2016 Honda HR-V vs. 2016 Ford Escape

2016 Honda HR-V

2016 Honda HR-V

2016 Ford Escape

2016 Ford Escape

Proving itself as one of the most durable, dependable, and engaging crossovers on the market, the 2016 Honda HR-V is beating out its competition in all the ways that matter. The performance of every model impresses, and the 2016 Honda HR-V also offers a wide range of customizable features – so it has something for every need and every kind of driver. Whether it's on the highway, in the city, or in the suburbs, the sleek and stylish 2016 Honda HR-V makes a bold statement and drives with precision, power, and safety. Nothing illustrates its superiority better than a simple comparison with its competition, the 2016 Ford Escape.


With a 4-cylinder aluminum alloy engine, the 2016 Honda HR-V delivers 141 horsepower, a sufficiently powerful drive for its smooth handling, optimized safety features, and impressive fuel economy. In fact, its safety and efficiency earned it multiple awards. The 2016 Honda HR-V received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)*. And because of the 2016 Honda HR-V's 35 mpg highway**, the Green Car Journal named the 2016 Honda HR-V the 2016 Green SUV of the YearTM***.

By comparison, the best any model of the 2016 Escape can offer is 32 miles per gallon. With its 2.5L i-VCT engine, the Escape does deliver a minimum of 168 horsepower, but this power doesn't make up for what the Escape lacks in safety and efficiency when compared to the 2016 Honda HR-V.


Performance is only one thing to keep in mind, though. Let’s take a look at what features each vehicle offers.

2016 Honda HR-V

  • Available heated seats
  • Available leather-trimmed seats
  • Available leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Push button start
  • Honda LaneWatch
  • Multi-angle rearview camera
  • Bluetooth handsfree link with streaming audio and SMS text message function
  • Sirius XM, HD Radio, Pandora capability
  • Available 7-inch electrostatic display with with voice recognition and Honda satellite-linked navigation

2016 Ford Escape

  • Cloth seating
  • Push button start
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
  • iTunes tagging, which allows you to identify songs on the radio
  • Sirius XM satellite radio capability
  • Available Sirius XM navigation trial subscription

Which Vehicle is Right for you?

The 2016 Ford Escape is a quality SUV, and there is no doubt that it will get you from point A to point B. However, only the 2016 Honda HR-V combines impressive performance, safety, and fuel-economy into one stunning, sleek package. When the 2016 Honda CR-V is stacked up against the competition, it’s clear who the winner is.

Learn More About The 2016 Honda HR-V vs. The 2016 Ford Escape Today

If you’re a Casper, Glenrock, Douglas, Riverton, Lander, Worland area driver and you have any questions about the 2016 Honda HR-V vs. the 2016 Ford Escape, call Honda of Casper today at 877-224-1448 – or feel free to stop by 3801 CY Avenue, Casper, WY and say hi!

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags.

**Based on 2016 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.

**For more information see GreenCarJournal.com