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2015 Hyundai Tucson vs Ford Escape vs Toyota RAV4

Competitor Comparison

It's a crowded field when it comes to crossover sport utility vehicles, and finding the right one for you and your family can be a daunting task. Thankfully, your Fredericksburg Hyundai dealer has compiled a competitor comparison to show you how the 2015 Hyundai Tucson stacks up against the the 2015 Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4. From the featured comforts that so often are overlooked to optional equipment that makes your driving experience that much better to the basic needs of a driver, it's clear to see how the 2015 Hyundai Tucson for sale at Pohanka Hyundai of Fredericksburg topples the competition.

All three vehicles are matched evenly when it comes to drive train, with four-cylinder engines and front-wheel drive automatic transmissions. Where the Tucson beats the competition is final drive ratio, wherein the Tucson has 3.51 and the Escape has 3.82, all while sitting on 17-inch alloy wheels.

The Tucson also bests the competition when it comes to room, with more second row headroom and second row legroom than either the Ford Escape or Toyota RAV4. The 2015 Tucson also has more passenger volume with 102 cubic feet of room versus the 98 cubic feet of space in the Ford Escape. The Tucson also gets a higher city fuel economy than the Escape, with an EPA-estimated 23 miles per gallon1.

When it comes to the difference between the Tuscon and its competitor, it's the little things that matter the most. Optional roof racks are available on the Tuscon and RAV4, but unavailable on the Escape, as is the remote fuel door release. An interior automatic day and night or electrochromic mirror comes as an option on the Tuscon, and isn't even available on the Escape or RAV4, and the same goes for the universal garage door opener. If you want a compass, it's an option on the the 2015 Tucson, but not available on the RAV4.

The 2015 Hyundai Tucson also offers the optional cloth and leatherette seat for maximum comfort, as well as the eight-way power adjustable driver's seat with lower lumbar support. SiriusXM Satellite Radio also comes standard on the Tucson, while it's only optional on the RAV4 and isn't available on the base model of the Ford Escape.

The Tucson also bests the competition when it comes to the warranty, offering a 60 month/60,000 mile basic warranty on all models, while the others only offer a 36 month/36,000 mile warranty. In addition, the Tucson features a 120 month/100,000 powertrain warranty, beating the 60 month/60,000 mile warranty of the Escape and RAV4. And, once again, the Tucson has a warranty on corrosion perforation that beats the competition, with 84 months versus 60 months.

From the featured comforts we sometimes think about to the roomy interior, it's clear to see who comes out victorious. Visit your Virginia Hyundai dealer at Pohanka Hyudai of Fredericksburg for more information about the inspiring new 2015 Hyundai Tucson.


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1EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition.