Are you shopping around for a compact crossover SUV? Two solid choices are the Nissan Rogue and the Ford Escape. See how they stack up in this 2022 Nissan Rogue vs. 2022 Ford Escape comparison.

2022 Nissan Rogue vs. 2022 Ford Escape

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In this 2022 Nissan Rogue vs. 2022 Ford Escape comparison, we evaluated several areas. This includes performance, fuel economy, towing, off-road capabilities, safety, passenger and cargo space, interior features and technologies, warranty coverage, and price.

Rogue vs. Escape: Performance and fuel economy

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On the performance front, all 2022 Nissan Rogue models come equipped with a 2.0-liter VC-Turbo 3-cylinder engine, which generates 201 hp. In comparison, the 2022 Ford Escape offers four engine options: a turbocharged 1.5-liter I-3 engine (181 hp), a turbocharged 2.0-liter I-3 engine (250 hp), a hybrid (200 hp), and a plug-in hybrid (221 hp).

For efficiency, the Rogue gets an estimated fuel economy of up to 33 combined mpg. In comparison, the gas-powered Escape has an estimated fuel economy of up to 30 combined mpg, and the Escape Hybrid has a gas mileage of up to 41 combined mpg. Also, the Escape PHEV plug-in hybrid has an efficiency rating of 105 MPGe when driving in electric-only mode and 40 combined mpg in hybrid mode.

Rogue vs. Escape: Towing

The Escape can tow considerably more than the Rogue. It has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, compared to 1,350 pounds for the Rogue.

Rogue vs. Escape: Off-road capabilities

While both the Rogue and Escape offer a traction-enhancing all-wheel drive system, the Rogue is better for off-road use. This is because it has higher ground clearance than the Escape (up to 8.2 vs. 7.3 inches).

Rogue vs. Escape: Safety

The Rogue is safer than the Escape. It earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award, which is the highest possible IIHS rating. In comparison, the Escape received the second-tier IIHS Top Safety Pick award. 

Rogue vs. Escape: Passenger and cargo space

The Rogue is slightly bigger than the Escape, with more interior space. It has a total passenger volume of 105.4 cu-ft and a maximum cargo capacity of 74.1 cu-ft. In comparison, the Escape has a total passenger volume of 104.0 cu-ft and a maximum cargo capacity of 65.4 cu-ft.

Rogue vs. Escape: Interior features and technologies

The Rogue and Escape are evenly matched for interior features and technologies. Unlike the Escape, the Rogue offers heated rear seats and a rear climate control system. However, unlike the Rogue, the Escape offers a Wi-Fi hotspot and HD Radio.

Rogue vs. Escape: Warranty coverage

For warranty coverage, both the Rogue and Escape have the backing of a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Rogue vs. Escape: Price

Which crossover SUV costs more: the 2022 Rogue or the 2022 Escape? The starting price of the 2022 Rogue ranges from $27,150 MSRP for the S trim up to $36,930 MSRP for the Platinum trim. In comparison, the starting price of the 2022 Escape ranges from $26,760 MSRP for the S trim up to $40,435 MSRP for the PHEV Titanium trim.

Please note: These prices are subject to change, as many automakers are increasing the price of cars with the high inflation costs.

2022 Nissan Rogue vs. 2022 Ford Escape: Which crossover SUV is better?

In this 2022 Nissan Rogue vs. 2022 Ford Escape comparison, each crossover SUV has various advantages. For the 2022 Rogue, advantages include base engine output, gas-engine efficiency, off-road capabilities, safety, and passenger and cargo space. Conversely, advantages for the 2022 Escape include maximum engine output, hybrid efficiency, and towing.

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