2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4

The 2019 Ford Escape and 2019 Toyota RAV4 are two of the most versatile vehicles on the market. If you've found yourself deciding between these two, take a look at our Dick Witham Ford Escape vs. RAV4 comparison page below. For the purposes of this comparison, we will be analyzing the 2019 Ford Escape SEL, starting at $28,445 MSRP, and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 XLE, starting at $27,450 MSRP.

If you would like to browse our current Waterloo, IA, dealership model selection, click through to our inventory. Please call a Dick Witham specialist at (866) 728-5693 or complete our online form if you have any questions. Continue reading to learn more about the Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 differences!


2019 Red Ford Escape Driving out of the City

Engine & Performance

The Escape and RAV4 both sport a 4-cylinder engine type. The Escape is equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost®, mated to a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. The transmission boasts auto start-stop technology, boosting fuel efficiency by reducing engine idling. A 2.5L I4 engine, coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission with ECT-i technology, drives the RAV4.

Interior & Cargo Space

Designed to be ideal daily drivers, both the Escape and the RAV4 offer a wide range of interior amenities. Look through the following table to see the different interior features of each model.


Interior Features

2019 Ford Escape

  • ActiveX upholstery
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Leather-trimmed front bucket seats
  • 10-way power driver seat
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control
  • Ice Blue® instrument panel cluster lighting

2019 Toyota RAV4

  • Fabric upholstery
  • 6-way manual driver seat
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control system with dust and pollen filter
  • Five USB ports
  • Rear cargo cover
2019 Ford Escape Dashboard
2019 Ford Escape Trunk Cargo Space Shot

Safety & Technology

Feel connected and protected in both the Escape and the RAV4! These crossover SUVs feature the latest tech and safety specs, keeping you entertained and aware on the road. See the table below for safety and technology differences of the Escape and RAV4.


Safety & Technology Features

2019 Ford Escape

  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • FordPass® Connect
  • 6-speaker audio system
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and SiriusXM Traffic with Travel Link®
  • SecuriLock® passive anti-theft system
  • Remote keyless entry system
  • MyKey®
  • Personal Safety System™
  • SOS Post Crash-Alert System™
  • Reverse sensing system

2019 Toyota RAV4

  • Entune™ 3.0 infotainment system
  • Blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure alert with steering assist
  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • Smart key system

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