and then slow, stop, and hold in place as traffic requires. Escape’s available Intelligent Cruise Control system does not include full-speed range or hold functions.
  • Greater cargo capacity – Rogue offers more cargo capacity than Escape.
    • 5.3 more cubic feet with the rear seats upright (39.3 cu. ft. vs. 34.0)
    • 2 more cubic feet with the rear seats folded down (70.0 cu. ft. vs. 68.0)
  • Higher EPA mileage estimates (FWD and AWD) – Rogue achieves higher EPA mileage estimates on all models.
    • Rogue FWD: 26 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg
    • Escape 2.5 FWD: 21 city/29 highway/24 combined mpg
    • Escape 1.5 FWD: 23 city/30 highway/26 combined mpg
    • Escape 2.0 FWD: 22 city/29 highway/25 combined mpg
    • Rogue AWD: 25 city/32 highway/27 combined mpg
    • Escape 1.5 AWD: 22 city/28 highway/24 combined mpg
    • Escape 2.0 AWD: 21 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg

Additional Advantages

  • Xtronic CVT® (vs. 6-speed A/T)
  • Intelligent Engine Brake (I-EB)
  • Vented rear disc brakes (vs. solid discs)
  • Standard LED daytime running lights (vs. available)
  • Standard High Beam Assist (HBA) (vs. available)
  • Zero Gravity front seats
  • Available Quick Comfort® Seat Heaters
  • Rear Door Alert2
  • Standard Apple CarPlay®3 and Android Auto™3 (vs. available)
  • Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System
  • Easy-Fill Tire Alert
  • More safety features including:
    • Standard Lane Departure Warning4 (LDW) (vs. available)
    • Standard Intelligent Lane Intervention5 (I-LI) (vs. available)
    • Standard Blind Spot Warning6 (BSW) (vs. available)
    • Available Intelligent Around View® Monitor7 (I-AVM) (vs. available multi-view camera, but no Moving Object Detection system)
    • Standard Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection8 (vs. available and no pedestrian detection)
    • Available Rear Automatic Braking9 (RAB)
    • Standard Rear Cross Traffic Alert10 (RCTA) (vs. available)
  • Standard satellite radio (vs. available)
  • More front head room
  • Greater interior passenger volume (with or without moonroof)

2019 FORD ESCAPE OVERVIEW

Escape is Ford’s small crossover SUV. It is available in four trim levels with three different engines, a 6-speed automatic transmission, and front- or all-wheel drive. Its intelligent all-wheel drive system uses torque vectoring to control power delivery to each wheel.

Escape is a well-equipped crossover that has many available convenience and safety features. But Rogue offers more refined styling, greater passenger and cargo versatility, and more advanced driving technologies than Escape.

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019 FORD ESCAPE

Escape carries over with the following change:

  •  New exterior colors: Agate Black, Baltic Sea Green, and Sedona Orange

TRIM LEVEL MATCHUPS

Rogue Escape
S (FWD) S (FWD)
S (AWD)
SV (FWD/AWD) SE (FWD/AWD)
SL (FWD/AWD) SEL (FWD/AWD)
SL with SL Premium Package (FWD/AWD) Titanium (FWD/AWD)
Source: All vehicle information is based on respective manufacturers’ websites. Information accurate at time of publication.
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4 Lane Departure Warning only operates when lane markings are able to be detected. See Owner’s Manual for safety information.
5 Intelligent Lane Intervention only operates when lane markings are detectable. See Owner’s Manual for safety information.
6 Blind Spot Warning cannot prevent collisions and may not detect every object or warn in all situations. Driver should always turn and look before changing lanes. See Owner’s Manual for safety information.
7 Intelligent Around View Monitor cannot eliminate blind spots and may not detect every object. Driver should always turn and check surroundings before driving. See Owner’s Manual for safety information.
8 Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection cannot prevent all collisions and may not provide warning or braking in all conditions. Driver should monitor traffic conditions and brake as needed to prevent collisions. See Owner’s Manual for safety information.
9 Rear Automatic Braking cannot prevent all collisions and may not provide warning or braking in all conditions. Driver should always turn and check surroundings before driving and brake as needed to prevent collisions. See Owner’s Manual for safety information.
10 Rear Cross Traffic Alert may not detect all vehicles. See Owner’s Manual for safety information