The 2013 Ford Escape vs. The 2013 Toyota RAV4

If you are in the market for a snappy compact crossover loaded with today’s most innovative technologies and wrapped in award-winning safety features, then look no further than the 2013 Ford Escape at Terry’s Ford of Peotone, your local Bradley-area Ford dealership. Completely redesigned for 2013, the all-new Ford Escape boasts a sleek exterior design, a refined cabin, and is home to a variety of useful high-tech features.

Although there are other impressive crossover choices out there, such as the 2013 Toyota RAV4, here at Terry’s Ford we have three overwhelming reasons to choose the 2013 Escape over its competitor for your daily adventures.

The Top Three Reasons to Choose the 2013 Escape

Engine Power: Crank up the 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder of the 2013 Escape and you will find 178 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. This is a nice boost over the 2.5L 2.5 4-cylinder in the 2013 Rav4 with its 176 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. The 2.0L 4-cylinder option for the 2013 Escape also cranks out more than the Rav4’s 4-cylinder, offering 64 more horses (240 vs. 176) and 98 lb-ft more torque (270 vs. 172). This allows you to bring your favorite toys along with the 2013 Escape as it is prepared to tow up to 3500 lbs over the Rav4’s 1500 lbs.

: Remote start, one-touch front and rear power windows, exterior keypad, and the automated parking system top a list of innovations found on the 2013 Escape, but not on the 2013 Rav4. The 2013 Escape also offers the class-exclusive foot-activated liftgate that allows you to open the tailgate without your hands, and without pressing a button on your fob. Simply have the fob in your pocket, lightly kick your foot under the rear bumper, and the liftgate opens. The Rav4 does not showcase any similar innovation to make your life easier.

: The 2013 Escape is proud to offer an optional feature called SYNC, which uses a combination of a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to not only give you turn-by-turn driving directions, but to also send emergency response personnel to the scene if any airbags have been deployed. The 2013 Rav4 offers a navigation computer, however, it does not offer any type of live response in the event of an emergency.

Test Drive the Ford Escape Today!

Visit Terry’s Ford for a test drive in the all-new 2013 Ford Escape. Located at 363 S. Harlem Avenue in Peotone, we are less than 30-minutes from Bradley when you hop on IL-50 North. For more information, you can contact our sales staff by dialing 888-832-3250. We look forward to introducing you to our award-winning crossover!