Hixson Ford of Leesville.

11981 Lake Charles Highway
Directions Leesville, LA 71446

  • Sales: 855-519-9970
  • Service: 855.519.9968
  • Parts: 855-519-9967

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Why Should You Choose the Ford Escape Instead of the Honda CR-V?

If you're looking for a new crossover near Leesville and DeRidder, be sure to check out the Ford Escape. This vehicle offers responsive performance, along with intelligent features and a comfortable cabin. And you can get all that at an affordable price. We think it's a great fit for drivers who want a crossover that is both exciting and practical.

The Escape has a lot to offer, but there are so many other crossovers on the road that you can choose from. Other models like the Honda CR-V also offer modern features at a competitive price. So what makes the Escape stand out? You can learn all about what sets this vehicle apart from the competition in the comparison below.

Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V

  • Price: The Escape is more affordable, starting at $23,940, than the CR-V, which starts at $24,250.
  • Size: Both are compact SUVs that offer seating for five. The Escape offers more front legroom, so taller drivers can stay comfortable, and more rear hip room so your passengers can stay comfortable.
  • Performance: The Escape offers three engine options, and you can get up to 245 horsepower for an exciting and energetic drive. The CR-C only offers two engine options, only getting up to 190 horsepower. You can also enjoy available Intelligent 4WD system, which provides better performance in dicey conditions than the CR-V's available AWD system.
  • Safety:Both vehicles offer features like the Blind Spot Information System, Lane Keeping System and Collision Warning. Additionally, the Escape offers features like Curve Control and Roll Stability Control to help you enjoy a stable, controlled ride, along with knee air bags for additional protection; the CR-V does not offer these features.
  • Features: 
    • Technology: You can enjoy features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in both vehicles. Additionally, the Escape offers Enhanced Active park Assist, which can steer you into a parking space for a seriously convenient ride; the CR-V does not offer this feature.
    • Comfort and Convenience: You can enjoy features like a leather-wrapped steering wheel in both models, in addition to a heated steering wheel in the Escape. Both offer a power liftgate, but the Escape also adds a hands-free, foot-activated feature for even more convenience.

As you can see, there are a lot of reasons to choose the Ford Escape from its affordable price to its exciting performance and intelligent features. And in our opinion, the Escape offers a sportier, more stylish design.


If you're interested in learning more about what the Ford Escape has to offer, come on over to our Leesville, LA dealership serving Fort Polk and Many, LA. We would be happy to show you our available models, answer any questions you might have and arrange a test drive so you can get to know this vehicle and decide if it's the right fit for you. Then we can help you get the auto loan or lease you need to get behind the wheel of an Escape of your own. Stop by our dealership at your convenience and we'll help you get started.